A fruit picking vacation may be among the most adventurous and creative family getaways. I know because I’m looking at a cluster of ripening bananas on my kitchen counter that we harvested. Our visit to Hilo, Hawaii, just turned into what my eldest son calls a fruit safari.
It’s way too many bananas for a family of four, and I’m not entirely sure what to do with them. Read more “A fruit picking vacation with the kids? Why not!”
If you haven’t heard about the infamous airline separation algorithm yet, here’s what you need to know: It’s a seat allocation program that allegedly keeps families apart on the plane, prodding parents into paying more for advance seat assignments. Read more “How do I sit with my kids on a plane?”
One year ago, Away is Home launched as a weekly column. (Happy Birthday, Away is Home!) And in that time, one question keeps coming up from readers: “Chris, what’s the best family travel advice you have?” Read more “The best family travel advice for the year ahead”