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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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Getting kids to talk can be tough. The travel experience frees everyone from the day-to-day and encourages bonding time. Tips on TALKing to your kids while travelling. (thetravellingmom.ca)

TALKing Travel Tips with Your Kids

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A global education. A better perspective of the world. Respect for nature. Compassion for how other people live. An appreciation and gratitude for what we have. These are some of the reasons we justify travelling with our children. And while all of these are possible outcomes of family travel, I speak from experience when I say they don’t guarantee your child will be any more worldly or appreciative in the moment. It may take time – even years – for…

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Claudia chats with Lonely Planet Kids on Twitter via thetravellingmom.ca

Claudia Chats with Lonely Planet Kids on Twitter

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Twitter chats are fun and informative events, but sometimes the timing just doesn’t work out with one’s schedule. Last week I took part in the Lonely Planet Kids #LPTakes5 chat, and in case you missed out on the fun and great travel tips, I’ve included the Q & A session below. Enjoy! Question #1: Tell us a bit about The Travelling Mom, why you started it and what you do. A1: I started The Travelling Mom blog in 2009, as way to share my…

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Join us for #LPTakes5 TWITTER CHAT with @lpkids + @travelling_mom on April 21, 2015

Lonely Planet Kids Twitter Chat with the Travelling Mom #LPTakes5

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You know how much we love Lonely Planet Kids travel books here at the Travelling Mom! My kids STILL fight over their favorite LP Kids books for a bit of bedtime reading and travel dreaming, and they’re both teenagers now. So to say that I’m excited to participate in the Lonely Planet Kids #LPTakes5 Twitter Chat on Tuesday, April 21st, would be an understatement. Spring is the perfect time to chat about summer travel plans and share travel tips for family adventures across-the-pond or on cross-country road…

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Multigenerational travel fun for all family members. Punting boats in the grande bassin in Luxembourg Gardens..

7 Steps to Planning and Surviving Multigenerational Travel

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For some of us, the idea of planning multigenerational travel and spending weeks together in a foreign land with our parents and children sounds like a new circle of hell in Dante’s Inferno. But, if your family relationships are solid and you can ride out the occasional emotional storms and historical family member behavioral patterns, the benefits of multigenerational travel trips far outweigh the downsides. We’ve done a lot of multigenerational family trips over the years, and we’re in good…

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