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5 Things: To know about kids & sleep while traveling

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Kids thrive under routine, and traveling certainly shakes them out of theirs. This is troubling for many parents – myself included – but doesn’t have to be traumatic. My family frequently travels between time zones, but even if you won’t need to change your clocks, here are a few helpful things I’ve learned along the […] Read more…

5 Ways: To entertain your kids in Singapore

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Singapore is a city of contrast. The perfectly preserved shop houses of China Town and bustling streets of Little India back up against the cities ultra-modern architecture, creating an interesting juxtaposition of not only cultures, but also moments in time. Singapore is a city racing for the future, but glimpses of its romantic colonial past […] Read more…

5 things: To know about Seattle’s Sea-Tac airport

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Sea-Tac Airport gets around 34 million air passengers a year and the facility doesn’t discriminate against its junior jet setters and their adult companions. The airport has a handful of kid-friendly amenities including 13 family restrooms, a family lane at TSA check points and drinking fountains that make cool gurgling sounds. Here are five more […] Read more…

5 things: You can do to celebrate Father’s Day while traveling

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Father’s Day is celebrated at different times around the world. If you will be traveling abroad during *your* Father’s Day use this to your advantage by planning something special for dad/hubby that won’t be overpriced or overcrowded! Sticking around? With a few minor adjustments these ideas can work anywhere! (Click here for an interactive map […] Read more…

5 things: To love about Kuala Lumpur’s malls

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It seems that all over Southeast Asia, people spend a majority of their time in malls, and not necessarily because they have a shopping habit. The consumerism bothers a lot of travelers, but for locals and expats alike, malls offer more than just another product. Here are my 5 favorite things about the malls in […] Read more…