February 24, 2018

How to Start a Travel Blog in One Hour (or Less)

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been blogging here at Kidventurous for six years. We’ve had lots of fun adventures all across the country, even in France, Austria, Ireland and Puerto Rico. If you’ve ever thought about starting a travel blog, I can tell you this, it’s easier than you think. I am not tech-savvy, but after four years, Kidventurous is […]

2015 Passports with Purpose Fundraiser: Win Two Nights in a KOA Deluxe Cabin

It’s that time of year again, time for the annual Passports with Purpose travel blog fundraiser to raise money for a select international charity program. Last year, Passports with Purpose raised more than $25,000 for Sustainable Harvest International (SHI) to help farming families in Honduras improve their standard of living while preserving their tropical forests. This is the eighth year […]

Best “Kids Free” Deals in San Diego

There’s a lot to love about San Diego. The weather is lovely nearly year-round, there are plenty of family-friendly beaches, and now, kids get in free at more than 100 museums, attractions and animal parks throughout the month of October. If you’ve been considering a San Diego getaway, now is the time to make it happen. Not long ago, I […]

Dads: Thanks for All You Do this Father’s Day

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Minute Maid®. All opinions are 100% mine.Last month, I shared with you a post letting you know that, yup, you’re doing a good job as a parent, even when it feels like you’re not. I have a middle-schooler, so there are many days when I feel like I’m failing […]

20 Ways to Make Money as a Travel Blogger

On Monday, I shared with you How to Start a Travel Blog in One Hour (or Less). Well, now that your travel blog is all set up and you feel comfortable creating and posting content, you’re ready to take your travel blog to the next level. Take a look at my 20 best tips to help you grow, succeed, even […]

Why Plan a Family Trip to Orlando this Summer

Between Elsa, Anna and Harry Potter, you may not need any more reasons to plan a family vacation to Orlando, but guess what, I’ve got 10 great reasons, including new hotel openings, attractions, even a new sports team. Take a look at 10 reasons to start thinking about a trip to Orlando this summer: 1. The New LEGOLAND Hotel Will […]

20 Ways to Spend #OneMoreDay of Vacation

MasterCard recently launched a new campaign called “One More Day,” as in, what would you do with one more day of vacation? They found that 429 million vacation days went unused last year, so MasterCard is now urging Americans to take a pledge to take #OneMoreDay of vacation, going so far as to give away a trip for four valued […]

Stay Classy DC: The Newseum’s Anchorman Exhibit

I’ve always been a big fan of the Newseum. It’s a fantastic museum in Washington, DC that teaches about the history of news in a way that is interactive and fun. There are loads of hands-on activities that both kids and adults will love, like touch-screen kiosks that allow visitors to be reporters or photographers, as well as news desks […]

Survey: Top Holiday Travel Anxieties (Ugly Sweaters)

I spotted a national survey from Choice Hotels this morning on top holiday travel anxieties that made me laugh, largely because all of my family lives nearby so I’ve not found myself in most of these situations, but maybe you have. Among the most common anxieties: Accidentally Seeing a Relative Naked: Right away, I’m glad I don’t travel for the […]

3 Children’s Museums Open for Families to Explore

I love going to children’s museums. For a long time, we were without one here in Washington, DC until the National Children’s Museum opened up last December. Now, several cities across the country have gotten new children’s museums worth exploring with your little ones. Take a look: The Thinkery (Austin, TX) The Thinkery, which opened up on Saturday (Dec. 7), […]