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Cultural Storytelling Through Cuisine

A simple taste of bread and butter has the power to transport me thousands of miles away to a tiny balcony in Paris – breakfast every morning of my Parisian adventure with my 12 year-old daughter. The crisp crunch of a freshly baked, warm baguette smothered with sea-salt butter whisks me to another hemisphere entirely.  Food tells a story. Food...

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Sustainable Travel and Ecotourism in the UK

Explore sustainable travel opportunities and ecotourism in the UK. What do you think of when you hear the terms “sustainable travel” and “ecotourism?” Perhaps an environmentally friendly safari to Tanzania or the rainforests of Brazil? Many people subconsciously tie ecotourism to places of incredible biodiversity and pristine wilderness. While these represent excellent locations for such activities, it’s easy to forget...

What to Do on a Trip to the UK With Kids

The United Kingdom with kids remains one of the top tourist destinations worldwide for countless reasons. You’ll be amazed by the variety of family-friendly activities providing powerful insights into British culture while teaching you about its history and contributions to the planet, from Jane Austen to the Beatles. And there’s no end to the spectacular sights, including iconic landmarks, stunning...

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Spanish Foods Your Family Will Devour

Travel with kids represents an endless adventure. Not only does it provide you with opportunities to teach your children about the world, but you also get to experience new things through their eyes. There are so many magical aspects to stepping outside of your comfort zone and teaching your children that “no one is foreign.” Unfortunately, trying new foods can...

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Visiting Spain With Kids: 5 Engaging Experiences You Must Try

Do you long to visit a destination steeped in centuries of history, iconic architecture, and groundbreaking artwork? Are you a fan of mouthwatering chocolate and world-famous cuisine? If so, look no further than Spain. Located on the Iberian Peninsula in Southern Europe, Spain has it all, from sunny weather to towering cathedrals and expansive town squares. Locals adore children, which...

Sustainable Tourism: Take the Icelandic Pledge

Have you heard of “The Icelandic Pledge”? If not, we’re here to introduce you to this new way of thinking about sustainable travel. The folks at “Inspired by Iceland” conceived of the pledge to raise awareness about tourists’ responsibility when visiting the “Land of the Midnight Sun”. It outlines ways to preserve the pristine beauty of this island while enjoying...

7 Must-Try Activities When Visiting Iceland With Kids

The first Norseman to intentionally sail to Iceland, Flóki Vilgerðarson, settled its lush green banks in the 9 th century AD. His family and fellow settlers faced a challenging existence. One hewn from a veritable land of fire and ice. Flóki renamed the island, then Garðarshólmi, to Ísland (Iceland), living out the rest of his days there. Today, adventurous activities...

Learn About the World Through Holiday Traditions

‘Tis the season for eggnog lattes, evergreens glimmering with lights, and binge-watching Hallmark movies. Halls are decked, kids are caroling, and gifts are wrapped and under the tree. While we’re all doing things a little differently this year, the holiday season brings with it a coziness we look forward to year-round. It also represents a fantastic time to learn about...

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Safer Travels: How to Stay Safe Traveling

Although restrictions remain in place, travel is at the forefront of many peoples’ minds. Cabin fever has reached an all-time high, and travelers long to stretch their legs and get away from too much screen time. What’s more, many travel destinations desperately need to boost the economy, getting local businesses back on track for success. As attractions continue to reopen,...

Worldschooling, Roadschooling, and the Changing Face of Education

Is your family interested in alternative methods of education? Such as homeschooling? Until recently, leaping into remote learning felt intimidating. Of course, COVID-19 has changed many parental perspectives. More families than ever before are involved in homeschooling. They realize they can integrate this form of learning into their family dynamic, and their children are thriving.  Despite current travel restrictions, some...