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: Corinne McDermott, mom of two, Toronto, Canada
Why we love this site: With tips on what to wear when traveling with a baby (clothes with built-in feet to avoid lost shoes for baby, multi-colored tops and layers to hide stains for mom), and sterilizing bottles in a hotel room (pack an electric travel kettle and dish soap), this site is full of smart information on how to prepare for all of those travel mishaps during your child’s early years. Rounding the site out are trip reports mostly from the U.S., Mexico, and the Caribbean, which include resort and hotel reviews with an eye toward amenities for babies and toddlers.