Weekly Travel Tip – Long Road Trip Boredom Solved

Many people will disagree with me on this one, and it’s OK. We are all allowed our opinion!

Let’s face it, long road trips or long airplane flights can drive a kid (and everyone around them) batty! There is only so much coloring, destroying, play doo-ing one can do. My solution: Portable DVD player. Yeap, that’s right. Bring along the movies and the DVD player and let them have their field day.

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I know what you’re thinking. Traveling is about the bonding, plus they get enough TV at home. And you’re absolutely right! But after you’ve bonded for an hour or so on a five hour trip, you’ll be bonded out and ready for a bit of calmness.  And if you’re so worried about TV overdose, minimize the watching at home and try some bonding on your home turf. This way you won’t feel as bad.

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Article by Marina Kuperman Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of TravelExperta.com, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 10+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!
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