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MOMtravelchat: How NOT To Schlep Presents During Holiday Travel

By the FamiliesGo! editors It’s never easy to travel light when you travel with kids. But holiday time is even harder. How can you show up at grandma’s or your sister’s house without at least a few presents? And how do you avoid heading home with far more? This was …

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A Kid’s Guide To World Travel

By Eileen Gunn Illustrations by Tiny Traveler Want to know what will make kids happy on vacation? Go right to the source. Don’t believe you always have to go to the beach. Tiny Traveler drew from our city vacations for this guide. She recommends bringing a scooter and trying local …

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10 Genuinely Helpful Tips for Holiday Flying

Being the skeptical and world weary journalist I am (in addition to being a skeptical and sleep-deprived mom), I generally ignore information sent to me in press releases. But this list of holiday travel tips from Travelocity is actually pretty good. So I’m posting it. May your coming days be …

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Here’s How A Family Of 8 Travels Economically And Happily

By Dan Miller I admit I chuckled a little when the editor at FamiliesGo! asked me to write about my most ambitious family vacation. As a father of six, pretty much every trip we take qualifies as ambitious. The last time we all traveled together we took 17 (!) pieces …

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MOMtravelchat: Top Tips for Big-Family Travel

We invited Steve Martin from Big Family Travel to share advice and inspiration for traveling with three or more kids. In spite of having four kids, including triplets, his family gets out and about in a way that is inspirational (read about their summer in Berlin). We gave away some …

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How To Take 4 Kids To Europe and Love It

By Steve Martin I love to travel and being a filmmaker has given me all kinds or reasons to go many places. But as my family grew I got tired of long hours in airplane seats and nights alone in hotel rooms. Then, a few years ago I had a …

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Video: 3 Tips for Inexpensive Family Travel

Here is our latest guest video from KidsInTheHouse.com By Finn Olaf Jones. The Details:  I think the United States offers an incredible deal in terms of travel. I mean, this is a country where you could still travel almost for free. I say that because this is a place where you’re still …

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5 Steps To A Successful Home Swap

By Eileen P. Gunn We recently did our first home stay, staying in the 15th arrondissement in Paris while a French family lived in our Brooklyn home. It saved us a few thousand euros in hotel fees and made the trip affordable for us. Since returning, several friends have asked …

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5 Essentials to Pack For a Family Trip to Paris

By Eileen P. Gunn We finished out our summer with a 2-week home swap in Paris with 6yo Tiny Traveler. We covered a lot of ground. And while lots of guides will tell you what to do. I thought it would be helpful to offer some tips on what to …

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MOMtravelchat: Travel with Tots Under 2!

By the FamiliesGo! Editors There is always an uptick in births over the summer (all the winter snuggling coming to fruition), so our August #MOMtravelchat party was all about vacationing with the tiniest travelers. We gave away prizes to help parents looks good and get out and about with their …

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