Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Travel Tip #4 Adventurez in Mexico

Blog post by Tina Winterlik © 2011


Travel Tips # 4
Things to Consider when Travelling Long-term with a Child!

Long-term Green Travel with Kids- Adventurez in Mexico Photo by Tina Winterlik © 2011

So you want to run away for the winter, or just take your kid somewhere and expose them to a different culture, well here are some things to consider :

No TV- I LOVE THIS! I hate commercials, the brain rot that children are exposed to these days makes me crazy...Buy this or you'll stink, Buy this or you'll be ugly, Buy this or you'll be stupid, Buy this or you won't be COOL ...the list goes on and on.... I just love going 5 months with pretty much no TV, I mean you probably can't avoid it completely but you can try. And for adults I believe it's so healthy not beening bombarded everyday with some horrible thing that's happening in your town...or in the world...Yes it's good to be aware, but sometimes it's just so overwhelming you just become numb and/or depressed. That's not to say you won't see News in Mexico and other places but at least you'll get a bit of a break.

Limited Internet- When we travelled we probably spent 3 hours a week on the web...sometimes less, and these days we are all so connected to the web, when the computer breaks in our house, withdrawl sets in...pretty sad...but I think it's a reality in some many homes these days.

Karma Cleansing- Long-term Green Travel with Kids- Adventurez in Mexico Photo by Tina Winterlik © 2011

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