Everything we’ve learned about travel and our family.

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.
Our Family Travel Bucket List

What’s on our Family Travel Bucket List?

Like so many people, we keep a bucket list. Ours is constantly changing, as new adventures catch our eye, and as completed dreams are checked off. It seems for every one we check off, two more get added to the list so, before it becomes unmanageable, here are  50 items at the top of our family bucket list.
Smiling on the Douro River Cruise Porto Portugal

Five International Family Destinations For Under $100 A Day

While most people think that cheap travel is an option only for the young and single backpacking set, traveling cheaply is definitely possible, even as a family. There are plenty of interesting destinations around the world that won't break the bank once you've arrived. Check out five of our favorite affordable family destinations from last year.
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.
Family Luggage

2 Kids, 6 Bags And a Flat Mule: Baggage Woes!

Luggage, every traveler's bane and many traveler's only worldly possession. Do you own it or does it own you? I take a quick peak at how our luggage has evolved from our simple backpacking days 10 years ago up until we had kids and then the mountain of bags we traveled with right after. As the kids get older, is there hope on the horizon for us? I hope so....
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...