The MESAY 2.0 translator: Our 2018 Must Have Travel Tool!

One of the greatest challenges of traveling is the language barrier. It can mean the difference between having your taxi driver drop you off at the right destination, understanding the food you are eating or even possibly offending someone. I find it a sign of respect to be able to at least communicate basic words when entering a new country, but this can be difficult for someone like me who bounces all around the globe. I currently know pleasantries for five different languages other than my own, but at times that’s not enough. While in France, knowing how to say please, thank you and hello doesn’t get me far when trying to give an address to a taxi. I need to be able to communicate more!

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Our Families Top Hotel Pick for Fun and Relaxation in Vegas!

Everyone wants to have fun while vacationing in Vegas, but a vacation is supposed to also be relaxing too right? Especially with the whole family in tow. When planning a family vacation keeping it simple is definitely the key to relaxation. This is why we love taking our kids to Vegas, it has a dash of fun and endless possibilities for relaxation.

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Great Wolf Lodge: The Ultimate Kid Resort!

Guest post written by: Julia from The Quiet Grove

Recently we stayed at the Great Wolf Lodge in Kansas City, Kansas and let me tell you it was an amazing experience for the whole family! My kids were so excited when they were each given their own fluffy wolf ears when we checked in. Of course, they had to put them right on and start howling like little wolf cubs as we made our way to our room and got settled for our stay.

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The Kimberly - My Favorite Kid Friendly Luxury Accommodations In NYC

Recently, we decided that it was time for our kids to finally experience the Big Apple!  My husband and I had been many times, but this was their first experience, and I couldn’t wait to see NYC through their eyes. For a child, going from a small town to the big city is a huge change, and I knew it would be fascinating for them. New York City isn’t exactly what I would consider kid friendly, but it still has a lot to offer the young ones. From huge parks to amazingly tall buildings, kids are sure to be captivated by this impressive city.

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How to plan a kid friendly trip to Washington D.C.

As most of you know we homeschool as we travel and I am always looking for opportunities to sneak in education while visiting certain destinations. So when we decided to head to Washington D.C. I knew it was going to be a goldmine opportunity for our kids to learn about American history and more. I couldn’t wait to walk around the National Mall, museums and other historical sites and watch them soak in all that our nation’s capital has to offer.

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