- Swimming with Sharks at the Pt Defiance Zoo
- Postcard from Leavenworth on Wandering Educators
- Cross-cultural Staycations
- Top 10 Things for Families to Do in Washington State
- Our story via e-interview with the whole family
- Fly, Fly, Away: Twelve Activities to Keep Kids Entertained at Airports
- Our family's Panama Adventures: Thanks to our Spanish Immersion Kids
- Where does the wind blow through the willows? Hot cocoa, long walks, and more
- Rollin' on the River: Whitewater Rafting with Kids
- Cross-Cultural Fun at Crossroads
- Visiting India the Virtual Way on MulticuturalKidBlogs
- Skiing in Austria with the Family. What's different than in the US? Our experiences and tips for family ski fun at wesaidgotravel.com
- Speed Travel: Twenty Quick Ways to Explore Other Cultures in the Seattle Area
- Globetrotting the Northwest: Fall Cross-cultural Excursions – in print and on ParentMap.com
- Our Adventures Traveling with Kids in Tacoma WA! On WanderingEducators.com
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Bill Richards and Ashley Steel are the authors of "Family on the Loose: The Art of Traveling with Kids", from Rumble Books. The book is packed with bulleted lists of travel tips, fill-in pages for packing and journaling, ideas for inflight entertainment, strategies for browsing museums with kids, and much more. It is unlike other family travel books in that it is not about where to go. "Family on the Loose: The Art of Traveling with Kids" details how to make any family trip smarter and more fun!
Bill and Ashley have two wonderful and well-traveled daughters. As a family, they’ve visited or lived in the USA, Canada, Japan, Italy, Spain, France, Austria, Slovakia, England, Hungary, Slovenia, Denmark, The Netherlands, and The Czech Republic. They've traveled by discount airline, overnight train, crowded bus, rental car, and camper van. They’ve slept in fancy hotels, hostels, bed and breakfasts, campgrounds, with friends or family, and in rented apartments. They have all carried backpacks, squeezed into one family backpack, rolled suitcases, and even traveled without so much as a toothbrush.
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