Wendy’s best tips, solutions, and ideas for family vacations—plus invaluable advice on travel logistics when you’ve got kids in tow.
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.
If you're looking for small-town Americana, a charming parade, and family fun for the July 4th weekend, you'll find it in Sonoma County, California.
Here are eight ideas for short, fun road trips and big-city escapes that work just as well for families as for solo travelers.
Whether you’re traveling with your family on a school break or on your own during peak season, you'll need these tips for avoiding crowds at national parks.
Too often, large beach resorts wall travelers off from their country’s culture. But Wendy found one that is an unusual blend of comfort and authenticity.
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.
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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.