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What It’s Like to Fly Internationally with Kids During COVID-19

Now is definitely not the time to be taking a casual international getaway. Borders are closed around the world, and quarantine restrictions are often in place for the few destinations that are still open to Americans. But some Americans nevertheless have to travel – even abroad – out of necessity. My sister is one of …

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First Timer’s Guide to Bermuda

The island of Bermuda blends a tropical island vibe and a dapper British style. The result is a pretty unique vacation destination. Since Americans need at least a passport and a plane flight or cruise booking to visit, a trip to Bermuda definitely requires some planning. Luckily, the logistics on the ground are pretty easy …

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International Travel with Car Seats: What Do You Really Do?

If you want to start the mommy wars all over again, start a conversation about car seats. I’ve learned from posting a guide to car seats and air travel that car seats can bring out the worst in millennial and Gen X parents. The judgment is real. Don’t keep your child rear facing until their …

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Oslo with Kids: Why Norway Should Be on Your Family Travel Bucket List

This post is sponsored by Visit Norway. All opinions are my own. Just a few years ago, traveling to Norway moved much higher on my family’s travel bucket list. My husband and I visited Oslo in 2008 when I was pregnant with my first child and found it to be one of our favorite cities in the …

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5 Can’t-Miss Attractions and Rides at Hong Kong Disneyland

My family had the chance to take the trip of a lifetime to Hong Kong in the spring of 2014. Being the Disney nuts that we are, some serious time at Hong Kong Disneyland was definitely in order. During our nearly 3 days there, we definitely explored every nook and cranny of the park, looking …

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Sickness and Traveling with Kids: The Fear and the Reality

There are a million reasons NOT to travel with your kids.  The news the past few weeks has been filled with terror – the scariest travel deterrent.  There are reasons for any traveler to be concerned and take precautions, but I know the fear often weighs heaviest on those of us who travel with the littlest companions. …

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The Benefits of World Travel with Toddlers (& Giveaway!)

Thanks to Travel Guard® insurance by AIG Travel for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. “Why take toddlers with you all over the world when they won’t remember any of it?” “Travel with toddlers is just too stressful.  Let’s just wait until they are older.” “Travel with young kids is just not worth …

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Essential Travel Documents: What to Pack for an International Trip

Welcome to Day 3 of Packing Week at Trips With Tykes!  Be sure not to miss the other posts in this series below: 5 Packing Tips for Families Packing List for Your Disney Daypack Today’s list is all about paperwork.  If you are like me, you’ve probably gone largely electronic in your daily life.  When …

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Review of the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique at the Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel

One of the highlights of our Hong Kong Disneyland vacation this past May was our 5-year-old daughter’s makeover into Princess Belle from Disney’s Beauty & the Beast. This magical transformation happened one afternoon at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique at the Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel. If your family has traveled to Walt Disney World or Disneyland, …

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