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How to Prepare Your Kids for a Volunteer Vacation

Posted by on December 9, 2014 · 2 Comments  

Winter break is right around the corner, which means we’re about to host lots of family trips with school-aged children — and we can’t wait! As you know, we love family volunteer vacations because they’re educational AND fun.

If you’re about to embark on your first family volunteer vacation (or trip abroad, for that matter), you might be wondering how to prepare your kids. After all, you want them to get the most out of this experience by being excited and curious — rather than scared and unhappy. And to do that, you’re going to need to take a few steps before getting on the plane.

With that in mind, here are six ways to prepare your kids for a volunteer vacation:Read More

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Yes, You Need to Unplug — Here’s How

Posted by on November 11, 2014 · 2 Comments  

When’s the last time you escaped — either with your mind or your body?

When’s the last time you weren’t tethered to your cell phone and your email, your thoughts constantly interrupted by their pings?

If you’re like most of us, you probably can’t remember when. Technology is a wonderful thing, but it’s become overwhelming — and more and more people are realizing the benefits of unplugging.

Whether you do it through yoga, meditation — or our favorite: traveling abroad — it is clear that getting away can actually help you come back into focus.

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