Fall is here and we are in the midst of planning for the 2017-2018 school year. It's been almost five years since we started Awesome Odysseys and The Family Odyssey. We have taken groups to Europe and Central America. We have planned trips for families to Africa, Ireland, Alaska, the National Parks, Italy, France, Switzerland, … Continue reading Come Join Us For Some Fun!
Travel can be the greatest gift you can ever give your children or grandchildren. It educates them about the world. Take them to Greece and show them what they are learning about in school. Seeing Posiedon’s temple or the Acropolis and the site of the first Olympics is much more exciting than reading about it … Continue reading Take Your Kids or Grandkids to Europe!
No matter where your travel plans may take you, luggage will definitely be a part of your entourage. When you travel by air, picking the right suitcase might actually make your trip an easier one. There are many criteria to consider, from the size, to the weight, to the color. Some suitcase brands are known … Continue reading What is the Best Suitcase for Your Travel Plans?
You may all be saying, thanks, Liz for all these great trip ideas, but it’s way too expensive for me to take my family of 5 to Europe. So while I will admit that travel is one of the most expensive hobbies there are ways to economize. I am not saying that you are … Continue reading Budgeting for A Family Trip to Europe
I had the luxury of going on a Multi-Generational trip every year with my grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. They lived in Cleveland and we lived in Chicago so it was our one chance a year to all be sure to get together. It is one of my favorite memories and we went everywhere from … Continue reading Planning a Large Multi-Generational Trip
As the holiday season draws to a close, so does another year. When you look back, no doubt you have many wonderful memories to enjoy, but are there are also likely some things you wish you had done, places you wish you had gone. Well, take heart! With the close of one year comes the … Continue reading Where to Go in 2017
It’s not too late to sign up for our fabulous Italy trip. It is always a favorite destination for families. There is so much to like about Italy. The food is spectacular whether it’s spaghetti, pizza or gelato. Antipasta, fish or osso bucco. The people are so much fun and friendly. They certainly know how … Continue reading Fabulous Italy Trip
Europe with Kids Many of you will be traveling to Europe or planning a trip to Europe with children in the near future. I thought you might find this excerpt from my book, Come Fly with Me helpful. Europe is really fun at any age and is one of my favorite places to visit. A … Continue reading Europe with Kids
There are so many fabulous places to see in the world, but Italy ranks up there at the top. It is where The Family Odyssey is starting our Grand Tour this summer. Some of you may ask why should we go to Italy. The Scenery Tuscany is so picturesque with medieval towns perched up on … Continue reading Why Italy?