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Erin Bender
Works at http://travelwithbender.com/
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What do you want out of your vacation? Here are 4 adventure parks in Mexico that will suit any vacation style. Which do you choose?
A trip to Mexico's Riviera Maya is not complete without a visit to at least one Experiencias Xcaret park. And whichever style of vacation floats your boat, we’ll help you choose which the best adventure park.
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A Mayan secret you shouldn't miss.
We took a environmentally sensitive and socially conscious small group tour to to Sian Ka’an on the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico. It included authentic Mayan food, ancient Mayan ruins, traditional stories, lush jungle, and something a little unexpected… giant adult diapers.
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Downtown Manhattan is an up and coming district in The Big Apple. It’s close to tourist attractions, offers a wide variety of food and shopping options and close to public transport. So where should you stay on your next family vacation? We have the answer.
Downtown Manhattan is an up and coming district in The Big Apple. It’s close to tourist attractions, offers a wide variety of food and shopping options and close to public transport. So where should you stay on your next family vacation? We have the answer.
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There is Florida beyond Orlando
I ventured beyond Orlando to discover the amazing attractions and destinations on offer in Florida. This helpful overview includes recommended attractions, restaurants and hotels. Everything to kickstart your own family adventure in Florida.
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If you haven’t eaten Nova Scotian lobster in Nova Scotia, then you haven’t really eaten lobster... and more reasons to visit Halifax.
After 2 weeks of touring New Brunswick and Nova Scotia by car we rolled into our final destination - Halifax. Find out what to do and where to eat in this captivating Maritime city.
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Nestled along the eastern shore of Nova Scotia, you will find Liscomb. A place where locals have never left and tourists rarely come. A place, as we discovered, where getting reacquainted with nature quickly becomes second nature.
Nestled along the eastern shore of Nova Scotia, you will find Liscomb. A place where locals have never left and tourists rarely come. A place, as we discovered, where getting reacquainted with nature quickly becomes second nature.
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The first time I tried guacamole was in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico.

It changed my life.

And my favourite cuisine at the time.
We wanted to discover more authentic Mexican foods in Playa Del Carmen, and found this tour. Find out where we ate and what foods to try - our recommendations might surprise you.
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Where do you stay in Mexico?
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The day I did 3 Disney parks in one day and how I did it.
I discovered an almost-secret VIP Tour in Disney World that is used by the rich and famous. There’s no waiting in queues, expert knowledgeable guide, and best of all… everyday visitors like you and me can actually save you money! What?!
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I’ve never been to Iceland and I heard it’s not the place to go. I mean, who would want to be blown away with endless natural beauty? What about waterfalls that leave you speechless? Or the mesmerizing Northern Lights?
I’ve never been to Iceland and I heard it’s not place to go. I mean, who would want to be blown away with endless natural beauty? What about waterfalls that leave you speechless? Or the mesmerizing Northern Lights? So I asked several top family travel bloggers about their experiences and will share with you their grim warnings.
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A 2-week journey through Nova Scotia… and little bit of New Brunswick. A beautiful piece of Canada!
Nova Scotia’s distinctive unhurried vibe is like medicine for the soul. If you’re looking for a relaxing road trip to escape city life, this is the place to do it. We share the best tips on what to do and where to stay in this gorgeous Maritime province.
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I mean, there is a ton of things to do in New York so how did M&M’S World become the top one? #CelebrateWithM #ad @mmschocolate
I’ll never forget that magical moment I ate my first peanut butter M&M’s chocolate. Standing in the heavenly scented M&M’s World in New York City in 2007. Although the store was busy and bustling, everything seemed in slow motion, the world around me faded, silence fell. The salty, the sweet. My life changed. Did you know that the M&M’s World in Times Square, New York City is the most popular tourist attraction in the United States? I mean, there...
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Family Nomadic Travel - Over 800 Days
Introduction

Erin has been travelling with her husband and two children since May 2012. It’s an open-ended, unplanned, round-the-world trip discovering amazing places for families. They have stayed in hostels and 5 star luxury resorts, travelled on scooters and cruise liners, danced with leprechauns and cuddled tigers. Nothing is out of bounds or out of reach for this remarkable Australian family. You can find unique family travel insights at her award-winning travel blog, follow her on Facebook, or catch her tweeting on Twitter.

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Erin has worked with several DMO's and partnered with over 80 different brands. Erin’s love of blogging has rocketed her into the spotlight with features on primetime TV, national newspapers and more. Recently won Totally Awesome Red Tricycle Winner, Circle of Moms Family Travel Blog & Little Steps Asia Family Blog awards. She is also Top 5 blogger in Kidspot Beauty & Lifestyle, Top 5 Food Story in Hostelworld, Top 5 Aussie Writer in Web Bloggies 2014.
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Vermillion Lakes near Banff, Alberta. We spent the day driving around Banff and admiring the natural wonders. Once I saw this scene I jumped

People Say I'm Crazy For Travelling With...
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It was the last hoorah. The year was 2007 and my husband and I set off on an epic 6-week jam-packed trip around the world. We now had 2 gorg

A Week-In-The-Life of Derek Freal: Locked Up Abroad! - The Professional ...
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An intense week-in-the-life of Derek locked up abroad in Indonesia, facing deportation for a Tweet that caught the attention of the Indonesi

Australia’s Top Family Travel Blogs
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Having a family in tow is an excuse for putting off your travel plans no longer! You may hesitate to hit the road with your bubs in the back

5 Easy Ways To Prepare Your Children For Housesitting -
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We asked Erin if she had any advice she could share with families thinking of house sitting for the first time, to prepare your children for

Top 90 Travel Tweeters of 2014: Wanderlust in 140 Characters or Less -
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Here are the top 90 travel tweeters of 2014, that will be sure to help fuel your wanderlust.

14 reasons to visit Malaysia in 2014
www.gotravelyourway.com

A few reasons why you need to travel Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, visit the Petronas Towers, Penang, Langkawi, Cameron Highlands, Kinabalu or Mul

Revealed! Our top 5 Beauty & Lifestyle bloggers - Kidspot
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Our judges have clicked their way through our top 40 Beauty & Lifestyle bloggers and have narrowed things down to a final top 5. Meet our Vo

Inside the Totally Awesome Travel with Bender with Erin Bender
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The Bender family is living a dream that you can follow through their website Travel with Bender. This Aussie family, including a daughter a

65: Nomadic Family Travel with Josh Bender
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Josh Bender and his high school sweetheart did something on their 10th anniversary that a lot of us ask ourselves everyday why we're not doi

12 Family Friendly Attractions in Southeast Asia
www.ytravelblog.com

Looking for family friendly attractions in Southeast Asia? Today on the blog we share 12 places your kids, and possibly you will love!

Travel with Bender - My Brown Paper Packages
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My Friday Favourites feature asks this weeks guest, Erin from Travel with Bender what her 5 favourite things are.

Valentine Tales From Travel's Top Couples
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Valentine Tales From Travel's Top Couples | Wanderlusters | There were a number of early Christian saints named Valentinus or Valentine, how

Travel Apps You Should Download | Mapping Megan
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Everyone is creating a smartphone app these days. Quickly browsing the Travel section of the Apple store reveals there are applications for

Avoid The 5 Most Common Pitfalls When Hiring a Car in the US.
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It's been a long flight. I am looking scruffy, tired and the kids are crying. We arrive at the car hire place to collect our car. Everything

Around the world with kids
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Two parents, two toddlers and more than 550 days spent jetsetting around the globe.

It's easy to see why this is a popular tour. Tom was so knowledgeable and well rehearsed in not only all things Game of Thrones, but in Dubrovnik. He included the children in the tour and made them feel welcome. We absolutely loved this tour and would recommend it as a great way to see Dubrovnik... even the hidden areas!
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