Details – How to organize your own Road Trip

Details on how to organize your own road trip

Time to fill in the details and decide on daily activities when organizing your own road trip. Last week, we looked at the big-ticket items such as budget and how that relates to when you want to travel, and with how many people. So far, you booked your flights, and rental car (if applicable) and your first night away. Plus, you made sure to do this well in advance, depending on whether you travel with more than 4 people, and if your intended destination is very popular. Details now That’s…

Navigating New York on Foot

With a couple of days to explore, New York within driving distance and 80% of the family never having visited, we took a trip to the Big Apple early October. It was Thanksgiving in Canada and beautiful weather in the States. We’d booked a hotel in New Jersey situated next to the Path (a Subway line running underneath the Hudson river). It meant we could leave the car behind, enter the city by public traffic and explore on foot. Because it is both my and the kids first visit, of…

Making it to Macchu Picchu – the Fairy Tale version

Steep settlements and farmland in the Andes mountain close to Macchu Picchu

Once upon a time, in the- pre-historic pre-offspring era – the princess convinced the prince that in the spirit of true travelers, they should put Peru and Macchu Picchu on their travel agendas. Since they knew from the stories by the local bard, that it would entail a lot of walking, they started practising right away. A couple of days a week they left their castle and their work safely guarded by (fire) walls and passwords and ventured out. Rations of granola bars and water, and armed with umbrellas they…