unusualfamilyvacations

7 Reasons To Visit Cairo With Kids Now

Traveling Cairo with kids is a safe and unforgettable adventure, and blends ancient history with modern vibrancy. Cairo is safe for kids, and a top destination for families seeking a mix of educational and thrilling experiences. From the awe-inspiring Pyramids of Giza to the rich culinary delights and bustling markets, exploring Cairo is a must for your next holiday…

Visiting Petra With Kids: 10 Tips for a Smooth Trip

Visiting Petra with kids has been on our bucket list for years, but the timing never seemed quite right to visit Petra. There’s NO doubt in our minds why Petra is considered one of the seven wonders of the modern world after our recent visit! 

We loved Petra! The pictures do not do it justice. Gorgeous. Impressive. I could go on and on…

The Best Reasons to Camp In The Sahara Desert With Kids

Trekking to a camp site in the middle of the Sahara Desert via camel, and sleeping in a tent under the milky way in the dead silence,  was one of the most memorable and magical experiences ever.  Definitely the highlight of our Morocco trip and was literally the stuff movies and dreams are made of…

8 Reasons Tavarua Island Will Steal Your Heart

We’re often asked what our favorite place is we’ve visited, and it’s so hard to answer… there are the city trips, the wonders of the world, the exotic trips…. BUT…. If you had one place to visit in your lifetime and asked me where to go…. I’d absolutely tell you to RUN not walk to our heart shaped heaven, Tavarua Island…

11 Cool Facts About Easter Island’s Moai Statues

The mystery surrounding Easter Island’s massive Moai statues is what brings most visitors.  There are many theories, but the real facts about the Moai are only known by Rapa Nui locals. It’s still unknown today exactly why these giant heads were carved, or how these massive stones were transported around the island. Here are some really interesting Moai facts we learned…

5 Reasons to Visit Easter Island With Kids

We knew visiting the Moai sites on Easter Island would be breathtaking, however, seeing them in person was truly a spiritual experience…

Swimming with Sharks and Sting Rays in Moorea, Tahiti

Discover the untouched beauty of Moorea with kids. It’s the hidden gem of French Polynesia. It’s a simply stunning island near Tahiti… Visit with your kids, swim with sharks, and feed some stingrays, too…

Christ the Redeemer: Five Interesting Facts

Christ the Redeemer is on the bucket list of many travelers, and some might find it daunting to visit with small children…. nope, not us, we didn’t think twice about taking our traveling circus to see this sacred statue. Here are some interesting facts about Christ the Redeemer…

Visit the Taj Mahal With Kids, It’s Life-Changing!

We arrived in Delhi to incredible humid heat, crowds, and thick dust. June is the low season to visit Asia, and the front end of monsoon season, but we barely saw rain at all…

Five Travel Books That Won’t Disappoint

These books are practically falling apart at my house, and have been read many times over as we dream, plan, and long for our next family adventure.  Hopefully this list will inspire you to plan an adventure of your own…