Dream Trip Alert! #VallartaFamilyTime

Win a trip to Puerto Vallarta! Join us for the Twitter Chat

Dream Trip Alert! #VallartaFamilyTime

Join me at a Twitter Party on September 8, 2016 for a chance to win your dream trip to Puerto Vallarta! Twitter Party Hosts: Visit Puerto Vallarta: @PuertoVallarta TMS Family Travel: @TMSFamTrav Family Travel Forum: @FamilyTravel4um (Kyle McCarthy) Taking the Kids: @TakingTheKids (Eileen Ogintz) With:  Chris & Rob Taylor: 2 Travel Dads: @2TravelDads Janice Brady: An … Continued

Brian Monnin & the Galapagos Kids

Some years ago I put together a book, Paths Less Traveled, for which I dispatched well-known authors to adventure destinations and asked them to write of their experience. Tom Robbins reported from Tanzania; Bobbie Ann Mason from New Zealand; Edward Hoagland from Yemen; Roy Blount, Jr. from the Amazon, and on. For the Galapagos I … Continued

An interview with Christine Gilbert @cb_gilbert: Author of Mother Tongue

In honor of the new WSGT Independence Writing Award, we will be interviewing Christine Gilbert, the recent author of Mother Tongue: My Family’s Globe-trotting Quest to Dream in Mandarin, Laugh in Arabic and Sing in Spanish. This journey began after Christine’s Grandfather passed away from severe dementia; she was determined to discover the link between bilingualism … Continued

Stockholm

STOCKHOLM GETAWAY: A 3-DAY ITINERARY FOR ROMANCE

As originally featured on the website Hilton Mom Voyage By Lisa Grabelle Move over Paris and Venice — Stockholm, Sweden redefines European romance! While we love traveling with our kids, my husband and I relish an occasional couples-only getaway! After spending a few glorious days “kids-free” in wonderful Copenhagen, for Part Two of our romantic … Continued

Portugal

Day Trip To Sintra, Portugal – Discover The Enchantment

As originally featured on the website Hilton Mom Voyage By Lisa Grabelle The culture! The history! The beauty! The excitement that is Lisbon makes Portugal a favorite destination of tourists worldwide. True…BUT a short train ride away from the bustling capital city transports those in-the-know travelers to a magical, fairytale world of storybook adventures — the … Continued

Mexico: Sharing a Day of Service with my Son

by Sage Porter In March 2015, my 9-year-old son and I left Los Angeles by bus and spent a day in Mexico. Our group of 20 volunteers visited an orphanage to play with the children and bring donations.  The drive was filled with uncertainty as we did not know what to expect.  My son was … Continued

WIDE-OPEN WORLD by John Marshall

Are you ready for a WIDE OPEN WORLD?

Enjoy this excerpt from the Prologue of the book WIDE-OPEN WORLD by John Marshall. Copyright © 2015 by John Marshall. Reprinted by arrangement with Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. All rights reserved. From inside the Human Kitchen, I watched the spider monkeys begin to arrive. They … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel