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St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Around the World

When St. Patrick’s Day rolls around each year, everyone wants to be Irish! Also known as the Feast of St. Patrick, this holiday was originally a religious event but it has evolved into a world-wide secular celebration of Irish heritage and culture. While much of the merry-making on March 17 seems to revolve around drinking pints of green […]

Family Beach Vacation Tips

Who doesn’t love a family beach vacation? (Especially if you’re stealing away in the heart of a chilly winter!) There’s the sand, the sun, the sea…and sunburns, unexpected rainy weather, and potential dehydration. Here are five family beach vacation tips to make sure your holiday is as fun-filled and mishap-free as possible! Choose the right […]

Travel with Children Book CRAZY Holiday Discount – 40% Off The Travel Mamas’ Guide!

Between all of the Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and other deals…there is a lot of money to be saved this holiday season. How is a little ol’ author like me supposed to get your attention? I know! I’ll do something CRAZY. I’ll offer such a deep discount on my book, The Travel […]

Holiday Gifts for Travel Families

Got a travel-loving kid or adult on your gift list this year? Have we got some wonderful travel-inspired gift ideas for you! From presents for children on the go, to gifts for global tweens and teens, to ideas for Travel Mamas and Travel Daddies—here are our picks for the best holiday gifts for travel families. […]

All Aboard! Train Travel with Kids in Switzerland

Trains have chugged their way into children’s hearts, resulting in squeals of delight at train crossings, miniature train sets for sale at toy and hobby stores, and cartoons and books highlighting the wonders of train travel. Harry Potter Author J.K. Rowling’s romantic attachment to trains was wonderfully illustrated by the Hogwarts Express; and didn’t all of those witches […]

5 Vancouver Island Activities for Families

Diverse and dramatic, Vancouver Island delivers all that active families look for in a holiday destination. The island’s coastal rainforest and beaches draw nature lovers and adventure seekers of all ages. From the sea to the land and the sky, here are five Vancouver Island activities for families you won’t want to miss. Pacific Northwest […]

Tips for Visiting Europe with Kids

So you’ve decided to take the kids to Europe. Good for you! With so much to see and do, you might feel overwhelmed by Europe’s wealth of countries, languages, and visit-worthy sites. Here are some tips for visiting Europe with kids. Plan age-appropriate travel Your baby won’t have an opinion whether your family visits one […]

Kauai’s Spirit of Aloha, Family-style

Just saying the word Hawaii evokes sighs of happiness and fond memories for anyone who has experienced the land of Aloha. As the oldest of all the major Hawaiian islands, Kauai (also known as the Garden Isle due to its lush flora), represents the vision of what many people imagine Hawaii to be; green rainforests, […]

Romantic Getaway in Whistler, British Columbia

Whistler is well-known as the number one, biggest ski resort in North America. But not everyone who decides to visit Whistler skis or rides, or is even interested in hitting the slopes. Sacrilege to us skiers, I know. Whistler’s success as a resort destination goes far beyond its acres of skiable terrain and vertical drop. Whistler Village […]

Center Parcs France Trois Forêts – A Natural Place for Family Togetherness

Immersed in nature in the remote area of Moselle Lorraine, France, you will find the newest Center Parc France Trois Forêts. My family was looking for a fun vacation that would allow us to escape the dark and dreary days of a Northern European winter. To our delight we discovered this retreat to be unlike anything we had ever experienced in […]

Thanksgiving Plans and Wishes from the Travel Mamas Team

Thanksgiving is a time of year to reflect on what we are grateful for and to spend time with important people in our lives. For some of us, that means traveling “back home” for a feast with loved ones or welcoming guests into our homes. For others, it means traveling with family to experience a […]

Relax in Luxury at Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto

Mexico has no shortage of amazing hotel properties and resorts. Many locations—Cabo, Cancun, Puerto Vallarta—are established, built-up resort communities with a fast pace of activities and crowds. Which is fine, if that’s what you’re looking for. If you’re searching for a more relaxed setting and the opportunity to connect with nature in a genuine (but still […]

Christmakkah World Tour of the Web

Whether traveling or staying home this holiday season, this World Tour of the Web will make you want to drink a cup of egnnog and fry up a potato latke. My family celebrates both Hanukkah and Christmas (Christmakkah, if you will). Here are some wacky, useful, interesting, and beautiful stories that focus on these two winter holidays. A Butter Message to the […]

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