Category: Family Travel Tips

July 13, 2017 / Family Travel Tips

Machu Picchu with kids     This is going to be a long one, brace yourself. There is a LOT of good information here if you can endure my story telling and fragrantly bad humor. First of all don’t make the same mistake I did and let your spouse plan…

February 27, 2017 / Family Travel Tips

Venice with kids Our tour guide: We spent a lot of time researching “tour guides for kids in Venice” and after many hours of deliberation we chose Rossanna Columbo. She was easily one of the best, if not THE best, tour guides we have ever had with the kids. She…

February 6, 2017 / Family Travel Photography
February 3, 2017 / Family Travel Tips
December 12, 2016 / Family Travel Tips

Review of Tailor Made Tours Egypt   Strap in for a heavy-duty review. Don’t give up on me half way through here. This is a long review, you can skip the fun part at the beginning here and move right on to the “meat and potatoes” if you so choose…

December 9, 2016 / Family Travel Tips

5 tips to save money for travel   Don’t be lazy, be prepared to learn, be prepared to get your hands dirty. If you can, DO: Every time I have a project to do from the honey do list I look at the cost of materials and the labor cost.…

November 7, 2016 / Family Travel Tips

Is Egypt safe to visit with kids?   Let me start by saying that safety is completely objective and your idea of “safe” may differ drastically from someone else, including mine. There is my disclaimer.   I searched the hell out of this particular question myself and I couldn’t find…

April 24, 2016 / Family Travel Tips

Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park for Families   This is really a two-part review On the Shiga Kogen area so I highly recommend that you read the first part of this review before proceeding.   Jigokudani Snow Monkey park is a 3 mile or so walk through a pine forest in the…

April 23, 2016 / Family Travel Tips

How to Travel for Cheap I am often caught up in conversation on how I travel for cheap so I thought I might write it down for you. Flexibility: This is simply the most important part of traveling on the cheap. I usually travel “to the fare” as opposed to…

March 10, 2016 / Family Travel Tips

How I did the Louvre with young children   The Louvre is a giant museum. For those people without children you can just substitute “museum” for “tantrum factory”. A happy child, read occupied, is like a cute little baby kitten playing with a ball of yarn. A bored, hungry, tired,…