The Educational Tourist

unnamed 0

As seen on Vamo

The Educational Tourist is happy to have contributed to the expert tips on Vamo! Secrets to Flying with Young Children Vamo is a one stop shopping experience for travelers! Just type in your destinations...

66005-o 2

Tourist vs Traveler

Traveler VS Tourist I’ve read a lot of articles lately on the differences between tourist and traveler. Tourist: They always make tourists sound like middle aged goofballs. *Wants to relax and refresh *Wants to...

Draw-an-Octopus-Step-16-Version-2 0

Mom = Sherpa

Mom = Sherpa Why is it that when you bring home a teeny tiny baby you realize that the amount of STUFF you must now carry around far exceeds the weight and size of...

travelfamily-1024x940 0

As seen on The Adventure Ahead (2)

The Educational Tourist is pleased to be a part of a family travel series on The Adventure Ahead. (part 2)   What do you wish you knew before you took your first family vacation? We...

welcome 2

Guest Post: Washington, DC

The Educational Tourist welcomes a guest post from Bondafide Traveler DC Gets Childish: Attractions Your Kids Will Actually Love Washington, D.C. might only seem like a destination for politicians, history buffs and kids going...

austinhike 0

Guide or No Guide?

Guide, or no guide….that is the question. Well, Shakespeare would disagree, but who asked him? LOL! Guides can be very valuable. They can give you background on the sites, history, culture, and take you...

images-3 0

Living the dream

Living the dream The travel bloggers that talk about living the dream have stories like this: “We hopped off the corporate stress merry go round and took off!” “We sold everything we owned and...

Delight-TurkishDelight-Turkish-Delight-300x225 4

Turkish Delight

Turkish delight Getting the kids ready for a trip means telling them what they’ll see and what will interest them! Do you have jelly bean lovers in your house? They’ll love the story of...

artmuseumki 12

Art museum TIPS

    Everyone WANTS to talk about art, but….how exactly do you talk about art? 1) Tell the story behind the art. Most art is based on religion or mythology. Go to the museum’s...