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Family Travel Bloggers Unite Again: This Time, Dallas

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Family Travel Bloggers Unite Again: This Time, Dallas (Kyle McCarthy of Family Travel Forum contributed greatly to this report) Despite the flight disruptions caused by Hurricane Sandy, 75 travel professionals will convene at the second Family Travel Conference (FTCDallas) to be held at the Omni Dallas Hotel at the Convention Center Nov. 9-11, 2012. You may recall my New Media ... Read More »

Best Travel Deals to the USA

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Best Travel Deals to the USA Planning a Vacation in the USA is not easy  because the country is so vast and diverse, with its two coasts, the heartland mid-west, the south, and everything in between. So the cities and landscapes make the list of potential vacation options impossible to condense into a single list. From the sights, sounds and ... Read More »

Even “Dear Abby” Says Don’t Leave Home Without Travel Insurance

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Even “Dear Abby” Says Don’t Leave Home Without Travel Insurance According to the travel insurance companies, you shouldn’t  leave home without travel insurance. And according to Dear Abby, you shouldn’t leave home without travel insurance. Why? Did you hear about the 62-year old grandfather who suffered a heart attack somewhere in the Mediterranean and needed emergency heart surgery? Or how ... Read More »

Disney Family Holidays, Now!

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Disney Family Holidays, Now! The school holidays have drawn to a close and the summer sun has  disappeared. It’s around this time that people plan a break for the October half term. There are many great last minute deals cropping up on the internet for affordable autumn getaways for you and your family. But, to relieve any unnecessary stress before ... Read More »

Family Travel Marketing Strategies Fail Families

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Family Travel Marketing Strategies Fail Families In a previous post, New Media Travel  asked “Why Is Hotel Content So Boring?” The point was that hotels, airlines, and often the entire travel industry, are inclined to present images of the perfect family: a leggy blonde mother, two gorgeous light-haired kids and a handsome, fit dad playing in the blue water. Or, ... Read More »

Tying the Knot With Kids-The New Kind of Wedding

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Tying the Knot With Kids-The New Kind of Wedding Since 9/11 it’s pretty clear that the trend toward the bonding, memory-building kinds of family travel experience  is still strong. And the Caribbean, with its mix of the sensual and the accessible, is still a perfect place for those tying the knot, again, but who are committed to sharing the event ... Read More »

Breakfast at Tivoli-Denmark AudioPostCard

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Breakfast At Tivoli’s I remember Denmark well. (Please click the audio player above for this Denmark AudioPostCard) I lived there years ago when I was the Director of a theatre company, located one of the city’s many picturesque, cobbled streets. It had a nearly hidden entrance, and was wonderfully placed between the elegant National Museum and Christianborg, the brooding, hulking ... Read More »

​Women ‘Family Travel’ Bloggers Rule

Women Family Travel Bloggers Rule the Internet Used to be they were called “mommybloggers,” but that was before their Klout scores soared and corporations avidly courted them. And while I may be exaggerating, I’m not by much. This group of bright, engaged mothers (and some dads) who travel with their kids and run homes and blog, now run the family ... Read More »

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