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Travel Mamas 12th Anniversary – Celebrating Our Most Popular Stories

When I originally launched Travel Mamas in 2009, I had no idea that I’d still be sharing family travel stories on this blog 12 years later. In fact, I really didn’t know what a blog was until my book agent told me to start this site! Over the past dozen years, though, TravelMamas.com has grown […]

Le Boat Fabulous Family Houseboat Vacation in Ontario, Canada

If anyone were to tell me I’d have an epic holiday aboard a houseboat, I would have told them they were crazy. Houseboats reminded me of my university days, when we’d cruise along Canada’s Lake Okanagan, drinking like fishes until we crashed into crammed sleeping quarters. But that was before I set sail with Le […]

Family Travel in South Korea

As an expat mom living in Asia with my husband and young daughter, I find traveling in South Korea with children far easier than in many countries. Travel in South Korea is an educational feast for all family members with its wealth of cultural traditions. Throughout the country, you’ll find plentiful spaces in which kids […]

Unusual Things You Should Add to Your Family Vacation Packing List

When packing for a family vacation, you’ve got the standard stuff down. Clothes, shoes, toiletries…check, check, check! But what about those odd little things that will make your trip oh-so-much easier and more enjoyable? Your family vacation packing list is about to get a whole lot handier, thanks to these suggestions for last-minute things to […]

How to Save Money on Flights with Next Vacay’s Travel Hacking Service

My family’s multi-state car trip last week was miserable. “A fun road trip!” we thought. That is, until our toddler son started to scream wildly as he launched anything he could get his hands on at me, the driver. This continued for most of the 11-hour journey. Flying would have saved us many long, stressful […]

Durable Luggage for Family Travel ~ Eagle Creek Expanse Review and Giveaway

Seeking durable luggage for family travel? Look no further than Eagle Creek. This company of travelers and innovators has been perfecting luggage and duffels to improve the travel experience since 1975. Their stuff is made to withstand a beating and even comes with a lifetime warranty. Whether flying overseas, embarking on a road trip with kids, […]