March 23, 2017

Today Only: Kindle Sale (+ Must-Have Ebooks for Your Travels)

Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ruled that you’ll soon be able to read ebooks, play games and watch videos on electronic devices during an entire flight, like by the end of the year. This is great news for traveling families since, let’s be honest, that 10-minute wait from the time a plane departs (until the plane gets above […]

Tune In: Family Travel with Colleen Kelly

Back in April, my older girls and I were able to get a behind-the-scenes look at the National Aquarium in Baltimore as we took part in a video shoot with my friend, Colleen, for the first season of her PBS series, Family Travel with Colleen Kelly. We had a lot of fun and I was excited to learn that the […]

Survey: Kids Name Top-10 Summer Travel Picks

School’s already out for some children (another week left for my clan) and Highlights for Children recently polled America’s kids to find out where they most want to go this summer. The results are definitely interesting, especial picks #6 and #10. Take a look: #1 Niagara Falls (NY): While the falls themselves are certainly a huge draw, there are so […]

FamilyFun: 10 Favorite Family Destinations

Have you started to plan your summer vacation? If you’re just now thinking about what to do and where to go, look out for the April issue of FamilyFun where you’ll find the 60 Best Family Vacation Spots as rated by their readers, including the Statue of Liberty (due to re-open July 4), St. Augustine (FL) and Niagara Falls. FamilyFun […]

Fairfield Inn & Suites: Now Serving Free Hot Breakfast

What do you look for when you book a hotel room for your family? I like suites, I like kitchens and I love free breakfast. There’s not much better than being able to roll out of bed and down to the lobby for make-your-own-waffles, oatmeal, bacon, muffins, and more. I even wrote about the Top-10 Free Hotel Breakfasts a few […]

More Family Travel Posts on NBC’s Today.com

In August, I let you know about a few family travel posts I wrote for NBC’s Today.com. Well, in September and October, I had three more posts up on the site, which was really exciting. Take a look. 5 Family Cruises Not on Your Radar Top 10 Free Hotel Breakfasts Teaching Kids to Take Better Travel Photos Right now, I’m […]

Do You Share Vacation Pics While You Travel?

When you travel, do you use Foursquare to check in at restaurants, attractions or hotels? Do you tweet out photos on Twitter or share pics of your kids building sand castles on Facebook? If you do, you’re not alone. TripAdvisor released findings of a survey today that revealed that three in four share travel experiences on social networks. Here’s a […]

My Family Travel Posts on NBC’s Today.com

I’m excited to let you know that in addition to writing posts here at Kidventurous, I’ve had the opportunity recently to write about family travel for NBC’s Today.com. Take a look at my three posts from August. 5 Eco-Adventures for Kids Family Tours Cater to Kids’ Curiosity 6 Fun Family Activities After the Sun Goes Down I just got confirmation […]

Olympic Fever: 6 Free Apps & Ebooks for Those in Love with London

It’s hard to believe that the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics will kick off on Friday. If you’re like me and have had London on your mind for the last few weeks (really, London has been on my mind since last year’s royal wedding), then here are a few free apps and ebooks you may want to check, some […]

Survey: Nearly Half of Parents Don’t Know Where to Go for Vacation

I spotted a recent survey from Family Vacation Critic that found that 41 percent of parents who plan to take a vacation this year have not yet decided where to go. While Florida, Caribbean and California were found to be the most popular destinations, I wonder, why have you not yet chosen a vacation spot? A few possible reasons: Gas […]