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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling
After a very rough 2020, the world has entered 2021 with new hope. COVID rates are falling and vaccinations are rolling out in most countries. Now that some countries have reopened, it's more important than ever to know how to stay healthy while traveling. Not only do you want to protect yourself from COVID, but also keep yourself healthy on the road. Jet lag, new foods, and prolonged sitting all contribute to overall health. Our …
The Ultimate International Packing List
Never forget something at home again with this ultimate international packing list. From devices to stay healthy, organization solutions, and items you've never even thought of. These must haves are essential for every traveler. Our Thrifty Adventures is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. Our Thrifty Adventures contains affiliate links to products. …
Kid Friendly Fun in Aruba during COVID
We recently returned from a family vacation to Aruba during the COVID-19 pandemic. Travel is very different these days! If you're interested in what it's like to travel during COVID-19, check out – International Travel during COVID-19. Once we arrived in country, we took advantage of all the kid friendly fun that Aruba has to offer. https://youtu.be/RxBJuM_r1Uk Check out the video for everything we did in Aruba during COVID. Below are just a few of …
International Air Travel During COVID-19
It's currently July 2020 and the U.S. is still knee deep in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, many other nations have a strong handle on the spread of the virus and have begun opening their borders. While Europe is currently off limits to U.S. Citizens, Aruba opened to the U.S. on July 10th. We landed in country on July 12th and below is a video documenting our experience with international air travel during COVID-19. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHzsqniGS38
Social Distancing Day Trips
If the beautiful summer weather has you itching to get out of the house, we've compiled several destinations for safe social distancing day trips. From concerts, trivia nights, zoos, national parks, and museums, this list offers something for everyone in your family! Gettysburg During the summer, National Parks are typically packed with families. Crowded visitors centers, shuttle buses, and facilities make social distancing difficult. However, Gettysburg isn't your typical National Park. You and your family …
How To Travel After COVID
With the world shut down, people are beginning to ask how to travel after COVID. With proper planning, soon we’ll be able to enjoy our vacations safely.
Awesome Father’s Day Gifts for Dads Who Love To Travel
Does a dad in your life love to travel the world? If so, treat dad to a gift as memorable as the trips he’s taken with these Awesome Father's Day Gifts
Best Travel Books for Kids
The benefits of travel are deeper than the Grand Canyon. We’ve compiled a list of travel books for kids that you can share as a family.
Best Post Quarantine Vacation Destinations
We might not be able to travel right now, however we can always look into post quarantine vacation destinations. From tropical islands to historic cities to dense jungles, we've listed a number of underrated and affordable vacation spots. Now is the perfect time to research cheap flights to these amazing destinations. Our Thrifty Adventures is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites …
Visit Animals on a Virtual Field Trip
Practicing social distancing but getting stir crazy? Take a virtual field trip to enjoy lots of different animals at these various destinations!
Free Virtual Museum Tours Around the World
Wanting to travel the world but practicing social distancing? Below are some virtual museum tours and experiences offered by museums and historical sites around the world. Enjoy a self-guided visit from the comfort of your own home!
Free things to do in Washington, D.C.
Are you planing a trip to the nation's capital? Be sure to check out these family-friendly free things to do in Washington, D.C.
Things to do in Aruba on a long weekend
Considering a visit to the beautiful island of Aruba? Here you will find a long weekend itinerary to enjoy 4 days on this One Happy Island.
How to make a kids travel journal
Are you planning an unforgettable family trip? Have you spent hours combing over things to do that will stimulate your kid as well as create lifelong memories? If you have, one item you should make sure to add to your packing list is a kids travel journal. With a little planning, you can build a kids travel journal that is personalized to your child AND your trip!
10 Sanity Saving Products for Traveling with Children
Traveling with kids can be very stressful. We hope this list can help your family spend less time stressing and more time enjoying the trip!
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