Family Travel with the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA)

Gearing Up For A Family Trip?

Flying with family is no simple task. Getting everyone packed, organized and ready to go through security with little fuss can present quite a challenge. Thankfully, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) has a few pointers to help make your summer travel experience run smoothly.
Charles and Jordan in Morocco

31 Tips for Better Family Travel

One of the most common responses we get when we tell people that we travel with our kids is, "Wow, I have no idea how you do that. I could never travel with my kids." Traveling with kids doesn't have to be a nightmare. It can be a wonderful experience. The truth is we are not super parents with amazing powers that let us travel effortlessly with our little ones. We just know a few tricks that seem to work for us. Here are 31 tips that might make you consider taking your kids on your own trip.
Madrid centro Daddy Carrying little girl

Fun Family Activities in Madrid

With nearly a week in Madrid to spend, I was a bit worried about what we'd find to do in the city with a seven and four year old. Would we be resigned to a week of checking out amusement parks and playgrounds, or is it possible to enjoy the art, architecture and history of a European city with kids in tow? Well, we definitely found out...
Villa Saint Exupéry Gardens Hostel Nice France Family Hostel Guide

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing A Great Family Hostel

Hostels have a reputation for being party places filled with 20 year old students, grungy shared bathrooms and crowded dorms. But things have changed. Some hostels now rival nice hotels for amenities and cleanliness, and many have private rooms and bathrooms for couples and families. We mostly stay in rental apartments when we travel, as we can get great long term rates and a place to cook (almost a necessity when you travel with two kids under eight!). We've found that hostels are a great alternative to hotels when ...