Language Learning and Teaching

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Language Immersion Vacation “En Familia”

In the words of Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini, “A different language is a different vision of life.”  As I learned from the a local Mount Vernon-area family, a family immersion vacation is a great way to expose children to a different culture and lifestyle, receive excellent language instruction from native speakers, and discover a new more »

Raising Global Kids at Home

I’ve gotta be honest.  One reason we started this website about traveling with kids is because neither of us is doing it as much as we’d like to.  We’re pretty firmly established here in our neighborhoods, the kids are doing sports and theater and swim team and, by the way, it’s kind of expensive to more »

LINK REVIEW – Lyrics Training: language learning through pop music

One of my favorite ways to get the kids excited about a trip is to check out the top pop songs in the country we’re visiting.  Lyrics Training takes this idea several steps further, linking videos of pop songs in a variety of European languages with fill-in-the-blank games that force you to listen very carefully more »

Family Language Learning in Italy

I just came across this Family Language Camp in Italy that looks pretty fabulous.    Please, someone needs to try this out!  And pack me in their suitcase! This post includes paid sponsored links, so that we can continue to provide you with excellent free content.  The opinions are all ours, though.  

I guess we should have written a gift guide, eh?

I can’t help it!  I just keep finding these cute things for travel-minded folks! Check out these wooden blocks with Spanish or Mandarin language lessons on them from UncommonGoods.

Our latest e-book

We are thrilled to announce the release of our e-book, Brussels with Kids, a guidebook for families traveling to the European capital. With added bonus - a comic book just for the kids by illustrator Sharon Emerson!

Brussels with Kids

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