Most families stick to road trips around the U.S. because they are easier and less expensive. After all, you can just load the kids in the van, pop in some DVDs and drive to where you are going, rather than being crammed into a small plane seat for hours and hours. But limiting yourself to the 50 states limits your opportunities for some amazing experiences. Looking outside the U.S. borders will open up a whole world (literally) of new experiences with people and places that are very different from what you’ll find here.Travel Destinations – six of the destinations that should be on every traveler’s bucket list.In this blog post you will find those.
Make your next trip one to remember for a lifetime. The trip may make such an impression on you that you consider a more permanent change. You may want to spend a few months to get a better feel for what life is like as a native, or you may want to settle in and make it your new home. Either way, hiring international movers will make the transition an easier one for the whole family. Then you can just focus on exploring your new home and all the adventures you will have.
Here are seven cities overseas that you should put on your travel list with your family:
Ireland is better known for its hard drinking and political troubles than it is for its family attractions, but its capital city is full of history, culture, and fun for the whole family. Pack a lunch and let the kids run free at St. Stephen’s Green while you soak up the beautiful landscape. Stroll through the Dublin Zoo, or check out the animal exhibits at the National Museum of Ireland (as well as many historical exhibits.
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You’ll enjoy Dublin for its laid-back atmosphere, and getting around will be easy thanks to great public transportation. You can also take a bus to explore nearby mountains, farms, sheep herding displays, and more.
Paris isn’t just a city for lovers — it’s also a city for families. Kids will love climbing to the top of the Eiffel Tower and looking over the city, and there are dozens of parks and open green spaces to explore, play, or relax. Kids will also enjoy exploring some of the many palaces in the city and pretending to live like the royals did.
Of course, adults and kids alike will love the cuisine, whether it be the baguettes for breakfast or the many chocolate treats.
London is a bustling city, but it is also the home place of beloved children’s characters like Mary Poppins, Paddington Bear, Peter Rabbit, and of course, Harry Potter. You can even tour the Harry Pottery studio.
Kids will also love checking out Buckingham Palace — the home of real kings and queens, the London Tower, and Big Ben. They’ll also enjoy taking a ride on a double-decker bus.
Rome is a delight for the young and the old alike. You can find a little of everything to please everyone. Go to the Colosseum to imagine the days of the gladiators, or visit The Vatican to see famous works of art or even catch an appearance of the pope.
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Everyone will love getting authentic pizza and pasta for lunch and dinner, followed up by some delicious gelato.
Seoul South Korea’s capital city is one of the largest cities in the world, both by size and population. You can enjoy visiting historic palaces, gorgeous gardens, and huge Buddha statues. Visit Insadong for large, colorful festivals and traditional wares. Dress in traditional hanbok and eat traditional Korean foods from street carts.
Enjoy apple picking, nature hikes, or rides on authentic pirate ships in one of Canada’s largest cities. Head to the Toronto Zoo, the Ontario Science Center, or Canada’s Wonder Land, a theme park with great roller coasters and other rides. The city has a lot to offer for families, and public transportation makes getting around easy.
Not surprisingly, Sydney has some amazing zoos and aquariums. Kids will love seeing some of the native species, such as kangaroos, koalas, and even the great white shark. You might even see a kangaroo crossing the road when you are driving in the country. Many other family friendly opportunities are available throughout the city, such as parks, observatories, and more.