6 Things Every Teen Should Do in Tokyo

If you’re anything like me, a trip to Tokyo will shatter your expectations. The city is a mix of order and chaos, a place that values tradition yet tirelessly innovates. Each neighborhood has its own personality, the only constant being a vitality that permeates every corner of the metropolis. It would take a lifetime to…

7 Things Every Teen Should Do In London

When I first went to London 11 years ago, I was fascinated by its beauty, liveliness, cultural diversity and rich history. I’ve since made many more trips there, each time learning more about — and discovering more of — the UK’s storied capital. With its wide variety of free museums, unique shops and consistently vibrant…

Dad Gives Passengers Candy So Daughter Can Trick or Treat on the Plane

Will someone please give this man a Father of the Year Award? This dedicated Dad (who wishes to remain anonymous) didn’t want his daughter to miss out on Halloween fun because of their October 31 Virgin America flight from Boston (BOS) to San Francisco (SFO), so he brought trick-or-treating to her at 30,000 feet. During the…

8 Things Every Teen Should Do in Hong Kong

I’m either in Hong Kong, or I miss it. The city feels like a microcosm of the entire world, and nothing compares to its excitement and energy. There are hundreds of things to keep you busy in Hong Kong, especially when you’re 17. Here’s a look at some of the best teen-friendly activities that keep me looking forward to each family trip here….

5 Ways the Airline Industry Could Improve — According to Teens

Most aspects of air travel are out of our hands, at times leading to stressful situations for even the most seasoned travelers — for younger flyers, especially those traveling on their own, that level of stress is only amplified. Lucky for the airline industry, this 17-year-old globetrotter has a few suggestions that would make it easier and more enjoyable for everyone — especially…

8 Things Every Teen Should Do in New York City

The fast-paced, high-intensity nature of New York City may seem like the wrong setting for your next family vacation, however, as an adventurous 17-year-old, I tend to think otherwise. Here are a few things to do that are fun for all ages, especially teenagers. 1. Catch a Broadway Show If you love theater, you know that…

5 Reasons to Add Brighton to Your UK Bucket List

The British resort town of Brighton is an intriguing city by the sea that’s often described as being a destination with real personality. I’d heard various conflicting opinions about the area so was eager to see for myself whether this town is as gritty as they say, or if it was more cultured, a mix of both or something entirely different. I…

Air Canada Launches Membership Program for Kids

Air Canada has launched a membership program for kids called Altitude Skyriders, joining a long list of airlines marketing toward young travelers. The program is for all Aeroplan members between the ages of 2 and 12 who live in the US or Canada and it comes with some fun swag: a starter kit with a…

10 Things No One Tells You About… New Orleans

While New Orleans is known for throwing a good party, it’s also a cultural mecca that offers something special for every type of traveler. If you’re interested in putting down that Hurricane and venturing away from Bourbon Street — which I highly recommend, by the way! — follow these 10 tips you probably won’t find in a guidebook…

5 Easy Day Trips from London

London is as busy and dynamic as it’s always been, even post-Brexit. The trouble is that sometimes it can be a little too dynamic. Sometimes even the most energetic of travelers needs a bit of a slower pace. Thanks to a remarkably swift and thorough British rail system, taking a day trip to any number…