100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life

100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life

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Kids who learn to travel will travel to learn. National Geographic Traveler Editor Keith Bellows sends you and your children globetrotting for life-changing vacations that will expand their horizons and shape their perspectives. What youwona€™t find inside: predictable itineraries and lists of landmarks and events. Instead, youa€™ll get evocative, slice-of-life experiences and age-appropriate ideas that illuminate place and culture. Each chapter of 100 Places That Can Change Your Childa€™s Life plumbs the heart of a special placea€”from the Acropolis to Machu Picchu to the Grand Canyona€”all from the perspective of insiders who see destinations through a childa€™s eyes. Youa€™ll meet actor and travel writer Andrew McCarthy, who tours the suqs of Marrakech with his seven-year-old son; photographer Annie Griffiths, who shares the miraculous migration to Mexico of the monarch butterflies; Tom Ritchie, who has guided countless children and parents to Antarctica for more than 30 years; the waterman who knows where to see the ponies of Assateague in the true wild; and countless others who are cultural treasures, great storytellers, and keepers of a sense of place. Packed with ideas to supplement the travel experiencea€”foods, music, films, and carefully curated lists of kid-friendly activities and places to eat and staya€”this inspiring book is the perfect trip planner to excite children about culture and the unique magic the world has to offer. From the Trade Paperback edition.a€œThe kids got to see the day-today life and practice some of their Spanish with people who really cared for them.a€ Also ... a€œThe kids learned about [revolutionary leaderl Che Guevara from his oftenpresent image around town. ... Stroll the streets of Old Havana, and you will inevitably encounter strains of sona€”the old style of Cuban music made famous by the group Buena Vista Social Cluba€” wafting down .

Title:100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life
Author:Keith Bellows
Publisher:National Geographic Books - 2013-02-05


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