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We're the Bender family and have travelled to over 65+ countries. We'll help make your next family holiday amazing with first-hand guides and expert travel tips. From packing to accommodation to sightseeing, you're covered with the world's #1 family travel blog. Read more... | FAQs...

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  • 5 Things To Do In Austin With Kids

    5 Things To Do In Austin With Kids

    South, USA

    I was told these wise words on our first day in Austin that turned out to be true… “if something looks out of place and strange, it’s suppose to be that way”. It’s a city where the way of life is as laid back as Ubud, Bali and teaming with more hipster beards than Portland, Oregon. Discover what our 5 favourite family-friendly activities for your next vacation.

  • How To See Arizona’s Best Highlights In 1 Day

    How To See Arizona’s Best Highlights In 1 Day

    Southwest, USA

    If you only have one day on vacation in Arizona, then make it a good one. See how you can fit all this in one memorable day: a sunrise scene flight over the Grand Canyon, Upper Antelope Canyon guided tour and rafting trip down the Colorado River through Horseshoe Bend. Impressive, eh?

  • #BenderGoRVing: Our Very First RV Trip

    #BenderGoRVing: Our Very First RV Trip

    Southwest, USA

    We embarked on our first family RV trip with great success. Follow our 1-week journey through Nevada, Utah and Arizona, witnessing some of the most stunning landscapes in the United States. We did all the hard work planning the trip so you don’t have to!

  • 19 Things You Should Know Before Your First RV Trip

    19 Things You Should Know Before Your First RV Trip

    Travel Tips

    Most people dream about RVing around the countryside at some time in their lives. We recently took our very first RV trip in the US and discovered a lot of handy tips that can help you make your family’s first experience in an RV fantastic.

  • The Real Monument Valley Tour – Sorry, No Tourists Allowed

    The Real Monument Valley Tour – Sorry, No Tourists Allowed

    Southwest, USA

    We went behind the scenes at one of the most stunning natural wonders in the United States - Monument Valley. Beyond the well-worn tourist road, there’s a special trail reserved only for local Navajo guides. We explored for several hours and got up close to numerous rock formations and locations that most other visitors miss.

  • 7 Waterparks You Have To Visit

    7 Waterparks You Have To Visit


    Yes, we have kids. It’s a common justification for parents who visit a waterpark. But if you know me, then you know I need no excuse to go. I’d happily go with or without my kids. Adrenalin junkie? Perhaps. Here are my 7 favourite waterparks we’ve visited over the last 4 years of non-stop travel. Parks that I would head back to in a heartbeat. And you’re welcome to join me.

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    While many come to Canada to experience cities like Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, Halifax, Nova Scotia is a thriving city situated on the Atlantic Ocean that is very much worthy of your travel consideration this Summer.

  • On The Road To Happiness - Driving Holidays In Spain

    On The Road To Happiness - Driving Holidays In Spain

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    Spain might be famous for its affordable package deals and beach resort holidays, but the best experiences in this country come when you improvise a little. And one of the best ways to do that is by taking a road trip through its beautiful coastal regions.

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