And now, as they say, for something completely different. Since we’ve been talking about travel and manners recently, one reader has brought up one of the most controversial subjects in the travel industry: diapers in pools.
About halfway through a 3,755-mile road trip from Orlando to Seattle, I had a little reality check. It happened a few minutes into an hour-long interview with an NPR show in Madison, Wis., when the topic swerved toward unruly kids in a car.
How good are your reading comprehension skills? How patient are you? How willing are you to forgive other people’s shortcomings?
You don’t have to spend 300 days a year on the road with your kids to know the ins and
Between the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, nearly 100 million Americans will travel. While the vast majority of us will travel by car, a significant minority will travel by plane. And a portion of those airline passengers will have an added challenge: they travel with children.
If your blood pressure spikes when you think about the words “kids” and “plane” in the same sentence, as you
Tami Alloway needs to cancel her hotel stay because of “extenuating” personal circumstances. Just one problem: the reservations are non-refundable.
Eileen Ogintz started traveling with her kids Matt, Melanie and Regina, when they were babies, and she never looked back.
It’s something out of every mother’s worst nightmare: Your child is stranded at the airport and won’t be able to fly home unless he forks over thousands of dollars for a new ticket.
How far would airlines go to collect a few more bucks from you? If nothing would surprise you anymore, then you should hear Hesha Duggirala’s story.
When kids misbehave on a plane, adults like to play the blame game. Who’s responsible for the little brats: the
To say that Cristi Mitchell felt uncomfortable on a recent JetBlue Airways flight from Phoenix to Boston might be something
Ever since airlines added new economy-class seat reservation fees, they’ve insisted that the new charges would not lead to families with young kids being separated. And I believed it — until I heard from Vicki Wallace.
After a preposterously positive TSA screening experience before my flight from Hilo, Hawaii, to Maui last week, I get it. I know why the agency assigned to protect America’s transportation systems has a few fans — and an apologist or two.
Would you take your kids into this store?
Christina Welsch is young, dresses conservatively, and is usually alone when she flies.
All Ed Lawrence wanted was a little rest.
There are at least two sides to every story, and in the recent controversy involving kids and airline seating, the
Bill and Mary Lou Haas were looking forward to a peaceful European river cruise booked through Vantage Travel during the Christmas holidays. But their expectations were figuratively shattered when they found several unexpected guests would be joining them on their vacation: kids.
This is the view from our cabin aboard the NCL Epic. Nothing but the ship’s wake and dark blue Mediterranean as far as the eye can see.
Surprise! Marriott demands an extra 200 Euros when Hari Doraisamy and his family check into the Brussels Marriott. The reason? He’s traveling with two kids. Does he have to pay?
If you haven’t seen this video yet, you should. This is six-year-old Anna Drexel getting a pat-down in New Orleans
If you’re looking for a place to vacation with your kindergartner, Maui may not be the first destination that comes to mind. But this Hawaiian island has a lot to offer your average six-year-old.
Rebecca Klein’s kids were ski novices when they checked in at Vermont’s Smugglers’ Notch resort for a weeklong stay recently. They didn’t stay that way for long.
During a recent 2 1/2-hour flight from Portland, Maine, to Charlotte, N.C., Tom Meador heard nothing but crying.
What could be worse that screaming babies on a plane? Screaming babies in a movie theater, according to a new survey by Baby Orajel teething pain medicine.
Kids in first class. Should we or shouldn’t we? And if so, when? Allow me to state my completely unbiased opinion right up front. No. We should not. At least not mine. Here’s why.