What We Wish We’d Known: 31 Essential Family Travel Tips from the CB! Staff

Our Ciao Bambino team may be seasoned family travel experts … but that doesn’t mean we always knew the ropes! When we first started traveling with kids, every one of us made rookie mistakes. Since a do-over isn’t in the cards, we’re taking the next best approach: passing our hard-earned wisdom on to our readers. Here…

First Family Trip to Florence

Condé Nast Traveler Family Travel Expert Panel: Travel Mistakes and Lessons Learned

A family trip will go awry at some point. This is a fact. Travel is as unpredictable as it is exciting. We learn the best family travel lessons the hard way, but the beauty is we can now share share newfound wisdom more easily than ever in our ‘social’ world.

The Condé Nast Traveler Family Travel Expert Panel shares travel mishap stories and lessons learned in a recent installment of The Daily Traveler.


A Round-the-World Travel Sabbatical with Kids

What inspired you to take a round-the-world sabbatical with kids?

There were so many reasons to do it. We’ve always been a traveling family. I am a travel writer by profession and my husband and I traveled as a couple before we were kids. It has just always made sense to take them with us.

When we began planning this particular trip we quickly realized the impact an opportunity like this could have on the rest of their lives. We wanted to introduce them to people …


Baby and Toddler Travel Shopping List

Have baby will travel.

Why does this statement sound controversial? Most of the new parents I meet put their more adventurous travel plans on hold as soon as they start a family. I don’t get it.

Okay, I wouldn’t take my kids in to a Malaria zone or somewhere that required them to have extra immunizations, but I want my little people to see the world and learn from it as early as possible.