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Learning to travel with a dyslexic child takes patience and planning. These tips and strategies for dyslexia will empower families and kids to better enjoy the travel experience.

How to Travel with a Dyslexic Child

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The Travelling Mom is very pleased to welcome guest writer Paige McEachren. Paige is a mother of two, based in Montreal, Canada.  Whether it’s a day outing, a weekend getaway or one-week holiday, I love to hit the road with my kids. In our family, travelling comes with the added baggage of dyslexia. It’s taken time for our family to figure out how best to travel with a dyslexic child. There is no cure for dyslexia in children or adults. As much…

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Protecting your family while you're on vacation is a smart travel hack, and it doesn't have to cost a fortune. Why you should never leave home without adequate holiday travel insurance.

Proven Reasons Why You Need Holiday Travel Insurance

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When you become a parent, your world turns upside down, often in the best ways. Sure, you may be sleep-deprived and behind on the laundry, but that new center of your universe doesn’t care a whit. And all you care about is how to protect that new precious human in every way possible – is bubble-wrapping a baby a thing? No, but getting adequate travel insurance for when you finally venture beyond the front door is. It’s not just possible,…

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Help new graduates collect memories not things. Six reasons to give the gift of travel to graduates with the Contiki Tours gifter campaign.

6 Reasons to Give the Gift of Travel to Graduates

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Have you seen the inspirational quote “Collect memories, not things“? Well, it turns out that the majority of new high school and college graduates, part of the Generation Z or Post-Millennial generation, believe that experiences – the art of collecting memories – are the most important thing in life. So if you’re looking for the perfect gift for the 18-30 year old graduate in your life, think about giving them the gift of travel through Contiki. 6 Reasons to Give the Gift of Travel with Contiki 1….

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Done with DIY travel planning? How to work with a local travel expert to plan amazing family travel and memorable family trips.

How to Work with a Local Travel Expert for Amazing Family Trips

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Travel confession: I’ve been a DIY traveller for most of my adult life. I love planning trips, organizing excursions and getting deals. But in planning our family holiday to New York City, I had no time for my usual DIY travel tricks. We decided to work with a local travel expert to help us find suitable hotel accommodation and impossible-to-find Broadway show tickets. Here’s why you should seriously consider working with a local travel expert on your next family trip plan. Resurgence…

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Seven, fabulous fall vacation ideas and destination options to help cure your wanderlust for off-peak autumnal travel adventures. Number four is one of our favorites!

Perfect Vacay Destinations to Cure Your Fall Wanderlust

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The lazy, dog days of summer may mute the ticking countdown to back-to-school-and-work. But we all know what’s coming. Take heart, these seven, fabulous fall vacation ideas and destination options will help cure your wanderlust for continuing travel adventures in the off-peak autumn season. Seven Fall Vacation Ideas + Destinations Vancouver, Canada Vancouver is well known for natural beauty, but the city’s cultural scene really shines in the fall. The International Film Festival and Vancouver Writers Fest are just two…

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