For the foreseeable future, Family Travel Radio will focus on how social distancing due to the coronavirus threat is impacting how families are engaging with the world—and with each other.
Episode 1: Erin Kirkland from AKontheGO
Seasoned journalist Erin Kirkland checks in nightly during an unexpected 4-day road trip amid widespread lockdowns due to the coronavirus threat. Erin shares ideas for socially responsible activities she encounters along the way.
Watch the video interviews for this series here:
- Night 1: Tuscon, Arizona
- Night 2: Flagstaff, Arizona
- Night 3: Santa Fe, New Mexico
- Night 4: Golden, Colorado
Follow Erin Kirkland’s journey on social media:
Episode 3: Kevin Wagar from WanderingWagars.com
Kevin Wagar is an adventure and family travel writer based in Toronto, Ontario. He’s spent the past 5 years sharing stories of his families travels around the world. Kevin has taken a unique approach to family travel. Instead of focusing on the traditional “vacation” he uses family travel to teach his kids about culture, history, and themselves. Along the way Kevin shares his stories, guides, and photos on his website wanderingwagars.com. He’s also written for outlets such as Explore Magazine, Intrepid Travel, Trip Advisor, and more about his experiences.
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ABOUT YOUR HOST
Thanks to the generosity of his grandmother, Aaron Schlein traveled to four continents and a dozen countries before he was old enough to vote. Those early trips convinced him that travel is an essential part of life.
More than two decades later, Aaron remains inspired by his grandmother’s generosity. He is committed to honoring her legacy by sharing the gift of travel with his own kids—and by helping other parents do the same.
Aaron also helps new entrepreneurs use their personal stories to build a network, expand influence, and strengthen relationships.
Aaron lives in Sacramento, California with his wife and two children (who are growing up too fast!)
Learn more at AaronSchlein.com.
Heather Greenwood Davis Named 2020 FTA Person-of-the-Year; Travel Advisors Named FTA People of the Year
Continuing its annual tradition of honoring the late Keith Bellows, who helped pioneer the start of the organization in 2014, the FTA awarded its 2020 Person of the Year to Heather Greenwood Davis.Continue Reading Story
The FTA Spotlight, despite being virtual, managed to bring together a group of top industry executives from some of the leading brands in family travel.Continue Reading Story
Heather’s “The Future Is Family Travel” keynote address was so well done, a written script would not do it justice so we urge you to check it out yourself.Continue Reading Story
This year’s Spotlight audience was treated to a presentation from Dr. Jen Hartstein, a family psychologist, author, and television personality who leads a family psychotherapy practice.Continue Reading Story
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