Author name: Ashley Steel

Hoping to spark a passion for adventure, a love of cultural differences, and a vision of global responsibility in kids through fun family travel. Co-author of “Family on the Loose: The Art of Traveling with Kids,” available on Amazon. Follow us on twitter @familyonloose and Instagram via FamilyOnTheLoose. Find us on Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/familyonloose/

Sleeping Under the Stars: Cross-Cultural Camping Adventures

The magic of sleeping under the stars is universal. The way we spend time outdoors is definitely not. We are from the Pacific Northwest in the USA where nearly everyone has a tent in their closet.  Trees are tall, rivers are wild, and campsites are clean and private.  There are many types of camping that

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Traveling with Teens: The Why and How

Teenagers are complicated.  However, traveling with teens can be an amazing family experience that brings you closer together. Traveling with teens is also challenging. It’s not like traveling with adult friends and nothing like traveling with younger children.  There is no diaper bag anymore; instead, there is a cell phone. We started traveling with our

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Teaching Kids about Religion by Traveling Around the World or Around the Block

One of the great joys of traveling with kids is observing their reactions to new cultures and ideas.  Their small world, the one you created in your own home, expands with every introduction to new people, places, traditions, and religions.  In particular, travel brings many opportunities to understand and appreciate the diversity of religious beliefs

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Kids, Culture, and Europe: 5 Tips for Promoting Cross-Cultural Education

This post contains affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, Multicultural Kid Blogs receives a small commission. Europe boasts more cultural education opportunities than you could possibly drag your kids through in 5 years, let alone a summer holiday. There are so many museums, historical landmarks, and cultural performances that it can

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