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Going on a road trip with your family can be a great way to bond, have fun together, and, of course, learn something new about the world around you. However, planning such a road trip can be everything but fun if you’re new at it. With that in mind, here are a few tips that should help you organize your trip and have the time of your lives. Make full use of your breaks First things first, when you take breaks, make use of them. Everybody should go to the bathroom, especially the kids (even if they don’t feel like going...

Whale watching in Australia has many aspects of education other than entertainment for many. It has been fascinating to watch the whales thrive in their natural habitat but now whale watching has evolved from early times. With the advent of “ecotourism” and its rapid prominence in Australia and the world, the concept of whale watching has helped people of all ages to know more about the sea creatures and how they impact ecology. Whale-watching is usually managed responsibly in several places. The activity has educational, environmental,...

Even with a large family, it is easy to slash traveling expenses. Traveling with large family can be a fun adventure for the entire family. It is also fun to discover how far the family can make their dollars stretch. Here are eight ways to save when going on large family vacations. 1. If at all possible, drive instead of flying. Even if gas prices are soaring, it is generally cheaper to drive than to fly for large families. Plan well ahead of time to make your road trip all about attractions, and not miles. Plan to drive several hours...

When you become a parent, you accept that you won’t have many of the kind of footloose and fancy-free vacations that you used to have. It’s just part of the territory. Trips away now generally include the kids, rather than being romantic breaks for two. But you can, and indeed should, still have an occasional vacation with just the two of you. The daily grind of parenting can be relentless. There’s always something to do, someone who needs you. Faces to wipe, homework to help with, dinner to cook, bottles to wash. It’s good for...

December is here and you can sense the onset of festive vibes, the anxious waiting for the season holidays to start, to get together with loved ones and celebrate the joyous time. It’s Christmas and most people would plan on having the typical white Christmas vacation and travel to western places where Christmas is a grand occasion – everywhere you go, its snowflakes, Santa clauses and Christmas trees. Though the festival at western destinations are an elaborate celebration, for travelers, visit such places in December means less...

Singapore is one of the best places to spend Christmas with kids, as it offers a range of fun activities with a flavor of the festive spirit. There are a number of things to do with kids in Singapore if you are visiting with your family this Christmas. Here’s our list of the best. Port of Lost Wonder, Palawan Beach, Sentosa Island, Singapore The Port of Lost Wonder at Sentosa island is one of the best places to spend Christmas with your kids in Singapore. A kids’ club by the beach, Port of Lost Wonder offers a range of activities...

Spending time with family has become a precious activity in today’s busy world, and to take time out from hectic schedules and plan a holiday would mean that you would want everything to be perfect for your special family bonding time. The world over the decades has become a smaller place and today it is possible to travel anywhere around the world without much stress and hassles. But when it comes to planning a family holiday, your choice of destination becomes a prime aspect that you cannot overlook. The destination for your family...

People in Canada welcome the Christmas season along with the New Year through parties and celebrations either at their respective homes or in clubs, lounges, and pubs. The type of celebration may vary depending on the area you are in Canada like in rural areas of Quebec; people love to spend the night ice fishing with their beloved ones. Most of the day on the 1st January is consumed recovering from the celebrations the previous night or till wee hours early morning. Many people do escape out of Canada during this season for a vacation...

The responsibility that comes with deciding where to take your family on holiday is huge. Do you decide to go for somewhere that pretty much guarantees a suntan or somewhere more known for its culture and heritage Choosing to holiday in the UK, whether it’s for a short weekend away or even a couple of weeks, is a great option for many families these days. When you factor in the expensive flights and high exchange rates during the summer for holidays abroad, you can find that most of your budget is soaked up. 2016 is a quintessential...

10 Etiquette Rules for Flying Economy Class They say there’s something special about flying first class, but most of us mere mortals would rather save the extra cash for our destination and put up with the struggle of economy class instead. A couple of hours of meaningless struggle are usually well compensated by the number of fancy dinners, beachside cocktails and museum entries that the difference will cover. But with planes filling up, tempers rising, and butts getting bigger (scientific fact!) the more refined 21st-century economy...