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!
What prompts a person’s travel destination choice? Some people travel to places they visited as children, seeking to re-live some of those childhood experiences, while others rely on recommendations from family or friends. In reality, there are countless reasons for the destination choices people make every day. In today’s culture, our daily lives are on… Continue reading Fantasy Travel Destinations
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
Happy New Year! Before Christmas I took my 19-year-old daughter to London and Paris and it was simply spectacular. She had been before, but it had been a very long time. I thought I would share with you some of the highlights and my recommendations. Accommodations: We stayed at the Rosewood Hotel in London and… Continue reading Spark Your Holiday Spirit With a Visit to London & Paris
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 always easy to choose among a seemingly endless list of tempting destinations within a country as geographically diverse as Britain. London’s famous landmarks are not to be missed, but it’s worth venturing farther out to experience the beauty and charm of the English countryside. So instead of choosing, split your vacation between the… Continue reading Jolly Ol’ England
I can't believe that school is starting soon. Summers go way too quickly. If you have gone anyplace amazing, I would appreciate your ideas and thoughts about great places to take kids. Now it you want to use miles or get the best airfare now is the time to think ahead and start planning for… Continue reading Alluring London