Top Destinations For Your Child’s First Overseas Trip

February 27, 2016

When your children get to an age that you can start traveling with them, there are definitely precautions you should take. Leaving aside the fact that they will grow old and say that they never remember going up the Eiffel Tower when they were young, you can still have a lot of fun showing your children new foreign places.

Preparing Young Children For An Overseas Holiday

For most children, it is a difficult concept that people speak a different language and have a different culture from them. However, as a parent, it is vital that you try to show exactly where the family is going and what to expect when you get there. Books and atlases are a terrific way of doing this, and of course, you can always surf the internet and get them to watch a few videos about the destination. If the country that you are going to does have a different language, you could teach the family some basic phrases, such as greetings and saying ‘thank you.’ Turn boring lectures into a game, so your children will surely remember them during the trip.

Never forget that you are responsible for your children’s safety, even when you are on a holiday. Parents do not have holidays when it comes to taking care of their children! Make sure that everything is child-friendly: from the trips you book, to the accommodations or condo for rent.

Destination Suggestions For Family Trips

Some of the top places great for families are as diverse as one family is from another. Here are some suggestions for your trip:

· The Grand Canyon gives everyone a breathtaking experience that can be appreciated by young and old. One trip covers different learning aspects, including culture, nature, and history.

· Florida is not just popular, because of Disney World. It has so much more to offer, such as Marco Island, which has beaches and an old world charm. Adults and kids alike will love and learn about nature, as they explore the spectacular scenery that is in abundance.

· Trim, Ireland is the location of the film, ‘Braveheart,’ and has lots of exciting things to do for all of the family, including a crash course in archaeology and dressing up like medieval knights.

· The Galapagos Islands are where Darwin wrote his theory of evolution. Here, the family can marvel at just how fantastic nature really is.

· New York City is a brilliant place to visit for adults and children. From the Statue of Liberty to Coney Island, it is a fast-moving roller coaster ride of a trip that will make you want to come again.

If you organize correctly, then the world is your oyster, even with small children. The fun can be continued while you are on holiday, by trying out phrases, seeing and discussing the differences in culture, and giving your kids freedom in what to wear each day. Thankfully, there are many types of child-friendly accommodations, which can ensure 100% safety and security. You could pick and rent a condo in the metro using Zipmatch with filters, like location and amenities. You can even find information about child friendly homes and how to make your home a safer place for your little ones!

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Andi Perullo de Ledesma

I am Andi Perullo de Ledesma, a Chinese Medicine Doctor and Travel Photojournalist in Charlotte, NC. I am also wife to Lucas and mother to Joaquín. Follow us as we explore life and the world one beautiful adventure at a time.

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