Traveling With A Newborn By Car: Tips For Baby’s First Road Trip

Traveling With A Newborn By Car: Tips For Baby’s First Road Trip

When you welcome your bundle of joy, life completely changes. Talk of the sleepless nights, crying babies, and endless joy, you name it. And after a while, it is natural to feel burnt out. A family vacation comes as a relief for many new parents – or obligations interstate may see you needing to prepare for a long journey by road (especially if you’re not quite feeling ready for airplane travel with a baby!) But we’ll bet there’s a…

How To Deal With Kids’ Motion Sickness On A Road Trip

How To Deal With Kids’ Motion Sickness On A Road Trip

Kids’ motion sickness usually begins with an upset stomach. A cold sweat, loss of energy, and appetite may follow. Sometimes this progresses to vomiting. Your child might not be able to say how they feel exactly but will demonstrate it by becoming pale and squirmy, then lots of yawning and crying. What Exactly Is Motion Sickness? Any form of movement can cause motion sickness, car sickness in kids being one of them. It occurs when your child’s brain receives…

Essential Mechanical Checks Before A Road Trip

Essential Mechanical Checks Before A Road Trip

Ensuring your vehicle and your paper work are in order before hitting the road for a family road trip Have you ever found yourself staring down at your car’s engine, only to realize you don’t know anything about mechanics? A road trip isn’t the time to learn, either. If you’re preparing for a road trip and your last oil change was when George Bush was still in office, then it’s time to sit up and pay attention! Some basic…

30+ Essential Winter Road Trip Safety Tips

30+ Essential Winter Road Trip Safety Tips

Winter is an incredible time to explore the great outdoors with your family. Even if it’s colder and conditions are tougher on the road, with good preparation, you can have a safe, exciting family road trip to your favorite outdoor destinations. There are several benefits to traveling in winter, whether it’s a dusting of snow making the most stunning of landscapes even more picturesque or enjoying your favorite national parks without the crowds. If you don’t live in a…

How to Stop Car Windows Fogging Up 

How to Stop Car Windows Fogging Up 

While driving down the highway and your car window fogs up, the first thing you do is blast the defroster. The fog clears but then builds up a few minutes later.  The same thing happens to the car driver and passenger side windows. The windows fog up, hindering you from seeing your rearview mirrors. You roll your car windows down and back up to eliminate the moisture. But then the fog comes back again.  And you are left wondering…

Best Apps For Planning Road Trips 

Best Apps For Planning Road Trips 

Technology has transformed the way that we travel in countless ways. Paper maps and GPS navigation systems have been replaced by our iPhones and Androids, making road trip-planning apps easier.  Travel apps help users research destinations, find good routes and accommodation deals, and book services. Some apps will even offer travel guides and allow users to check reviews and ratings from travelers.  Check out these handy road trip planners to make your next trip much easier and more enjoyable.  …

How Many Hours Of Driving Per Day Should You Drive on a Road Trip?

How Many Hours Of Driving Per Day Should You Drive on a Road Trip?

Keeping you safe on the road with a sensible driving plan for your road trip Road trips are a great way to travel, see the country, and spend time with friends and family. However, they can also be pretty tiring. If you’re planning a road trip, you might be wondering how many hours a day you should be driving. From personal experience, I have been able to drive anywhere from 9 to 11 hours safely in one day on…

Help My Car Stinks! How To Get Rid Of Bad Odor In Your Car

Help My Car Stinks! How To Get Rid Of Bad Odor In Your Car

Cleaning the car before or after a family road trip is one of our least favorite chores. But what do you do if one day you get in your car and think, OMG, my car smells! It is better to stay on top of it by doing a little tidying every day, rather than letting everything build up when you notice a smell in your car; the next thought that bothers you is how to get rid of bad…

How To Remove Sunscreen Off Car Interior Easily

How To Remove Sunscreen Off Car Interior Easily

Won’t you agree that sunscreen is just one of those products that seems to get everywhere, no matter how much you try to avoid it? This protective liquid makes your car interior appear messy and can be one of our road trip nemesis! And while you can not just wipe it away, given that most sunblocks are waterproof and water resistant. There are ways how to remove sunscreen from the car interior. Read on to find out the best…

How To Road Trip With A Toddler: Ultimate Survival Guide

How To Road Trip With A Toddler: Ultimate Survival Guide

The idea of a road trip with a toddler in tow may seem crazy at first. Thanks to their unpredictable schedules, long packing lists, and crankiness as just a few of the challenges you may encounter. But we will help make traveling with your toddler a breeze. After all, you and your toddler should enjoy every moment of seeing the world and create a lifetime of memories along the road trip. Isn’t that the most crucial point of travel…