Category Archives Traveling with Children

Santa at the airport

Have you seen the classic 80s movie Planes, Trains and Automobiles? Unlikely travel companions Steve Martin and John Candy get stuck making their way home for the holidays and navigate a bunch of stressful and hilarious situations. Fun to watch on screen; not so fun to experience in real life. The mega-holiday that spans Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day is…

Bay in Vancouver

Few cities can compare to Vancouver on a beautiful sunny day, with its gleaming skyscrapers framed by rugged mountains and sparkling sea. As if the surrounding natural beauty weren’t already enough to merit a visit, the city is diverse and cosmopolitan, with a thriving food scene, stylish boutiques, chic hotels, and a robust arts community. Vancouver has something for everyone,…

Busy mom with kids

A lot of things change when you become a mother, and traveling is certainly one of them. What was once a relatively simple experience has become a much bigger, louder, and perhaps messier ordeal.  Gone are the days of only worrying about yourself; there are now one or more tinier human beings along for the ride and they can make…

Tips for Flying with a Baby

Ah, your little bundle of joy. While your baby is the light of your life, he or she may strike dread into the hearts of your fellow passengers if you’re not well prepared for your flight. Like flying with a toddler, your trip with your infant will be much more enjoyable and stress free if you take a few steps…

Practical Advice from Experts, Parents, and Travel Veterans When adults travel abroad for the first time, the experience frequently becomes a cornerstone event in their lives. It may be as part of a college exchange program, a business trip during their first job, or perhaps a honeymoon. Almost invariably, the time spent out of the country is memorable and rewarding.…

Air travel

You know that when you’re preparing to fly, you’re only allowed to bring a quart-size bag of liquids each organized in 3.4-ounce bottles to get through security. But what about breast milk and formula? If you follow the Transportation Security Administration’s rules for carry-on liquids, you may assume you can only bring a very small amount of breast milk or…

Mallorca_wine_tour

Going on vacation is a wonderful opportunity. It gives you the ability to leave all of your work, stress and responsibilities at home for a few days or weeks while you relax and explore the world. And then there’s the potential to reap some health benefits. Studies have shown that taking a vacation contributes to higher positive emotional levels and…

traveling with children

There’s no question that there are plenty of germs to be picked up in airports and on planes while traveling. But with travelers being exposed to the highly contagious measles virus in the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport early in September and the rapid spread of Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) across the U.S., parents’ concern for their children’s health is running high. Measles…

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