Working on our Croatia trip in 2020!

So… after looking at last minute travel options… we opted not to do that since we have to go visit Anel’s family in Croatia and Bosnia. So to the next trip! Planning an International Trip to Europe with Two Under Five! I’m starting my research on things I have to do before our trip withContinue reading “Working on our Croatia trip in 2020!”

Your Family Vacation Travel Type!

I have been working as a Designer, Design Researcher, Design Strategist and User Experience Researcher for legacy brands since I left grad school. One thing I have learned from these big companies is, that we (consumers) are bucketed into market segmentation based on our attitudes and behaviors. Based on my research, here are some travelContinue reading “Your Family Vacation Travel Type!”

Thinking about a last minute family vacation…

So the last trip didn’t happen with our lil girl being sick and all… She got the virus, and we pretty much stayed home the entire time we were supposed to be at St. Louis…Oh well… but I really want to another trip before our big trip to Croatia in August! So I just startedContinue reading “Thinking about a last minute family vacation…”

Dealing with unpredictable circumstances…

So… we all were all excited, decided to go on vacation before the holiday season, planned the whole thing, bought and packed stuff… and then lil girl comes home with a slight fever from school… The original plan was… Leave right after lunch on Friday so we can avoid traffic. They will nap in theContinue reading “Dealing with unpredictable circumstances…”

Few more days to go! Here’s my packing checklist!

In our last blog, we talked about Basic Needs…Here’s our family basic needs: Food and drinks, eating/drinking equipments and tools: Food – Logan is 16 months, so he’s fine eating whatever we eat. But we need to bring his eating tools Utensils – fork and spoon (multiple sets! we have lost ours before when heContinue reading “Few more days to go! Here’s my packing checklist!”

Family Trip Planning Checklist and MUST Bring!

Planning for your family vacation is not an easy task, but the way we have done it is to split it up to: Task we have to get done before the trip Packing for the trip Planning for family activities for the trip. We have talked about task that we have to accomplish before theContinue reading “Family Trip Planning Checklist and MUST Bring!”

Making your travel plans happen!

Have you made up your mind on your family travel choice? Are you flying, driving, taking the train or bus? Have you decided on where your family is staying at? Are you staying at a hotel, rental home or friends/family? Have you confirm how your family will be traveling when you are on your trip?Continue reading “Making your travel plans happen!”

Almost travel time for us! What now?

As a planner, I’m starting to think of all the other stuff I need to do, buy, and get ready before our trip! We have a 4 year old and a 15 month old… so some things I’m looking at includes: Should we bring our travel crib or rent one there? Should we bring ourContinue reading “Almost travel time for us! What now?”

Resources to plan your vacation based on your family travel type

If you are a planner, here are some resources to help you plan:– Our Next Adventure– Wandering Wagars– Alamo– We 3 Travel If you are a escapist, here are some escape resources:– Easy Escapes Travel– Go Way– Groupon (still a good one)– Family Vacation Critic If you are a budget traveler, here are some tipsContinue reading “Resources to plan your vacation based on your family travel type”

Planning our trip to St. Louis!

Now, bear in mind we used to live in St. Louis for a year and a half, so this is a slightly different vacation for us… Travel options: Since it’s 4 1/2 hours away driving vs. 2 hours prior a 1 hour flight, we opted to drive to St. Louis and planning to leave rightContinue reading “Planning our trip to St. Louis!”