Things to consider when planning family travel.

Plans and Itineraries

One of my biggest challenges when it comes to travel is striking a balance between planning what we are going to do and allowing time to be spontaneous. I have written before about the importance of seizing the opportunities that present themselves, but it is still important to have an overarching plan to help guide you through your travels. Before …

Robin DufilhoPlans and Itineraries
Tips from a 9-year-old on flying by yourself.

Traveling as an Unaccompanied Minor

For Christmas, I got a plane ticket to go see my best friend who lives in Georgia. I was so excited, but it was sort of scary because I knew that I would have to go alone. I have never traveled anywhere by myself, so this was going to be an adventure.

Ellie DufilhoTraveling as an Unaccompanied Minor
Flags make an inexpensive travel souvenir.


I am a sucker for inexpensive souvenirs that I can use with the kids over and over after a trip is done. My favorite collection from our overseas travel is a flag from each country that we have visited. With each flag that we collect, we see that country’s visual symbol to the world.

Robin DufilhoFlags


This German word has no English translation, but this is a beautiful illustration of a word that anyone with wanderlust understands. Art by Anjana: Found in Translation

Robin DufilhoFernweh