For this World Tour of the Web, I asked some of my fellow family travel bloggers to share links to their all-time favorite posts. There’s something here for everyone: inspiration, practical travel tips, cutural observations, beautiful photos, and comic relief. Enjoy!
10 Lessons from 10 Years Adventuring with Kids
by Kirstie Pelling, The Family Adventure Project
This post will inspire you to get over any fears you may have about traveling with children so you can start exploring the world as a family.
My Tips for Traveling While Pregnant
by Nicole Wiltrout, Arrows Sent Forth
Whether you are thinking about becoming a parent, you’re pregnant for the first time, or you’re expecting again…these handy tips will help you to enjoy traveling during a pregnancy.
Money Saving Tips the Travel Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know
by Debbie Dubrow, Delicious Baby
These clever tips will help you take that family vacation, even on a tight budget.
Just Another Day in China: The Haircut
by Heather Greenwood Davis, Globtrotting Mama
On a world tour with her family, this mama delights in the culturally different “spa day” that unfolded after asking for a simple buzz cut for her two boys.
A Day Trip to Cuba’s Beautiful Playa Pilar
by Corinne McDermott, Have Baby Will Travel
The author, Corinne McDermott, said of this story, “It’s the pictures on this post that I love looking at–especially now that the weather’s getting so dreary and grey.” If you live somewhere chilly and are longing for a slice of beachy paradise right about now, drink in the lovely photos in this article about a beach visit in Cuba.
Courageously Facing Special Needs Through Travel
by Heather Reed, Trekaroo
Warning: this one will make you tear up. A few of these tips for traveling with children with special needs could apply to all kids.
Tales from the Moluccas #2 Happiness on the Riverbank
by Theodora Sutcliffe, Travels with a Nine Year Old
This post will have you pondering the benefits and downfalls of living in the present moment, the usefulness of curiosity and inventions, and even the simplest act of “being” in the world.
Top 12 Things I Learned at Disney World
by Debbie Abrams Kaplan, Frisco Kids
And now for some comic relief! Here’s a tongue-in-cheek look at the wonder of Walt Disney World.
I received so many fabulous stories from my fellow family travel bloggers, I’ve decided to break this into a two-part post. Check back next week for another round-up of family travel stories.