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Traveling with children: #1 Preparation

Read More  The world is a place of wonders and dangers. When you travel you take your children on their first steps toward discovering these wonders and, of course, you need to take steps to protect them from the dangers. “In America there are two classes of travel—first class and with children.” Robert Benchley According to the […]

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Who to Contact If Your Kid Gets Into Trouble Abroad

Read MoreYou get an SOS from your kid off in the Outback, Timbuktu, or in jail or injured. Or you hear of a disaster and can’t reach him/her, who do do contact to get a rapid response? Unlikely, but it does happen and you don’t want to be searching for help in a panic. You have […]

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Dumb Behavior Abroad Can Result in Grave Consequences

Read More  You need to be informed before your kids go abroad because your they are not Teflon. Oh, they think they are. “I’ll be just fine, Mom.” “Don’t worry, nothing will happen.” “It’s cool. I’ll be careful.” They spurn advice & ignore the voice of experience. Youth is fearless, thoughtless and impetuous, and often heedless to […]

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Why Insure Your Kids When They Go Abroad?

Read More  According to the Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs it can cost more than $100,000 for medical evacuation outside the U.S. It’s unlikely your standard insurance would cover this or other medical services. A travel policy is smart and cheap.  “It is a truth but too well known, that rashness attends youth, as […]

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How to Travel Alone With Confidence

Read MoreAre you a neophyte at traveling alone or want more confidence to go forth? This is the place I’ll be sharing the tips & tricks you need to travel with the confidence of a pro. “Why must a girl about to take a trip alone feel like a pioneer? Travel is an adventure, not a […]

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