Fun Road Trip Games and Activities

So, it is time to head out on vacation. You have double-checked to ensure you have packed everything and made sure the GPS has your route planned out. However, have you forgotten to come up with some activities and games to keep the kids busy? Here are some great ideas the whole family will enjoy.
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How to Check Your Car before a Road Trip

Contributed by Blake Slade

As a young man in my 20’s, I decided that I wanted to drive to a warmer climate. I headed south for Florida. I was impulsive and left by simply driving my car with only a road map for guidance. Eight hours later I discovered my mistake. I came out of the diner where I had stopped in for an afternoon meal to find that my engine would not start. I turned the ignition key and got only a bump noise. The starter had failed. Luckily I had tools in the trunk and I was young. I performed road service myself in the diner’s lot. I jacked the car up and removed the starter. I then hitched a ride to an auto parts store, traded my old starter in for a rebuilt one and hitched back to my ride. I then installed the starter and was on my way again.
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Cruise Vacation Packing List

Now that the holidays are over, it’s cruise time for most. Packing for your cruise vacation may be one of the dreaded parts of the vacation. However, you want to ensure that you pack everything you will need, since purchasing an item that you have forgotten on the cruise ship will cost you double than normal. Here is a useful cruise vacation packing list for the whole family.
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The Best Christmas Destinations

Contributed by Rebecca Brown

Christmas time – the most important holiday season in the western world – offers a myriad of great travel destinations all with their own authentic Christmas moods. Some are classics, some are cosmopolitan, some are even tropical; also, there may be a destination which enables you to spend some time with Santa in his very own homeland.

Which one is which? Let’s find out.
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7 Must Haves For All The Travel Junkies


In this modern era, everything has changed. Though the time is changed and everything has gone much better. Technology is now upgraded and is according to the needs of a person. But to get facilities such as latest technology including phones, electronics, washing machines and fridge you must earn money. Nowadays people have to work hard so that they can earn enough money to buy all the technologies. They have to earn money so that they can pay the tuition fee for their children and younger siblings. You must have enough money to pay all your bills and to even renovate your house. You need to earn enough amount so that you can remain with the time and can pay for all of your monthly expenditures.
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6 Ways to Make Camping with Kids Fun

Contributed by Chris Cole

It can feel like an ordeal when you decide to take your kid’s camping yet it does not have to be this way at all. It can be a great bonding exercise, and with a little forethought, your kids will come to enjoy it just as much as you.

If anything it is the best way to get them to get back to nature and become less obsessed with their gadgets for a few days.

Here are 6 ways that you can bypass all the pitfalls and make sure you have a fun family time together:
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Safety on the Road: 4 Biggest Driving Risks to Your Family

A road trip is a time to create fond memories that will last a long time. However, driving, especially driving long distances, does come with its fair share of risks. To ensure your family’s safety no matter where your journey takes you, make yourself aware of these common risks faced by families while traveling together.

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The World Traveler’s Essential Packing List

Traveling internationally is a life-changing experience that can seem a little overwhelming if it’s your first time packing for an out of country trip.

The following tips will help you pack efficiently and help you to be prepared for an amazing trip.
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What’s Best? Solo, Friend Or Family Travel?

Contributed by Lily Kaligian

It’s great if you’ve got the choice between solo, friend or family travel. But deciding on the type of trip that will work best for you can be tricky. Much will depend on how well you get on with friends and family and how much you enjoy your own company. You’ll also have to consider what you hope to get out of the trip. If you’re still undecided, take a look at our list of pros and cons for each type of travel:
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5 Ways in Which Travel Changes Your Life

Contributed by Camilla Dabney

There are endless benefits to travel. It’s fun to spend a new someplace new, but if you’re really making the most of that trip, you’re getting a lot more than momentary excitement. Traveling, particularly to places that are much different from the place you call home, can write on the slate of who you are. A lot of the things you think and feel while you’re away will change the way you think and feel when you finally return. These changes can make you a better, stronger person.
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