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Eating on a Budget While Traveling

Eating on a budget while traveling can be challenging. You want to experience the culture, but also stay out of hock. Here are some of the strategies that work for us. As you know I’m a huge supporter of good cheap eats and eating on a budget. By nature, I’m a food snob and a […]

Budget Hotels: Where to Stay in the UK

When you think about a holiday in the United Kingdom, your thoughts might go to little cottages in the countryside or metropolitan hotels in the city. For us, traveling with a family of 8, budget hotels were our jam. If I’ve done my math right, our family has spent well over 37 nights in the UK, most […]

Traveling in the UK: How We Got Around

Looking forward to traveling in the UK? Wondering how to get from place to place? Here’s how we got around as a family of 8 for a month in Great Britain. Those who’ve been parents more than three days know that travel with kids entails a fair amount of planning and logistics. Heck! Going to […]

Benefits of Family Travel that Grow Your Family & Marriage

The benefits of family travel are manifold, but most important are those opportunities that enrich your family culture, teach you about your kids, and strengthen your marriage. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support! The first time […]

How to Plan a Big Family Trip on a Budget

Ready to see the world with your kids? Not sure where to start? Follow these easy tips to plan a big family trip. You want to travel. You want to take your family on a big trip. You want to see the world. Only trouble is, you have no idea where to start. You don’t […]

Why Spend Big Money on Travel with Kids?

Traveling with kids is not cheap, but it’s got loads of benefits that far outweigh the cost. Consider these reasons to spend big money on travel. I met my husband shortly before I moved to France for a year. Much of our early relationship was developed long-distance through letters and very expensive phone calls — […]

Great Britain on a Budget (with Kids)

We spent a month in Great Britain on a budget, traveling with our six kids. It was amazing, but it was also hard. Here’s how we did it. We’ve always been frugal people. Even when we got into debt, we nickled and dimed our way there. Generally speaking, Bryan and I don’t feel comfortable sparing […]

Load Up Your Kindle for Travel

Hitting the road? Don’t forget to load up your Kindle for travel. Janel shares how she stocks her digital library for her family, saving money as well as space. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does […]