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Explore Pompeii

On August 24, 79AD, volcanic debris began raining down on Pompeii, quickly covering the city to a depth of more than 9 feet and caving in the roofs of many homes.

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Dance Like a Geisha

Join your instructor for a virtual dance lesson and learn the graceful art of Nihon Buyo, a Japanese style of dance traditionally performed by Geisha.

Hidden Wonders

Hidden Wonders by Lonely Planet

Hidden Wonders by Lonely Planet Kids—from the beautiful raised cover to the hidden secrets found within, this informative and engaging book is likely to infect everyone with the travel bug…

Letterboxing: A Kid-Friendly Twist on Geocaching

Think of letterboxing as geocaching without the hassle of a GPS. This outdoor scavenger hunt is trending among young families for obvious reasons—an abundance of mystery, adventure, and…buried treasure?

This Is the World: A Global Treasury

This is the World will take you on an exciting escapade, city-hopping from London to Hong Kong, Sydney to San Francisco. Uncover the charm of some of the…

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Soup of the Aztecs

The exact origin of tortilla soup is unknown, but it is also known as sopa Azteca (Soup of the Aztecs)…

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#Quarantathlon

Join Team Travelnitch in our first-ever #Quarantathlon. Share a video of your family’s main event, then pass the baton to your friends in this virtual relay…

Become a Voyager

So you probably know about Google Earth by this point, but have you discovered Voyager?

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Activ Life

With nicer weather on its way, a recent request from Activ Life to sample some new products was a welcomed distraction from home school…

Orboot by Shifu

This interactive gaming experience can bring travel to life in a whole new way for kids, through 3-dimensional learning…

It’s Time for a Virtual Field Trip

So many incredible places are stepping up to offer a free virtual field trip for families stuck at home during this bizarre time.

Travel has become a dirty word

Social media has always been a bit of a double-edged sword. It can provide a wonderfully unique opportunity to connect with those who share our beliefs, our fears, our interests…

Family Travel Checklist

Attention moms and dads, are you tired of packing for everyone in your family? Our family travel checklist makes it easy for kids to help…

Salt Creek Falls Trail (OR)

Oregon is widely known for an unrivaled outdoor culture. We covered a lot of ground in ten days, but most memorable was Salt Creek Falls.

Take a Virtual Tour with AirPano

Take a virtual tour of the world with the Air Pano Travel Book. If you haven’t discovered this company yet, then I suggest you get out your phones and…

Spend Less, Explore More

Finding fun (free) ways to get out and explore in between those bigger family adventures.

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The Camp Aya-Po Loop (CT)

The Camp Aya-Po Loop is one of many trails in Shenipsit State Forest. Located in northeastern Connecticut, this dense forest stretches across three towns.

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Through the Darkness

Their breathing is faint, muddled by the sound of my sled ploughing through the freshly fallen snow. I can see them working hard, using every ounce of energy they have to keep us moving forward.

Avanos Hair Museum

If you’ve never heard of the Avanos Hair Museum, you will certainly not forget it after reading how it all began. In fact, you may even want to gift your own lovely locks…

The Airport Book

The Airport Book is the first in our new series, Books Beyond Borders. It introduces kids to airports and helps them find the fun in air travel…

Meet the Real Count Dracula

While stories have long depicted him as a vampire with a thirst for blood, many historians think the real Count Dracula was actually a Wallachian Prince…

A Taste of Travel

Get a taste of travel without leaving home. Try a snack delivery service, with new tasty treats arriving on your doorstep from countries around the globe…

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Global Advent Calendar

This Christmas ditch the store bought calendar in favor of a trip around the world. Create a global advent(ure) calendar to learn about holiday traditions…

Travel School for Kids

Want your kids to explore their passion for travel through hands-on learning? Try travel school for your kids, with help from Outschool.com, an online educational platform…

How to Make Quicksand

Did you know that quicksand is rarely more than a couple of feet deep? A natural phenomenon caused by overly wet sand, it bares little resemblance to the quicksand seen in old Hollywood…

Lost in the Music

By: Jessica Grace Triolo / The music pulls me in, and I surrender. Dancing to the beat of the drums, disappearing over the bridges, amid the fountains, and into the second line at Congo Square, I forget about the old man…

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Traveling Through Time

Genealogy is not for the faint of heart but it’s a great opportunity to unravel family mysteries through an ancestry search with our kids.

The Dream Jar

If you’re a product of the ’80s you likely grew up with a change jar…the Dream Jar is a new twist on this old-fashioned concept…

A Family Bucket List

Creating a family bucket list can be a great way to spend quality time together. It will encourage your kids (and you) to get out…

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The Clipart Challenge

Now I’m thinking about all the great ways we can have fun with clipart, while connecting the #clipartchallenge to travel. We have started…

Transformational Travel for Kids?

What if you’re a kid and everyday of your life is about transformation? How can we use this idea of transformational travel for kids to raise…

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Little Passports

In this episode we offer a Little Passports review, exploring the popular travel subscription service for kids that takes you to a new country each month…

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Travelnitch Rocks

I’m sure you’ve heard of kindness rocks, but how about travel kindness rocks? The idea is to paint a landmark, your favorite city, or a memory from your…

Travel with LEGO

There are so many ways to get your kids excited about travel and they don’t all involve leaving the house. Travel with LEGO…

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Race Around the World

A trip around the world may not be in the cards, but there are plenty of other ways to explore far off places with your kids. Kids world travel is…

A Kids Travel Empire

I envision a kids travel empire, designed by kids, taking advantage of every opportunity for experiential learning to ignite that fiery passion we call…

Let’s Grow Together!

Travelnitch is all about connecting kids with adventure, giving them an outlet to explore the world and fulfill that travel itch…

Life is short

Life is short…three simple words that unleash a world of possibility. As I look ahead to what’s next I find myself asking what I want, rather than what…

A Niche for Kids with an Itch

Travelnitch is creating a travel niche for kids with the travel itch. Follow along on this exciting journey and inspire your kids…