Archive of ‘Travel Planning’ category

The ultimate guide to RVing

For many families RVing is an affordable and convenient way to travel, but how do you know if it is right for your family? If you had asked me three years ago, I would have been doubtful. I was raised as a resort girl. My parents were not into RVing or camping or any style of […] Read more…

Child travel and sedation: To medicate or not to medicate…

You’ve thought about this, I know I have. Before B’s first long haul flight I even consulted our pediatrician about it: Should I give my child medication to help him/her sleep on the plane?  I  mean, let’s be perfectly honest, if I had a magic sleeping potion for myself – and no kids, mind you – […] Read more…

Malaria: Symptoms, prevention & travel with kids

That high-pitched buzz. That little pinch you feel when you realize too late you’ve been bitten. That incessant itch. Nobody likes a mosquito – at least nobody I know – and a malaria carrying mosquito? I think it’s safe to say those are the worst. While most malaria cases are found in sub-Saharan Africa, your visit […] Read more…

Babyproofing on the Go – 3 Things to Pack When Traveling With a Toddler

I’ll be honest, when I babyproofed at home I really just threw some covers on the outlets and foam pads on the edges of the coffee table. But, that’s because our house was pretty baby-friendly to begin with. Traveling poses a different babyproofing challenge because you don’t always know what to expect in a hotel […] Read more…

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