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Thanks for visiting our blog! We post lots of great stuff from family travel tips and helpful information to awesome itineraries and ideas for FUN family travel around the world! We are the (not-so-small) Lathrop family- and we LOVE to travel and explore! We’re a little wild, a little loud, and a lot of fun. Mostly.​

With 4 girls and a boy- ages 20 down to 5, we’ve picked up LOTS of knowledge on traveling with kids of all ages! Staying organized and planning ahead are huge parts of making our life abroad and long-term traveling with family all work. Even still, life still catches us by surprise sometimes!

We hope that you find lots of value from our family travel blog to help make YOUR family’s travels and/or life abroad a bit easier, and enjoy being part of our adventures as much as we love having you here with us!

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Lathrop Family after moving abroad from the US to Spain

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We hope you love browsing through our collection of family travel tips, guides for moving abroad with children, and inspiration for unforgettable experiences when traveling with kids! Thanks for reading and being a part of our journey!

Locations & Itineraries

Find awesome places for your next family travel destination, plus the exact itineraries we used for our own family vacations & trips!

Family Travel Tips

All our best family travel tips and must have travel items, so traveling with family
is as easy (and memorable) as possible!

Moving & Living Abroad

Great tips and helpful info if you’re thinking (or planning) for moving abroad with family or planning long-term family travels!

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