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Cruising is a great way to travel with the family. These savvy travel tips on how to cruise with kids of all ages will keep you happy on the high seas. | thetravellingmom.ca

How to Cruise with Kids of All Ages

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Cruising with kids is a great way to travel as a family. After all, meals and rooms are taken care of as part of your booking. There’s no schlepping suitcases and bags from hotel to hotel, and you can visit as many ports of call as you wish on your itinerary. Whether you have babies or toddlers, tweens or teenagers, a cruise vacation can meet the needs of kids of all ages, and keep travelling parents happier and more relaxed. Cruising is equally great for…

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Living through the impact of the worst nuclear disaster in human history. Thoughts on surviving Chernobyl. | thetravellingmom.ca

Surviving Chernobyl: A Travel Memoir

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It’s been thirty years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the former Soviet Union republic of Ukraine. This travel memoir reflects on my time living in Sweden as an international exchange student in 1986, and going through the aftermath of the nuclear radiation fallout from the worst nuclear accident in human history. The cake smelled delicious. Warm, fresh from the oven, my Swedish host mother had made an effort to bake something special with the first strawberries of late spring 1986. But she was…

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Lonely Planet Kids new free ebook inspires family-friendly city trip inspiration. | thetravellingmom.ca

Download Lonely Planet Kids Free 25 City Adventures eBook

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Lonely Planet has just released a brand new city adventures eBook for family-friendly city trip inspiration. The 25 City Adventures for Families is a free eBook, now available for download from Lonely Planet Kids. Cities can be a challenge: expensive, chaotic and often cultural overload for small people. But they are also exciting, fascinating and above all, fun places to explore as a family – as long as you know how. And that’s where the new, free digital guide comes in. Lonely Planet’s…

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No matter your travel style, it's important to pack smart for your vacation. These packing cubes and accessories show how to pack a suitcase with ease. | thetravellingmom.ca

Get Your Smart Packing Challenge On with Holiday Group

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I consider myself a pretty expert packer. I swear by packing lists to ensure important items don’t get left behind, and still use tried-and-true methods learned from my mother while packing childhood suitcases for summers in Europe. I lay clothes flat. I don’t roll. To each their own where packing strategies are concerned. But technology and travel changes have upped the packing game. Airlines alter the size and weight allowances of carry-on and checked suitcases at a whim, so more has to…

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Go play outside! This selection of the best vehicles for great BC adventure road trips will unlock the wild and get you away from the crowds. | thetravellingmom.ca

The Best Vehicles for Great BC Adventure Road Trips 

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Living in British Columbia is a blessing, especially for families with a penchant for outdoor adventure road trips. From top to bottom, our province is filled with mountains, hills, campgrounds, lakes and surf spots, begging to be explored. The only problem is access. Granted, challenging road trips are part of what makes these remote gems so special. The more work to get there, the less crowded and the greater the reward. For some helpful advice, we picked the brains of a local…

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