Global Family Travels’ family-friendly tours and customized travel packages are designed to bond our travelers with others across the globe through the discovery of both our differences and our commonalities.
Let’s be honest, when your potential customers hear the term “volunteer travel,” what’s their gut reaction? There’s a good chance they picture a group of college-age kids in a third world country. By day the agenda calls for physically demanding labor, while at night they envision sleeping in creaky wooden bunk beds. While this assessment […]Continue Reading Story
We asked our members to share their top tips about making responsible family travel decisions. Here’s what they had to say.Continue Reading Story
An eye-opening account of the complex context and experience of an American family’s visit to a Chinese migrant workers’ school.Continue Reading Story
Starting in the summer of 2017, Global Family Travels is inviting traveling families to a unique learning and volunteering experience in India’s Ladakh regionContinue Reading Story
More and more parents are considering volunteering overseas with their kids to see beyond typical tourist attractions and act as global citizens.Continue Reading Story
Nobody likes to be played for a fool, but that’s what’s often the case when you visit, volunteer at or contribute to an overseas “orphanage.” Perhaps traveling families should take a stand and call for an end to orphanage tourism.Continue Reading Story
A multigenerational vacation is more popular than ever, but how about something other than a cruise? Here are 10 outside-the-box ideas to consider as a family.Continue Reading Story
A vacation with education at its core can sometimes seem like a pretty tough sell. These are just three examples of the terrific citizen science programs for families in Mexico’s Baja California Sur.Continue Reading Story
FTA Spotlight: Re/Defining Family Travel > Philanthropic and Volunteer Travel Opportunities for Families
One excellent way to prime children for tomorrow is through the potentially powerful combination of travel and service: transformational learning experiences for the entire family. (This is the seventh of our 12 FTA Spotlight: Re/Defining Family Travel topics.)Continue Reading Story
Malawian Style is a specialist tour operator covering Malawi, Zambia, and Mozambique. Experience true Africa, great adventure, and culture.
How to Plan the Cycling Vacation of Your Family's Dreams
Wyndham Garden Brooklyn Sunset Park
Whether you arrive by train, plane or car, the Eco-friendly Wyndham Garden Brooklyn Sunset Park hotel offers guests the chance to enjoy greater New York City with convenience and affordability. Their 70 well-appointed rooms feature a host of convenient amenities, including a desk, ergonomic chair, safe, bathrobe and slippers, and hairdryer. This pet-friendly, modern hotel […]Learn More Join FTA