For my older daughter, room service has become as much a part of family travel as TSA checkpoints, incessant picture-taking and the white-noise app on my Smartphone. I don't think I'd want it any other way.
Noisy handheld devices have no place on planes. And when parents abrogate their responsibility to make sure their children respect (the physical and aural space of) other passengers, those moms and dads deserve some serious stink eye.
My wife, daughters and I spent the New Year’s holiday holed up in a remote part of coastal Mendocino County, California. Along the way we learned a bunch of things about vacationing with other families.
You’ve survived Christmas. You’ve found homes for most, if not all, of the gadgets and gizmos your kids received from Santa. Now it’s time to figure out which of those brand new toys are coming with you on the post-holiday road trip.
As a full-time freelance travel writer, the only way for Matt Villano to manage as a dad has been to take his wife and two daughters with him. With this blog, Matt shares some of the insights he's gleaned along the way, as well as tips, tricks, reviews and other fun stories.