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Family Road Trip Checklist: What to Bring and What to Leave Behind

We’ve been traveling as a family full-time since 2018. While we have made international trips by plane, we spend most of our time RVing in North America. We’ve learned that road trips offer invaluable experiences that bring our family closer together. Family road trips provide a unique opportunity for family members to spend quality time […]

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Unique places to visit in Canada for Family Vacation

Is Canada a good family holiday destination? Yes, Canada has so much to offer, from the sandy beaches of Prince Edward Island (and the home of Green Gables Heritage Place made famous in Anne of Green Gables) to the immigration history of European settlers in Halifax on the East Coast, and the pristine waters of […]

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Traveling As a Family: The Good, The Bad, and the Snuggly

Whether you’re planning to travel on a budget abroad or take a road trip a few cities away, traveling as a family can be a lot of fun, but along with the process can come some challenges. While we see plenty of Instagram-worthy travel moments online, we don’t usually see the lineups, change of plans, […]

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Budget Family Travel: The Ultimate Guide to Traveling with Kids on a Budget

Family vacation doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are some tips for family travel on a budget!

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9 Challenges to Family Travel (and how we pretend we don’t mind)

It’s time to explore the great outdoors with your kids, see the world, hike a mountain, learn some history, experience a dip in an untouched lake, or taste the world-renown delicacies of a new city, but so far, it’s taken 28 minutes to “Get your shoes on and get in the car,” and you’re now […]

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RV Life Hack: Housesitting and Pet Sitting

We’ve been traveling full-time since 2018 in our RV but didn’t add petsitting to our adventure until we started petsitting in England in 2022.

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How I Almost Killed A Goat While Petsitting in France

This specific housesit in France was pretty unique: 9 goats, 10 chickens, a herd of cats, and a basset hound named Austin – but I may have missed the mark when giving the goats a ‘treat.’

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Tips For Traveling With Kids On Planes

You’re taking your kids on a plane for the first time: You’ve got your kid’s clothes, toys, and snacks packed, but will it be enough? Will younger kids sleep on that long-haul flight? Will older kids have enough to do to keep them occupied while they sit in one spot for hours at a time? […]

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A Better Conversation Starter Than “What was your favorite part of Europe?”

I love that people ask our boys this question because it shows that they are really interested in seeing the trip through our boys’ eyes, but I’ve seen how this conversation starter question usually leads to silence.

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Best Airplane Luggage For Kids (from a family who spent seven months in Europe)

Luggage was a big conversation for us as we were planning our trip to Europe, so if you’re planning on buying luggage for your kids for a trip overseas, here’s what went into our conversation and what we ended up settling on.

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Planes vs Trains in Europe With Kids

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you choose to make a purchase, we will earn a commission for the referral at no cost to you. Should we take a plane or train with kids in Europe? Train travel in North America is less practical than in Europe, so future tourists often ask us about […]

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