Lassig’s Wildlife Trolley Suitcase

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If getting ready for a trip, you know the best way to keep your little ones happy and content is by keeping them busy and giving something to be responsible for.  The new Lassig Wildlife Trolley is perfect for this.  It is available in six bright Wildlife designs: Elephant, Turtle, Birdie, Tiger, Giraffe, and Rhino for those animal lovers in your life.  The bag itself sports telescoping pull handle, deep main pocket with additional mesh pockets, and zipper divider within, as well as a carrying handle and front zipper pocket.  These make the bag not only stylish and fun for kids, but also useful to pack for a weekend out at a relatives house or a big trip with the family- it’s a cute suitcase for any occasion and fits easily in the overhead bin.

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The bags are free from  PVC, AZO, Phthalates, Nickel, and Cadmium.  Your kids will be fine carrying around all their favorite night time plush and other “essentials”.  The icing on the cake for this line of suitcases is that for every product purchased from the Wildlife Collection, Lassig will donate a portion to support the Momella Foundation and two of their conservation projects: the Big Cat Guardians and the Sparkling Elephant Project, which aim to enhance creativity while educating and creating awareness for endangered wildlife species throughout Tanzania.   The suitcase also makes a great gifts as well, either as a decorative and useful container for another gift (vs just a plain old cardboard box or bag) or a fun way to let the family know a vacation is on the way- the possibilities are only limited by imagination.
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Tips for Travel with Children

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I frequently travel, and since becoming a mother, it hasn’t stopped me. Travel with children can be a little difficult. It can be a little stressful. It doesn’t have to be though! They may be, slightly out of their normal routine, but it doesn’t have to mean a bad experience for you. Here are some tips to make travel with children a little easier.

Time

Take your time. Whether that is getting to the airport, making a connection or getting to a hotel. There is no rush. Just plan ahead and make sure you allow a lot of time. I have found that kids love the airport. They get to have a walk, see the airplanes and eat snacks. So allow yourself plenty of time to enjoy it as much as you can. I think if you are feeling stressed, your kids notice.

Plan

This might sound like an obvious one, but it is so important. From the method of travel to the hotel, it all needs to be planned. You don’t want to turn up to the hotel to find that is isn’t family friendly or doesn’t have any travel cribs. Read the fine print when booking a hotel, and opt for family friendly hotels like Hotwire hotels. Then you won’t be faced with any unexpected surprises.
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Top Tips To Get Your Children Excited About Your Camping Trip

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Planning a camping trip can be lots of fun, especially if you’re taking your children with you. It’s an activity that’s filled with adventure and exploration and can ultimately bring you closer together. If your kids have never experienced camping before, you may feel even more under pressure to make this a holiday to remember. There is no need to feel stressed as there are countless ways you can keep your kids entertained and get them excited about the prospect of camping. Use these tips during your planning to ensure you create fun filled and successful trip that you can all enjoy.

Get the involved in the planning

Your children can give you a great deal of help when you’re planning your camping holiday. You can show them websites and pamphlets that advertise tourist attractions and places that might be of interest to them. It could be a kid’s outdoor playground or a family friendly history trail. Compile some potential activities that are nearby to your campsite and share your findings with them. You can talk through which ones you think might be suitable and get their feedback. Be positive when you speak about each activity to grab their attention.
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4 Top Tips To Make Your Next Vacation The Best One Ever

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Holidays play a crucial role in the lives of millions. And once you’ve been bitten by the bug, exploring the world becomes top of your agenda.

Progressions to travel and other facilities make exploration easier than ever. Budget airlines and online resources make it possible to book a vacation from the comfort of your own home. Nevertheless, if you want to get more from your next trip, there are a number of steps that must be taken.

Follow these four items, and your next vacation will exceed even your wildest expectations.

Book Better Accommodation

When booking a vacation, your primary thoughts will concern tourist attractions and other fun items. However, you should never underestimate the importance of your digs. It’s easy to dismiss it as nothing more than a bed to sleep. But anyone that has endured a terrible hotel will confirm that accommodation is much more important than that.

A great night’s sleep will allow you to achieve far more from your waking hours. Meanwhile, you should be keen to look for location and cleanliness too. The right accommodation will take your enjoyment to an entirely new level. It’s as simple as that.

Give Something Back

Vacations provide some of the most enjoyable moments in our lives. But what better way to gain ultimate satisfaction than by giving something back to those less fortunate?
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Six Melbourne Road Trips

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A driving vacation is the perfect option for anyone that wants the freedom to create their own agenda rather than being tied to a specific routine. All you need is your belongings and a hire car and you’re be ready to go, and you’ll be in control of the sites you see. In this article, you’ll find six road trips in Melbourne that will offer you an unbelievable experience.

1. Sydney-Melbourne Coastal Drive

The Sydney to Melbourne coastal drive will take you through Batesmen Bay, Phillip Island, and a number of other seaside towns. As well as the spectacular views, there are plenty of visitor attractions and landmarks along the way. Highlights include the Croajingolong National Park, Jervis Bay, the local beaches, and the birds and wildlife. It is also a great region for seafood.

2. The Great Ocean Road Route

The route measures 243 km and is an excellent opportunity to experience the south eastern coast of Australia; it will take you through several major cities and settlements such as Apollo Bay, Anglesey and Rye River.

It is considered one of the Australia’s most picturesque drives and it highlights include The Otways and its rainforests, Bell’s Beach, the 12 Apostles and the waterfalls. You will also have plenty of opportunity to experience the wildlife, and if you love surfing and water-based activities, you’ll find plenty of beaches to explore.

3. The Great Alpine Road
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The Ram’s Head Inn on Shelter Island

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The Ram’s Head Inn on Shelter Island is picturesque during the holidays, as the inn is fully decked out with a tree and all the classic trimmings, amid several wood burning fireplaces.  The Ram’s Head Inn is high on a hill overlooking a harbor–optimal for sledding! Shelter Island has several ice skating spots, and the surrounding North Fork and Hamptons are filled with Christmas tree farms and festive vineyards. Please visit www.theramsheadinn.com or call 631-749-0811 for rates and details.

Why You Might Want to Consider a Winter Vacation

What’s so special about summer vacations? Why should summer get all the fun? If you really want to know the answer, it comes down to school scheduling. But schools have not always taken a break in the summer. Before the Civil War, school, such as it was, took place year round. Rural schools took to breaks in the spring and fall while city schools took breaks in the spring.

Now that the U.S. school system has largely agreed to take time off in the summer, it makes sense that family vacations would be scheduled during that time. The only vacation time we get in the winter is roughly the first two weeks of it, otherwise known as the holiday season. Even so, that time off is often spent preparing an elaborate staycation, or going off to see nearby relatives that are just over the river and through the woods.

There is something to be said for ditching the traditional vacation during the summer, and putting all your eggs in the winter vacation basket. Here are some reasons you might want to do that, and some places you might want to do it:

Not Everyone Has Kids

Summer vacation is all about the kids. But what if you don’t have any kids? Why should your vacation schedule be dominated by school scheduling? Even if you have kids, depending on age, going on vacation with the kids might feel a lot more like work than vacation.
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FlightHub’s Travel Tips to Marrakech

There had been debates regarding the etymology of the city name Marrakech. One side states that it was derived from the Berber word mur akush meaning “Land of God.” Historian Susan Searight claims the word was first documented in the Qarawiyyin manuscript meaning “country of the sons of kush.”

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Anyway, enough about that, the city of Marrakech in Morocco is a hot tourist destination for many reasons. The Moroccan lifestyle, handicrafts galore, amazing cuisine and story-telling museums.

The climate of Marrakech can be pretty brutal, the average temperature during summer is 32-45°C (90-100°F). Travelers are encouraged to visit the city from March to May or October to November to experience the spring and fall seasons.

Our expert team at Flighthub provides the cheapest deals possible for trips to many popular destinations, including Marrakech. We also have connections to several hotels in Marrakech like the Kenzi Farah and Dar Kantzaro at discounted rates to once again ensure that you spend less on travel accommodations and more on exploring and experiencing this magnificent city.

Now, going back to Marrakech, here are the features to look forward to upon your visit.

Jemma El Fna

The main square of the city and the most visited area by tourists is the Jemma El Fna. It has food stalls, handicraft stores, juice vendors and even snake charmers. This place has a combination of food, entertainment and commercial business.

Majorelle Garden

Majorelle Garden was established and designed by French painter Jacques Majorelle from 1886 – 1962, it’s situated in the heart of Ochre city. The variety of floral species covers the entire area and produces fresh air along the green paradise.The garden shelters water lilies, lotus flowers, palm trees and other exotic plant species. The environmental facility also takes care of different birds like house sparrows, robins, blue tits (get your mind out of the gutter), warblers and turtledoves.

Inside the garden is the Galerie Love, filled with love posters designed by Yves Saint Laurent. The garden has its own cafe, the Café Bousafsaf that serves cool and hot beverages. A perfect place for a break.

Koutoubia Mosque

The largest mosque in Marrakech with its decorative arches and unique architectural design attracts travelers daily. The mosque is fortified with sandstone, bricks and red stone. The Minaret tower made of sandstone stands at 253 ft and overlooks the city. The locals refuse to build buildings taller than the Minaret because it’s their most preserved and cherished landmark.
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