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The Reverse Rapture Pooch

The Reverse Rapture Pooch May 26, 2011 | Kid-Friendly, Offbeat, Travel News, Travel Safety, Travel Tips | Read More
A week after the scheduled end-of-the-earth, one unlucky dog named May literally fell from the sky north of Vancouver. Although it’s not totally clear how this happened, it’s assumed the pooch was swooped up by an eagle only to be let go once the eagle realized the dog wouldn’t make...

Sheep is Our Copilot

Sheep is Our Copilot May 24, 2011 | Kid-Friendly, Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
Driving the equivalent of Tijuana to Seattle is a daunting task. But doing that trip with a sheep baaaaing and chewing on some hay in the back of your mid ’90s station wagon? Well that’s just a little crazy. But according to The DailyMail, A British man is driving 1,250 miles to Slovenia...

Teen Lounges in Hotels: Is This The End for Hostels?

Teen Lounges in Hotels: Is This The End for Hostels? May 5, 2011 | Kid-Friendly, Travel News | Read More
Sadly, it seems like the teens of today may never experience the slightly-off odor and general grunginess of the hostels of yesteryear. All thanks to what is sure to become the hottest new trends in hotels: the teen lounge. The Blur Lounge, opened over Easter weekend at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort...

Disney Launches Insanely Large, Insanely Expensive Cruise Ship

Disney Launches Insanely Large, Insanely Expensive Cruise Ship January 27, 2011 | Kid-Friendly, Travel News | Read More
It’s been a long time since a truly jaw-dropping cruise has set sail.  Feast your eyes on the “Disney Dream”, Walt Disney’s new 4,000 passenger cruise liner.  If you’ve ever wanted to take the entire family on a cruise, this is the one to take them on.  According to the...

Twilight and Millennium Trilogy Tours, Anyone?

Twilight and Millennium Trilogy Tours, Anyone? December 20, 2010 | Kid-Friendly, Offbeat | Read More
Harry Potter.  Twilight Saga.  Millennium.  What do these three series have in common?  Nothing really, except for the capacity for a serious fan-addiction.  If you’re ever been a bit too engrossed in a book series, there are some options to extend the experience just a little bit longer.  Whether...

New Study Shows Kids Need a Pre-Trip Doctor’s Visit

New Study Shows Kids Need a Pre-Trip Doctor’s Visit April 8, 2010 | Kid-Friendly, Travel News | Read More
Too often, travelers tend to underestimate the potency of the hundreds of exotic diseases out there in the world. A trip to Thailand can mean a nasty case of yellow fever should one enter the country with less than adequate protection, and many would agree – it’s a shame, seeing as most of these...

10 Reasons to Take Your Family to Oslo This Winter

10 Reasons to Take Your Family to Oslo This Winter March 1, 2010 | Kid-Friendly, Oslo | Read More
Want to get the kids away from the screens and out into the fresh air? Take the whole family to Oslo this winter for some family-fun in the snow. Oslo may be one of Europe’s smallest capitals in terms of people, but it’s one of the largest in size. It’s easy to combine big city cultural...

New Family Travel Guides from Ciao Bambino!

New Family Travel Guides from Ciao Bambino! January 28, 2010 | Kid-Friendly, NileGuide Updates | Read More
We’ve long recognized that the travel content required for smooth and fun family travel is different than what’s needed for a solo backpacker. That’s why we’re happy to announce a partnership with one of the most trusted Internet resources for traveling families, Ciao Bambino....

Budget and Family-Friendly in Puerto Vallarta

Budget and Family-Friendly in Puerto Vallarta August 25, 2009 | Kid-Friendly, Mexico | Read More
Every family deserves a special vacation, and right now it’s impossible to resist a tropical escape to one of Mexico’s top-rated destinations, Puerto Vallarta - and at bargain prices! Uncertain economic times have the media encouraging travelers to head for their own backyard this summer for...