Wendy’s best tips, solutions, and ideas for family vacations—plus invaluable advice on travel logistics when you’ve got kids in tow.
Family travelers are late to the realization that Colombia is an excellent destination for parents and young kids. Here’s why.
A professional photographer, Wendy’s husband Tim offers advice on the best types of cameras travelers should bring on a safari trip.
If you’re like me, you crave that feeling of being cut off from the world, and you’ll travel far to get it. The good news: You don’t have to.
Why waste your precious vacation time battling crowds and waiting in lines? Here are strategies that have worked well for me.
Grab your calendar! January is the time to plot out your year’s worth of trips. This is how I maximize my budget, time, and happiness.
How to take grown-up family vacations that your kids will love too.
The highlights of my travels this year were a combo of the most surprising discoveries, the most worthwhile experiences, and long-anticipated moments that finally came true. These are moments I wish for you in 2018.
Can you guess where my family’s best overseas Christmas was, based on the clues in the photo album and videos?
After a recent family trip to Sri Lanka, I asked my 13-year-old, Doug, to write about his favorite day. This is what he wrote:
In 25 years as a travel journalist, I’ve found two best ways to make a trip safe and stress-free.
Political unrest, natural disasters, and terrorist attacks are a reminder that when you prepare for a trip, it’s smart to prepare for an emergency too. Here's how.
Strategies for beating holiday prices, crowds, and sell-out conditions, as well as destinations to consider that are alternatives to the typical fare.
Victoria Falls, the world’s largest waterfall, spans two countries, so travel plans can be complicated. Wendy went with her family and returned with 7 tips.
Can you guess where I am right now? Deduce it based on the photo clues, and make your guess in the comment space!
For me an African safari isn’t just about game viewing. It’s about meeting new people from a totally different culture. And on any trip abroad with my kids, I want them to meet local children.
Because Zambia is still under the radar, you can enjoy a high-value-for-your-dollar safari there that will have you alone amid sweeping landscapes.
We've been hearing from many families who are in a panic because they fear it’s too late to book a great summer vacation. We’re here with a solution.
These photos of international ice cream sundaes, cones, and concoctions look so tasty, they'll serve as inspiration for your next trip.
August is one of the best times of the year to visit one of our favorite cities: London. This is why.
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