Wendy’s best tips, solutions, and ideas for family vacations—plus invaluable advice on travel logistics when you’ve got kids in tow.
Happy Mother’s Day to all you moms and caregivers out there! Our gift to you this Mother’s Day (and, really, every day) is to help you stay sane when you travel with your kids.
You’ll see a familiar country through new eyes when you show it to kids. I took Tim and the boys to Morocco for spring break this year.
Finding an interesting, convenient, and affordable spring break vacation is not easy. Here are a few alternatives, including the place I’m taking my own kids this year.
National parks are not just for summer. The US parks system has so much diversity that you can find a park worth visiting every month of the year.
WendyPerrin.com's list of where to travel in 2017 includes destinations that might not be on your vacation radar, but should be.
Canada is one of the smartest summer vacation ideas for U.S. travelers. Here are eight of its most beautiful national parks for your To Do list.
The first reader to earn a WOW Moment through Wendy's "WOW Moments" project reviews the experience.
Here are 12 markets where you can see, touch, and smell the ingredients necessary for life in that corner of the world.
A reader wants to find just the right Tuscan villa for a family reunion.
Just back from a family trip to London, Wendy’s teenage son Charlie lists the experiences he enjoyed the most, plus those he feels are overrated.
Don't pull out of the driveway without these road-tested road trip apps. They'll help lower stress, ease planning, and enhance any road trip vacation.
A teenager's own advice for how to keep your kids safe while playing Pokemon Go on vacation.
You won't believe all the exotic, high-end supercars you can see in London. Here's how and where to spot them.
Wendy and her family are big road-trip fans. Here are three things they suggest always stopping for on a road trip.
It’s always important to protect yourself from mosquitoes, and not just in Zika-affected countries. Here’s how my family and I do it.
Save money and headaches with these Labor Day Weekend family trip tips.
We all know the no-brainers to pack for a road trip, but there are other items you’d never think to bring along that will save you a lot of hassle.
One of Vienna’s most popular tourist magnets is its 450-year-old Spanish Riding School. This is how to experience it like an insider.
If you think family road trips are all sing-alongs and car games, you’ve never been on a road trip. Use this list to make your trips stress-free.
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I’m not a travel agent—I’m a journalist who has spent the past 30 years reporting on how to travel smarter. To reduce your risk and maximize travel in the time of COVID—meaning, no crowds, savvy logistics, local leverage, VIP access—click to Ask Wendy.