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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.

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
GoNOMAD in Belgium, France and Switzerland
GoNOMAD in Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland
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GoNOMAD in Paris with Kids
GoNOMAD in Paris with Kids
Pyramids to Panajachel: A Family Vacation in Guatemala
Guatemala Tim Leffel takes a family vacation in Guatemala with his wife and daughter. They visit the splendid Mayan ruins at Tikal, take a language course in Antigua and visit Panahachel on Lake Atitlan.
Buzios, Brazil: A Family Adventure
Buzios: Andrea Bailey visits the sun-drenched beaches of Buzios, Brazil with her husband and her baby.

Travel Sounds 7 minute Interview segments

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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

Beach Babies: Raising Kids On A Remote Pacific Atoll
Celeste Brash offers some tips on raising kids on a remote Pacific atoll.
Summiting A Swiss Mountain With Your Kids: Challenging, but Not Difficult
Steven Bochenek and his family climb to the top of Bella Tolla, a mountain in Val D'Anniviers, Switzerland.
London: Looking for Two Queens
London: Looking for Two Queens
Strasbourg, France: A City to Enjoy with the Kids
Strasbourg, France: great attractions and activities for kids in Strasbourg, France, Strasbourg with kids
Glaciers, Lattes and Stupid Salmon: A Family Cruise through Alaska
Dawn M. Barclay and her family take an Alaskan cruise aboard Royal Caribbean's Radiance of the Sea.
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
GoNOMAD in China 2002
Visiting China with a child. Tips on best ways to see the sites and not go crazy
Ten Tips for Women Traveling Around the World Alone
Ten Tips for Women Traveling Around the World Alone
Travel Fun for the Family |
Family travel guide: Janice Davis' book A Kid, A Grownup & A Travel Bug is a warmhearted and practical guide into making the most of traveling with kids, with a hefty dose of information for almost any type of traveler.
Church of St. Pietro, Portovenere, Italy.
Church of St. Pietro, Portovenere, Italy
A Young Adult's Trip to Kenya
A trip to Kenya including a visit to a Masai Village.
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