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Travel With Bender

Uncovering the best family holidays

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Along our journey we meet lots of fascinating folks. This section of the website features stories from other people that we think you'll find interesting. We love learning from their experiences and this is our chance to share those with you.

  • Big Bear vs. Idyllwild

    Big Bear vs. Idyllwild By Amanda

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    If you have never been to Southern California, you may not realize that it has a very diverse landscape. Everything from a gorgeous coastline to vast deserts to towering mountain ranges can be found within a couple hours drive from one another, allowing one to surf and snowboard in a single day. Yes, our beaches get the most attention, attracting many tourists seeking fun in the sun, but where do locals get away to play?

  • Avoid Crowds By Visiting South America During The Winter

    Avoid Crowds By Visiting South America During The Winter By Cher Zavala

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    South America is wonderful at any time of the year, but a winter visit offers up some vastly different sights and experiences, as well as some savings for you. If you live in the northern hemisphere and want a unique summer getaway, you only have to look south.

  • Explore This Ancient Shrine First Person

    Explore This Ancient Shrine First Person By Jacob Laukaitis

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    The shrine predates 794 when the capital of Japan moved to Kyoto. It sprawls all around the mountain and there are hundreds of small shrines, thousands of sculptures and more than 10,000 Torii gates.

  • Travel Ideas To Introduce Your Kids To US History

    Travel Ideas To Introduce Your Kids To US History By Simon Clark

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    One of the fun things about family travel is the opportunity to see new places and meet new people. You may find that a family vacation is also the ideal time to help your kids learn about some of the historical backgrounds to the places they visit.

  • 10 Best Ski Resorts For Apres-Ski

    10 Best Ski Resorts For Apres-Ski By Debbie

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    If you love après-ski activities as much as tackling the slopes themselves, you’re probably looking for a resort with bundles of energy, atmosphere and excitement – after all, a day on the mountains isn’t complete without a spot of sledging, an evening of ice skating, a tipple at a local bar or a night on the town.

  • Top Destinations To Visit In Okinawa, Japan

    Top Destinations To Visit In Okinawa, Japan By Calvin Harris

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    If you’re planning to take a trip to Japan, then you definitely need to visit several places in Okinawa as well. With lots of golden sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, tasty cuisine and friendly people, the southernmost group of islands will definitely provide you with a unique experience and show you a laid-back Japan that you probably didn’t know existed.

  • Top Tips For Road Tripping In The USA

    Top Tips For Road Tripping In The USA By Dan Donahue

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    The thought of road tripping the USA might give you the thrills now and cause you to be overexcited, but before you go head on crossing the great continent, there are several things you should know and be aware of in order to maximize comfort and pleasure and make sure you don’t get stuck in situations you can’t get out of.

  • Ultimate UK Road Trip

    Ultimate UK Road Trip By Mary Ann

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    The roads are often gridlocked, traffic cones sprout up like flowers, and everybody seems miserable - but there’s no better way to see the UK than by road.

  • How To Holiday Abroad With Anxiety

    How To Holiday Abroad With Anxiety By Craig

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    Travel agents are quick to use phrases like ‘100% stress free’ and ‘no-hassles holiday’. However, if you’re living with anxiety you know that getting through a vacation with zero worries is anything but easy. In fact, it can be downright impossible – there are plenty of unknown factors and opportunities for things to go wrong.

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