How to Plan a Family Gap Year-A Step by Step Guide: Part I

Thinking about taking a family gap year, and not sure where to start? In part one, we cover detailed route and budget planning, including planning your bucket lists, slow vs. fast travel, traveling east vs. west, how to prepare a budget, and more!

One Epic Day in Boston, with Kids

Do you have one day in Boston, and need ideas for fun things to do? Check out our one-day-in-Boston with kids itinerary! We've also included ideas for things to do in Boston if you've got a second or third day to fill!

Glendalough in the Wicklow Mountains, photos of the monastic settlement near the entrance

13 Fun & Relaxing Day Trips from Dublin

Visiting Dublin and interested in immersing yourself in a little more Irish culture, history and nature? We've complied a list of 13 best day trips from Dublin, for people who'd like to escape the bustle of Dublin, and get after a little adventure.

Lean Travel compression packing cubes-3 pack in grey

22 Best Packing Cubes for Families and Couples

Need help staying organized while packing and on vacation?? Packing Cubes will allow you to pack more in less space, keep your family’s clothes organized, allow you to sort items by person, and make packing a more enjoyable experience.

Spirit Airlines airplane taking off on a runway

How to Avoid Spirit Airlines Fees and Charges: The Ultimate Guide

Deterred by Spirit Airlines fees? The trick to flying Spirit Airlines is to acknowledge that it is a budget airline, and be intentional in how you use Spirit Airlines. Managing your expectations is key to avoiding Spirit Airlines fees and keeping costs down. With an open mind and patience you can make Spirit Airlines work for you- so that you have more money where it counts-on vacation!