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Time Travel with These Historical Tours

Historical tours are trending. In recent years, they have popped up on every continent, inviting curious travelers to take a step back in time.

Top 10 Wins

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Seattle Underground

The tour guides for Bill Speidel’s Underground tours will capture the imaginations of all ages.

SERRV up a Meaningful Holiday

SERRV up a More Meaningful Holiday for your kids and rekindle the magic that makes this season truly special…

Mexico: Adventure is Everywhere

Both of my parents came from a rough neighborhood. When people think of Mexico, they imagine a beach with beautiful sunsets, but the realities of everyday life do not reflect what you see in a travel brochure.

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Travel Can Change Your Child’s Life

While it’s true your little one may not recall every adventure, here are 5 ways you can change your child’s life through travel.

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Travel of the Future

As technology continues to propel us forward, the future of travel becomes more unbelievable every, single day.

Fairy Tale Destinations for Families

Books have the power to transport us across the world. From the North Pole to the jungles of Africa, the stories we read with our children can inspire a life-long passion for travel. 

Strangeworlds Travel Agency

A fantastical series written for young adults, Strangeworlds Travel Agency is enough to get anyone excited about travel.

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Five Cave Dives You Won’t Want to Miss

Are you ready to dive deep? Here are 5 cave dives you won’t want to miss! Cave diving can require special training, but sometimes all you need is a snorkel and some courage.

Castles of the World

Castles are more than just fairy tale figments of our imagination. They exist all over the world and many welcome visitors. Journey with us as we explore some of the most jaw-dropping castles in the world.

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A Trail of Chocolate: The Missing Pâtissier

At the end of the street stands the pâtisserie. It has tall wooden doors painted a soft pastel blue. Hanging on either side, two large windows are filled to the brim with flaky croissants, colorful macarons, and fruit tarts displayed like an edible work of art.

A Journey through Japanese Art

Journey with us through the world of Japanese art as we explore traditional crafts like origami and ukiyo-e.

A Magic Carpet Ride in Marrakech

The sun is beating down. I’m in the middle of the Souk Semmarine, a maze-like market in the city of Marrakech, Morocco. I feel a tap on my shoulder, but there’s nothing behind me except a rolled up carpet.

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The Storyteller’s Cottage

One of my favorite forms of virtual travel is curling up with a good book. Every page offers an escape from reality and a chance to visit someplace new and exciting.

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Meet the Penguins of South Africa

Grab your sunscreen and flippers as we fly to South Africa to get up close and personal with the African penguin!

Kyrkö Mosse Car Cemetery

If you’re traveling to Sweden, you may want to stop by this Car Cemetery. Wrecked cars in various stages of decay, it’s not your typical tourist hot spot.

Read Your Way Around the World

Does the scent of a new book make your heart skip a beat? Join us for a virtual journey through some of the world’s most enchanting bookstores.

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Think Outside (the Box)

Think Outside boxes are filled with gear, games, and activities to encourage exploration and develop an appreciation for the outside world!

The Evolution of Easter Island

Traditionally called Rapa Nui, the mystery of Easter island began when Dutch explorers landed there on Easter day of 1722.

A Sweet Trip to Brazil

Since it’s one of the biggest and most diverse places on the planet, it only makes sense that Brazil has treats to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth.

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Madrid’s Magical Fountain

Moving as close as I can toward the fountain’s edge, I toss the coin in. I wish this fountain could come to life. I close my eyes tightly, but when I reopen them, the fountain remains a cold, stone structure.

Bringing the World to You

We are gifting you a FREE trip to Nairobi Kenya! We believe so strongly in the power of travel to transform lives that…

The Rainbow Island of Lace

Burano, Italy—also known as the rainbow island—is famous for two things: Venetian lace work from the 16th century and the colorful homes of its fishermen residents.

The Winchester Mystery House

Owned by Sarah Winchester from 1886 to 1922, the Winchester Mystery House is widely known for its architectural oddities.

Starbucks Around the World

With more than 32,000 Starbucks locations in 79 countries across six continents, you might imagine all Starbucks are created equal…

Movies and TV to Inspire Travel

There is nothing like escaping into another world when you turn on your TV. Some of the best travel inspiration begins with our everyday exposure to on-screen entertainment.

The Village of Dolls

Nagoro, Japan is a town that goes by many names. Located on the island of Shikoku, the village has a population of only 27 people—far fewer than the 300 dolls who call this village home.

Haunted Cities : Women of New Orleans

Voodoo Queens, vampires, pirates, witches and ghosts—these are just a few of the legends heard throughout the streets of New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Welcome Madison!

We are thrilled to introduce the newest member of our team, Madison Stuerman…

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Coin and Currency Club

Are you fascinated by money? The Coin and Currency Club could be a great way for your little explorer to discover new and unexpected places.

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Madeline

First published in 1939, this beloved story follows a little orphan girl named Madeline on her daily adventures in Paris.

An Abandoned City: This is Chernobyl Today

There is a lost city where 12,000 people once lived and loved; now it is desolate. Chernobyl today lives on in infamy due to one of the worst nuclear meltdowns in history.

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The Forgotten Giants of Denmark

The Six Forgotten Giants are sculptures designed by artist Thomas Dambo using upcycled “trash” and recycled wood scraps.

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A Virtual Walking Tour of Kyoto

Join us for a virtual tour of Kyoto, where you’ll learn about iconic sites and the history behind this historic city.

It’s IRS Official…

We want to inspire families to travel together because we believe it has the power to change lives.

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My Field Trip to Ancient Egypt

I couldn’t take my eyes off the shiny gold box lying unsuspectingly next to a necklace on display. I was in a room full of Ancient Egyptian artifacts…

Scotland’s Darkest Secrets

Discover the spooky side of Scotland’s history on a virtual tour that takes you into the heart of the country’s haunted past.

Making Matcha Tea

When a friend dropped the word matcha in casual conversation, I knew nothing of this trendy Eastern Asian tradition.

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Mommy & Me in Old Bagan

Weaving our way through Old Bagan, we left our hotel early that morning, even before the sun was awake. It was just Mommy and me.

Travelnitch Announces Big Changes

We recognize travel is a valuable educational tool and we feel strongly that it should be accessible to all families.

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Theaters Around the World

This list of theaters from around the world may have you rethinking your own movie-going experience.

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Reinventing the Summer Bucket List

It’s that time of year, when many families are thinking about a summer bucket list. This year is different than most and, while it might seem frustrating at first, the idea of staying home could be a wonderful opportunity to reconnect in a more meaningful way—with each other and with the world.

Virtual Escape Rooms

Virtual escape rooms are offering families a new form of at-home entertainment while they shelter in place.

Black Lives Matter

I am white. I benefit from white privilege. I do not know the fear and anxiety that so many in our country suffer from each day when they step from their homes.

Traveling the World with Mom

Traveling the World with Mom shares the excitement of travel with a whole new generation.