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Taste the Flavors of the World with Try the World

Food is the flavor of travel, and one of the best things about visiting far-off lands whose culture differ from our own. But if truth be told, while grown-ups are more than happy – or at least more inclined – to sample a foreign cuisine that differ from our own, kids are the pickiest eaters and convincing them to try something new may not be easy. This means that traveling with kids to a foreign country can get tough. A simple solution to get our little travelers to have a wider taste palette and to expose them to the different tastes of the world is to start at home. That’s where Try the World comes in very handy. An ingenious way of enjoying different tastes of the world, the US-based company delivers gourmet food from all over the world right on your doorstep every 2 months with their chef-curated subscription boxes filled with goodies from wonderful destinations. Whether you are looking to try some French cuisine, sample the more exotic tastes of Marrakech or savor …

Play Without Discrimination with Woozy Moo

As travelers, we know how tedious long flights or car rides can be for our kids. Toys are an integral part of our family vacations – to our kids, they are distractions from idle moments and for when the adults need some R&R. So why not choose toys that also function as effective learning tools, instruments that can help mold our kids’ young and impressionable minds and become free thinkers in the future? Finding such toys is easier said than done, however, with big toy companies often dictating what our kids should and shouldn’t play with. And with so many prejudices in the world – whether it’s manufacturers marginalizing what our kids can play with or it’s magazines promoting unattainable so-called role models and TV shows and movies dictating our kids’ identities, we do what we can as parents to not just protect our children from them, but also to raise individuals who are not driven by such biases. It’s a good thing there are companies out there who are helping parents to create a …

Inspire Mini Adventurers with Little Passports

As ardent travelers, we realize the importance of exposing our little ones to the wonders the world has to offer as early as possible. But that doesn’t mean they’ll feel the same way. After all, the shortest flights can get very uncomfortable; driving on long, empty stretches of road tend to be dull; and our definitions of fun and awesome may not always be the same. Lucky for us there are a number of ways to get them as excited about family vacations as we are – from reading them children’s books about travel to getting them involved in the research to letting plan at least part of the itinerary. And with subscription boxes gaining popularity, parents have another arsenal in their hands. While their monthly subscription boxes, reminiscent of those days when snail mail pen pals from far off places were a thing, come in neat and adorable packages that even adults will love, Bay Area-based company Little Passports certainly has a knack for thinking outside the box. Each Little Passport subscription – there …