Top 25 Travel Blogs for Families, 2012
The ideal of family travel - fun and relaxation for all - and the reality - toddler meltdowns and hotel mishaps - don't always coincide. But never fear: Babble's Top 25 Travel Blogs for Families is back, and each of these sites is packed with information on what you can do to make your family's vacation truly enjoyable. We brought back favorites from last year's list and combed through your nominations to bring fresh voices to the conversation. So whether you need to know what to pack while flying to grandma's with a toddler, how to travel the world with your family on a budget, or where to arrange a private cooking lesson in Provence with a Michelin-starred chef, we've got you covered. It's time to stop worrying, start planning, and, most importantly, get moving! (And if we missed a blog you love, nominate it here!) - Paula Sadok
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Who: Stuart Wickes and Kirstie Pelling, parents of three, Cumbria, England
Why we love this site: In their 10 years of adventuring around the world with their three children, Stuart and Kirstie have cycled, sailed, road-tripped, and backpacked their way around New Zealand, Samoa, North America, and Europe. Armed with the philosophy that the world is the most effective teacher there is, they advocate active time together outdoors as a way of building strong family relationships and instilling confidence in kids by teaching life skills at an early age. Most importantly, they remind us that parenthood is short, and use their adventures as a family to milk their time with their kids for all it’s worth.
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