Travel with Kids

Ft. Bliss: Balloonfest

KLAQ Balloonfest Hot Air Balloon Launch

  Looking back, one of my favorite family memories of our time spent at Fort Bliss was made in the early hours of the morning one Memorial Day weekend. We’d gotten up before the sun for the second day in a row to head to the west side of the Franklin Mountains for El Paso’s annual Balloonfest Balloon Launch. The […]

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Strong Bonds Retreat at Edelweiss Lodge & Resort

The week before Christmas, we had the opportunity to spend a long weekend on a Strong Bonds retreat at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in beautiful Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. In case you’ve never heard of it, Strong Bonds is an Army resiliency program sponsored by unit chaplains that offers partial-expense-paid get-aways for service members and their families […]

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8 Planning Tips for Braving Rome with Toddlers

Shortly after arriving in Deutschland, we heard about an airline company that offers inexpensive hops from Germany to countries all over Europe. It didn’t take us long to get the itch to travel once we started settling in, so we couldn’t pass up the opportunity when we found round trip tickets from Frankfurt to Rome […]

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