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Reading Time: 4 minutes In this post we explore eight areas that changed when we included a baby in our travel plans.

We checked in with other parents and they shared similar themes in their experiences. While travel is inherently personal based upon choices in length of trip, speed of travel, reason, financial ability, (dis)comfort tolerance etc., our points below are a reflection of our individual observations and validated by a broader parent community.

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this post we share the items that helped create better dining experiences when traveling with an infant.

Note that this is not a comprehensive list of all items one should pack, particularly due to the individualized nature of feeding. This post assumes that an infant is eating food outside of breastmilk or formula.

Reading Time: 3 minutes In this post we share the items that helped ease an infant during a flight.

Note that this is not a comprehensive list of all items one should pack for a flight with an infant, particularly due to the individualized nature of feeding and diapering.

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Opting to travel by private car can be a more time and cost-efficient way of moving throughout a country. It also gives you greater access to hard-to-reach, off-the-beaten track towns that may provide insight into a country’s character beyond the major cities.

Below we share our process for gathering car rental quotes and how we organized our findings for later reference.

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Reading Time: 2 minutes When preparing for a trip, it’s not our first instinct to consider that a medical emergency may arise. But spending some moments ahead of a trip preparing a medical records kit and overarching plan may help your travel companions, loved ones at home and medical providers better care for you in the event of emergency.

In this post we outline what resources we used during a medical emergency, one that required surgery abroad.

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Reading Time: 5 minutes This post describes the benefits of one-bag travel and explores some of the initial questions that people have as they shift to this style of packing.

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Reading Time: 3 minutes In this post, we describe what Jon packed in his 40 liter backpack for our 18-month-long trip. We split the trip into six month segments and refreshed our gear along the way.