Posted on 17 July 2013 by admin
We’ve done trips both way, and we definitely have our opinion about which is best, but we’ll try to be objective and lay it out the best we can.
If you’re going TO California, or traveling FROM California with kids, we very strongly believe that a road trip is the way to go. Continue Reading
Posted on 12 July 2013 by admin
If you’re hitting the road this summehttp://www.californiawithkids.com/?p=1442&preview=truer, you want an easy way to shave a few bucks off the budget. We’ve logged enough miles on a sparse enough budget to speak with some authority on this matter, so read our tips below and save money in good health.
If you watch your food budget, you can literally add an extra day to your trip, which is what we’re trying to show you here. These seven easy tips can save you $15 a day per person in your party. So let’s do this. Continue Reading
Posted on 27 June 2013 by admin
One of our sister sites just came up with this a few days ago. It’s a road trip Bingo Generator, and it spools it out at modestly random ratios. From my cursory tests it looks pretty darn good. If you want a roadtrip Bingo game, you can’t do better than this.
You can view it, see it, download it and print it for free, if you like, or just go over there to download some more as you see fit. Continue Reading
Posted on 05 January 2013 by admin
This is the third part in our Road Trip Food Packing series. Today we’ll cover the myriad pop-cup foods you can pack for ready consumption. How can you get vegetables while you’re on the road? How can you eat fruits while you’re on a raod trip? What are the easiest foods to take on a road trip? This article includes photos, examples and explanations. Continue Reading
Posted on 29 December 2012 by admin
This is the first part in our Road Trip Food Packing series. Today we’ll cover beverages. How many drinks should you take with you on the road trip? Which drinks are the best for kids? Which drinks are the best for adults? Should you bring cold drinks and a cooler on your road trip? Quick answer to the cooler is “no”, because it’s a hassle, it leaks and it melts far too quickly to be useful. As for the rest, read on and look at our pictures and examples to show you what we recommend for road trips with or without children. Continue Reading
Posted on 22 December 2012 by admin
This is the fourth part in our Road Trip Food Packing series. Today we’ll cover foods you can pack along and then microwave to delicious perfection. How can you save the most money on road trip snacks? What are the most popular road trip snacks? How can you keep your road trip snacks fresh? This article includes photos, examples and explanations. Continue Reading
Posted on 09 October 2012 by admin
Throughout this week I’ve noticed a strange trend among the parental folk, and I’m not the only one to take notice of it. There have been unusual purchases and unusual packing of odd ended thises and thats. If I didn’t know better, which I’m proud to say I do, I’d think we were hovering on the eve of yet another vacation. Continue Reading
Posted on 25 July 2011 by admin
Yeah, you caught it, I’ve been back home from China and settled into the work-a-day home for a ridiculously long two months now. Thems months is over and I’m back out answering the Bedouins call of the open road. Adventure awaits and it would be rude of me to keep it a’waitin’ too long. Continue Reading
Posted on 08 July 2011 by admin
This is the second part in our Road Trip Food Packing series. Today we’ll cover packable dry snacks you can enjoy on the road or in your hotel. How can you save the most money on road trip snacks? What are the most popular road trip snacks? How can you keep your road trip snacks fresh? This article includes photos, examples and explanations. Continue Reading
Posted on 12 June 2011 by admin
So you’re planning a road trip and you want to make sure you don’t forget anything too important. It’s a smart decision, so here’s a packing list we’ve put together to cover as many of the important things as you could reasonably fit in the car. The two biggest risks in packing for your road trip are, in this order, 1) over-packing, and 2) under-packing. A distant third is forgetting something important, but you can still strike a working balance. Continue Reading