Over the years, I have sat through multiple time-share presentations and happily walked out of them without spending a dime. Last year, however, I shocked myself and decided to purchase one while on vacation with my daughter.
Planning on getting your kids a passport? Plan on being frustrated.
When Kaye Caldwell was diagnosed with a brain tumor, it was a wake-up call to travel the world with her family.
There are ways to take in the sights, cuisines, and customs of other countries without ever boarding a plane.
Families bond on volunteer vacations. The image of sharing meaningful family time sounds wonderful on the days when our child says something bratty and we wonder, "Oh no, am I spoiling my child?!"
The phrase "family travel" makes me picture a tropical resort wading pool full of screaming babies in swim diapers and floaties being bobbed aggressively by frustrated parents. Once upon a time, I was one of those parents. Then I wised up, and waited for Maggie and Lucy, now 13 and 10, to grow up a bit before taking them back to the Caribbean.
A mom we know is beyond worried ... her son is set to go on a senior trip to Mexico in less than two weeks. In light of the swine flu outbreak, should he stay or should he go?