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Family Travel Radio is on the air helping families like yours discover the world of possibilities family travel has to offer. With each episode of Family Travel Radio, you’ll meet family travel experts will educate and excite you about incredible destinations, amazing experiences, and life-changing family adventures. As the name suggests, Family Travel Radio is for the whole family, so definitely tune in with the kiddos and get them excited about the world of travel. Family Travel Radio, hosted by Aaron Schlein, is the official podcast of the Family Travel Association. Visit us at FamilyTravel.org.

Family Travel Radio is on the air helping families like yours discover the world of possibilities family travel has to offer. With each episode of Family Travel Radio, you’ll meet family travel experts will educate and excite you about incredible destinations, amazing experiences, and life-changing family adventures. As the name suggests, Family Travel Radio is for the whole family, so definitely tune in with the kiddos and get them excited about the world of travel. Family Travel Radio, hosted by Aaron Schlein, is the official podcast of the Family Travel Association. Visit us at FamilyTravel.org.
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Family Travel Radio is on the air helping families like yours discover the world of possibilities family travel has to offer. With each episode of Family Travel Radio, you’ll meet family travel experts will educate and excite you about incredible destinations, amazing experiences, and life-changing family adventures. As the name suggests, Family Travel Radio is for the whole family, so definitely tune in with the kiddos and get them excited about the world of travel. Family Travel Radio, hosted by Aaron Schlein, is the official podcast of the Family Travel Association. Visit us at FamilyTravel.org.

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916-769-6168


Episodes

Adding Vision to Young People's Lives

10/14/2019
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Teach your kids to be proud of where they come from and to take that same pride out into the world. — RESOURCES Gone Again Travel & Tours — OUR GUEST Crystal Dyer - Founder of Gone Again Travel & Tours — Episode notes available at FamilyTravel.org/Radio/Episode-49

Duration:00:23:17

A Life-Changing Year Abroad

10/7/2019
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Anna Levin spent her sophomore year of high school in Tallinn, Estonia as part of the Rotary Youth Exchange. In this episode, Anna and her mother share their perspectives on her life-changing year abroad. — RESOURCES Rotary Youth Exchange - Anna Levin's BioRotary Youth Exchange Florida Homepage — OUR GUESTS Lauren Goldenberg - Founder of The Family Traveler Anna Levin - Lauren’s Daughter and Rotary Youth Exchange Student — Episode notes available at...

Duration:00:28:53

Embracing the Tingles in Your Belly

9/30/2019
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Audrey Smit is the co-creator of Lily Huckleberry, a popular children’s book character who encourages kids to be curious about the world and always ready for adventure. — RESOURCES The Adventures of Lily Huckleberry in Scandinavia The Adventures of Lily Huckleberry in JapanShop This Little Street Lily Huckleberry Kickstarter Video Kickstarter Page for Lily Huckleberry in JapanThis Little Street on Instagram — OUR GUEST Audrey Smit - Founder & Designer of This Little Street — Episode...

Duration:00:25:01

Round-the-world for Families, Part 5: Go!

9/27/2019
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Family Travel Radio and Airtreks are here to show you that your family’s travel dreams can come true. So far in this podcast series, we’ve dreamed, planned, budgeted, and booked. Now, the time has finally come to GO on that round-the-world trip with your family. Visit Airtreks.com/FTR and take the first step towards making your family’s dream of a round-the-world trip a reality. — OUR GUESTS Amy Meerstra - Mentor/Coach at Let's Get Our S**t Together; Founder of Nomads Media Group Sara...

Duration:00:32:31

Round-the-world for Families, Part 4: Book

9/26/2019
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Your meticulous planning and disciplined budgeting are about to pay off—big time. It’s time to book the round-the-world trip of your family’s dreams. Visit Airtreks.com/FTR and take the first step towards making your family’s dream of a round-the-world trip a reality. — OUR GUESTS Nicola Cook - Travel Planner at Airtreks Sara Habib - General Manager of Airtreks — Episode notes available at FamilyTravel.org/Radio/Airtreks

Duration:00:29:47

Round-the-world for Families, Part 3: Budget

9/25/2019
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Planning to see the world? It’s time to put your money where your dreams are. Visit Airtreks.com/FTR and take the first step towards making your dream of a round-the-world trip with your family a reality. — OUR GUESTS Daniel Gamber - Travel Planner at Airtreks Sara Habib - General Manager of Airtreks — Episode notes available at FamilyTravel.org/Radio/Airtreks

Duration:00:31:08

Round-the-world for Families, Part 2: Plan

9/24/2019
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Every dream needs a plan. Visit Airtreks.com/FTR and take the first step towards making your dream of a round-the-world trip with your family a reality. — OUR GUESTS Shellie Bailey-Shah - Editor of KidTripster Sara Habib - General Manager of Airtreks — Episode notes available at FamilyTravel.org/Radio/Airtreks

Duration:00:34:54

Round-the-world for Families, Part 1: Dream

9/23/2019
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Ready to dream bigger? Visit Airtreks.com/FTR and take the first step towards making your dream of a round-the-world trip with your family a reality. — OUR GUEST Sara Habib - General Manager of Airtreks — Episode notes available at FamilyTravel.org/Radio/Airtreks

Duration:00:15:25

Affordable Outdoor Family Adventures

9/16/2019
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Affordable, adventurous family-friendly vacations full of natural beauty and outdoor activities abound in and around our national public lands. — OUR GUEST Jennifer Fontaine - Managing Editor of the Outdoor Families Magazine — Episode notes available at FamilyTravel.org/podcast/episode-45 — Discover what's possible in family vacations at FamilyTravel.org.

Duration:00:27:25

Family Cruising with Norwegian, Pt 2.

9/9/2019
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Ready to set sail? Enjoy two unique perspectives on the cruise experience on one of the most popular cruise lines for families. — RESOURCES How to Keep Kids Entertained on a Norwegian Bliss Alaskan Cruise The Best Norwegian Bliss Dining Options: Where to Spend your Specialty Dining Dollars 13 Unexpected Costs on a Norwegian Bliss Cruise Ship — OUR GUESTS Glen Rothe - Regional VP of Sales, Norwegian Cruise Line Tamara Gruber - Founder of We3Travel and co-host of Vacation...

Duration:00:17:10

Family Cruising with Norwegian, Pt 1.

9/9/2019
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Ready to set sail? Enjoy two unique perspectives on the cruise experience on one of the most popular cruise lines for families. — RESOURCES How to Keep Kids Entertained on a Norwegian Bliss Alaskan Cruise The Best Norwegian Bliss Dining Options: Where to Spend your Specialty Dining Dollars 13 Unexpected Costs on a Norwegian Bliss Cruise Ship — OUR GUESTS Glen Rothe - Regional VP of Sales, Norwegian Cruise Line Tamara Gruber - Founder of We3Travel and co-host of Vacation Mavens Tamara...

Duration:00:16:46

Creating Your Travel Legacy

9/2/2019
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Travel like your legacy depends on it (because it does!). Many years ago, Aaron Schlein’s grandmother gave him a generous gift: the gift of travel. Today, Aaron honors her legacy by sharing that gift with his own kids—and by helping other parents do the same. What will your travel legacy be? — RESOURCES Inspire a young traveler. Be a legend. What can we do to help America take more family time? #TakeFamilyTime: New hashtag, same mission — OUR GUEST Aaron Schlein - Director, Family...

Duration:00:20:08

Seen by 100 million people (bonus episode!)

8/29/2019
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Imagine starring in a promotional video for a product you created, and that video gets over 100 million views. It’s bound to have an impact on your life. That’s exactly what happened to Piggyback Rider co-creator Bryan Lifshitz. In this bonus episode, Bryan discusses the rise of the Piggyback Rider and what it's like being the face of such a viral product. — Episode notes available at familytravel.org/podcast/episode-42 — Discover what's possible in family vacations at FamilyTravel.org.

Duration:00:19:35

Families Traveling by Piggyback

8/26/2019
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One innovative product is helping families travel further, climb higher, and explore longer—all while smiling ear-to-ear. Aaron Schlein chats with the co-creator of the Piggyback Rider, a product that helps young children and children with special needs experience more of the world than ever before. — OUR GUEST Bryan Lifshitz - Co-creator of the Piggyback Rider Bryan’s professional profile reads: Visual Communicator, Marketer, Entrepreneur, Innovator, Brand Pusher and Creative for...

Duration:00:35:06

Affection for Planning Disney Vacations

8/19/2019
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A genuine affection for Disney inspired Kim Anwar to help families make their own magical memories. Endless adventures lie beyond the horizon. — RESOURCES New Attractions from Disney in 2019Just how much does a Disney World vacation cost?Contact Magic Family Getaways — OUR GUEST Kim Anwar - Founder of Magic Family Getaways — Episode notes available at FamilyTravel.org/Radio — Discover all the family vacation possibilities at FamilyTravel.org.

Duration:00:31:27

Honorable Mentions: Best National Parks for Families

8/12/2019
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Bonus episode! Here are Shellie Bailey-Shah's three honorable mentions for the best National Parks for families. Badlands National ParkMesa Verde National ParkNatural Bridges National Monument — OUR GUEST Shellie Bailey-Shah - Editor of KidTripster — Episode notes available at FamilyTravel.org/Radio — Discover what's possible in family vacations at FamilyTravel.org.

Duration:00:05:20

Best National Parks for Families

8/12/2019
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When it comes to bang for your family vacation buck, U.S. National Parks are tough to beat. In this episode, we dive deep into five of the best National Parks for families. — RESOURCES Here are Shellie’s top five National Parks for families ranked by distance from Aaron’s hometown of Sacramento, CA. Click the links for KidTripster’s guide to each park. Zion National Park(702 miles) Olympic National Park(741 miles) Yellowstone National Park(899 miles) Glacier National Park(1,028 miles)...

Duration:00:36:42

Why Family Vacations Matter

8/5/2019
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There’s just something incredible about family vacations. Family Travel Radio is excited to announce the launch of #FamilyVacationsMatter, an advocacy campaign that highlights the importance of traveling as a family. #FamilyVacationsMatter also raises awareness about the alarming trend of American parents not using all their vacation days. — RESOURCES Follow and use the hashtag #FamilyVacationsMatter: on Instagramon Twitteron Facebook Join the Family Vacations Matter conversation on...

Duration:00:31:34

Waving the Family Travel Banner

7/29/2019
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Ready for a little slice of history? This episode features the first conversation ever between Family Travel Association founder Rainer Jenss and podcast host Aaron Schlein. It was this very conversation that ultimately led to the creation of Family Travel Radio, which launched just a few months later. Aaron’s interview with Rainer originally aired on a May 2018 episode of Dramatic Travels. — Episode notes available at FamilyTravel.org/Radio — Discover what's possible in family...

Duration:01:03:59

Kids are a trip!

7/22/2019
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This week's episode features Kirsten Maxwell from Kids are a Trip in an interview from September 2018. ​Kirsten is the owner of Kids Are A Trip, a travel website inspiring families to explore the world with their children. After traveling with her family for 15 years, she has learned to find those off-the-beaten path experiences while still finding time to explore the popular attractions. — Step into the vault! For the month of July, we'll be featuring archived interviews from Dramatic...

Duration:00:33:35