Come Join Us For Some Fun!

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!

Take Your Kids or Grandkids to Europe!

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!

What is the Best Suitcase for Your Travel Plans?

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?

A Different Kind of Independence Day

When you think about all there is to see and do in the US, it’s sometimes hard to imagine we are really such a “young” country. To put it in perspective, while there is not really a specific date marking the founding of France, the year 843 is generally accepted at the “birthdate,” which is … Continue reading A Different Kind of Independence Day

Fantasy Travel Destinations

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

What is an Authentic European Experiential Trip?

I often promote doing an "authentic experiential trip." So what exactly does that mean? Well, let’s start by painting a visual picture of what you might imagine your next trip to Europe might look like. Perhaps you visualize staying in a 4- or 5-star hotel in Paris or London or Rome. You might see yourself … Continue reading What is an Authentic European Experiential Trip?

What is the Best Suitcase for Your Travel Plans?

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?

Visit Beautiful Sea Island

Sea Island, in Georgia, has been a great destination for our family in the past. It is a wonderful family resort with golf, tennis, fishing, shooting, yachting, a great beach and many other activities. This resort was designed in 1928 by Addison Mizner, the architect who built many of the homes in Palm Beach. Many … Continue reading Visit Beautiful Sea Island

INTRODUCING: The Family Odyssey Travel Club!

WELCOME TO THE FAMILY ODYSSEY TRAVEL CLUB! FAMILY, FUN, FRIENDSHIP and TRAVEL are what we are all about! Our ultimate goal is to bring families together to spend quality time with each other, to meet other families and to participate in fun-filled and safe activities. One of our ultimate goals is to travel to amazing, … Continue reading INTRODUCING: The Family Odyssey Travel Club!

Jolly Ol’ England

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