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Family Travel Guide 
Family TravelThe Philae Temples in Egypt. Photo by Alexandra Regan.

OK, you've done Disney World, now what?

Whether it's dog sledding or safaris, exploring ruins of ancient civilization, swimming with dolphins on an unspoiled island or taking off for a 'round theworld adventure, GoNOMAD offers a wide new world of independent and alternative options for travel with kids.  Kate Cosme is our Family Travel Expert, she writes frequently about the best places for family vacations. 

Discover kid-friendly destinations, alternative programs, cruises lodgings, tours and tips and introduce your kids to the thrill of travel the GoNOMAD way.

Our intrepid GoNOMAD writers have found great ways to have fun all over the globe and learn about history, geography and culture in a way that goes far beyond classrooms and schoolbooks.

In our Family Travel Section, they share their stories with you.

GoNOMAD in Hong Kong
Lauryn and Josh Axelrod go to Hong Kong.
GoNOMAD in China 2002
Trips to China in 2002 by Gonomad authors.
GoNOMAD in China 2002
Visiting China with a child. Tips on best ways to see the sites and not go crazy
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Mongolia: Journey Through The Wild, Wild East
A guide to traveling in Mongolia, with detailed information on where to stay, where to visit, what not to miss and how to get the best deals when you are there. Explorer's guide on
GoNOMAD in Belgium, France and Switzerland
GoNOMAD in Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland
GoNOMAD in Paris with Kids
GoNOMAD in Paris with Kids

Travel Sounds 7 minute Interview segments. Listen to all 15 clips

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Listen to GoNOMAD editor Max Hartshorne talk travel:

NEW! Porquerelles, France, Rep of Georgia Vancouver 
Big Bear Lake CA
Lewiston, Maine, Toulouse 
Sevierville,  Tennessee, 
Nord Pas-de-Calais France 
Nova Scotia,   Champagne France

Ireland Photo Gallery
GoNOMAD Photo Gallery: Ireland
London: Looking for Two Queens
London: Looking for Two Queens
GoNOMAD Alternative Adventure-- an around the world journey
GoNOMAD founder Lauryn Axelrod and her ten-year-old son Josh take off on a round-the-world adventure
Ireland--First stop in the around the world journey
Ireland--First stop in the around the world family journey
Costa Rica with Kids
Beatrice Blake offers suggestions for traveling with kids in Costa Rica
Costa Rica Family Travel
More Family Travel Ideas in Costa Rica
Beach Babies: Raising Kids On A Remote Pacific Atoll
Celeste Brash offers some tips on raising kids on a remote Pacific atoll.
Swimming With Dolphins in Honduras
Pamela Conley and her family swim with dolphins in Honduras
Beyond the Hotel: Alternative Family Lodgings
From campgrounds to villa rentals, houseboats to college dorms, there are numerous affordable and interesting alternatives for family lodgings.
Into the Woods: Family Outdoors Adventures in New England
Into the woods: Family outdoors adventures in New England.
Pringles, Coke, & Mt Everest: A Family Trek in Nepal
Nepal | Pringles, Coke, and Mount Everest: Family trekking in Nepal.
Duding with Dad: A Family Vacation in the American West
Annie Montgomery and her family have a tradition of spending time with their father at the Brooks Lake Lodge near Dubois, Wyoming.
Saharan Soccer: Traveling with Children in Morocco
Cass E4rikson travels to Morocco with her 10-year-old son, and the two travelers receive a warm welcome everywhere they go.
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