Tulum ruins and their beach
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Mayan Riviera Bucket List With Kids

Updated August 2021 I love the Mayan Riviera, Mexico. It was one of the first places we traveled with Tiny Traveler because it’s just so darn easy to get around …

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Corso lecheria makes some of the best ice cream in costa rica
Latin AmericaPLACES TO GO

15 Costa Rica Foods Kids Will Love

Over the winter I had the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica with the custom-tour company *Costa Rica Family Holidays. The goal was to get a taste –literally– of how founding …

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Tweens love taking surfing lessons on tamarindo beach in costa rica
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Take Your Tween to Action-Filled Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a small country packed with opportunities for a fun and action-filled family vacation. You can easily find things to do with young kids and teens. But I …

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Take Your Teens To A Costa Rica Adventure Park

costa Rica is absolutely gorgeous and known for its active adventures for families. My two teenagers were happy to plunge into it all and I did my best to keep up …

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Fresh coconut is a great kids treat in costa rica
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Here’s How To Explore Costa Rica With Kids

Until now, family travel for us has been relaxing and relatively non-adventurous. But as our kids age out of the toddler stage (4 and 6 years), I wanted to shake …

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Snorkeling off of the san boas islands, panama
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5 Can’t-Miss Panama Activities With Kids

Panama is less well known than some of it’s Central American neighbors (hello Costa Rica), but that’s all the more reason to go. It’s home to unique eco systems, idyllic …

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The beach at grand bahia principe
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Affordable Family Fun at Bahia Principe Coba

The Mayan Riviera in Mexico has everything my family likes in a winter beach getaway: sun, kid-friendly surf, culture, direct flights from New York and good value for our money. …

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The galapagos islands provide great lessons in transformation
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Plan An Amazing Galapagos Islands Cruise With Kids

Updated March 2020 My kids, 5 and 7 declared the Galapagos Islands were “better than heaven probably” and “the best place ever.” Now, I’ve taken them to nearly a dozen …

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Caye caulker is a fun destination from ambergris caye
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5 Things To Do On Ambergris Caye With Kids

What’s 25 miles long, one mile wide and chock full of fun things to do? Ambergris Caye, an island off the coast of Belize. With fine white sand, crystal blue water …

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