Your 5 day Australia adventure in Port Douglas

If you’re like most visitors to Australia, your early travel planning mostly consists of seeing the Sydney Opera House and the Great Barrier Reef. Solid goals! If the reef is in your plans, give yourself a few days to explore all that far north Queensland has to offer – it’s where the rainforest meets the … Read more

Seeing Patagonia animals up close with Argentina Vision

There is something magical about getting up close and personal with animals in their own habitats. When we started planning our family gap year trip, we knew that wildlife spotting would be a big draw for our little kids but we didn’t realize just how amazing and accessible parts of Argentine Patagonia could be. Many … Read more

Panama Day Trips: Monkey Island, Panama

monkey island panama day trips

Two seas, two species of mischievous Panama monkeys, two types of lazy sloths, two ferry transits across the Panama Canal, two excellent guides… and all in one day. Far and away, the highlight of our family visit to Panama City was the “ocean to ocean” tour with Panama Day Trips to visit Monkey Island, Panama. … Read more

Family-friendly British Columbia: Things to do in Vancouver with kids and day trips from Vancouver

Whistler-Blackcomb peak-to-peak tram

We love Vancouver! Now that that’s out of the way. Vancouver (and the rest of British Columbia) has so much to offer families – a mix of city life, quiet leafy streets for strolling, restaurants serving cuisine from around the world, and more outdoor activities than you could ever tackle on one trip. We love … Read more