When thinking about international travel with the little ones, probably the first place that comes to mind is the city of Orlando, with its theme parks and rides aimed at children. But the world is vast, and there are countless options around the globe to meet with children.
Located in the region of Patagonia, San Carlos de Bariloche It is an ideal city to visit in winter (mainly between June and July). The place is also world-renowned for its handmade chocolates, thanks to the European immigrants who arrived after the founding of the city. Ski resorts, mountains, lakes and historic buildings abound to venture out.
What to do in Bariloche:
- Children's ski lessons
- Enjoy the view on the Cerro Otto cable car
- Descend the Piedras Blancas mountains on the skibunda
- Discover the chocolatiers on Rua Miter
- Visit the Nahuelito Dinosaur Park
- Take a tour of the Havanna Chocolate Museum.
The city that never sleeps is also kid friendly. One of the cultural strongholds of the world, New York is the city of shows, concerts and museums. And most of them are for all ages. In addition, it is worth leaving Manhattan and discovering what the regions of Brooklyn and Queens have to offer. Every day the city changes, that is, a little hop in New York is never too much.
What to do in New York:
- Visit the Natural History Museum and Central Park Zoo
- Spending the Day in Brooklyn
- Watch a Broadway musical
- Feel like you're in a movie in Times Square
- Discover Fao Schwarz, New York's largest toy store
- Climb to the top floor of the Empire State Building
Oranjestad is the capital of Aruba, a Dutch autonomous territory in the Caribbean, off the coast of Venezuela. The place survives mainly on tourism, so good hotels and impeccable service are not lacking. The paradisiacal beaches are known for their crystalline waters and Oranjestad has good weather all year round. Tip: with the little ones, it's worth taking an all-inclusive resort and enjoying everything the hotel has to offer.
What to do in Oranjestad:
- Rent/buy snorkels to see marine life
- Go to the water park on De Palm Island
- Watch the water show at the Paseo Herencia gallery
- Venturing into the Atlantis Submarine
- Buy a Hard Rock Aruba T-shirt
- Playing in the sand at Baby Beach
The capital of England has the feat of mixing modern skyscrapers with historic buildings, being multicultural, contemporary and historic. All at once. Terra da Rainha has many options for family outings, from Big Ben to the oldest toy store in the world. But calm down, let's go by parts.
What to do in London:
- Visit Big Ben and Parliament
- Watch the changing of the Royal Guard at Buckingham Palace
- See the entire city from above on the London Eye
- Take a photo with the statues of Madame Tussauds
- Tour the Harry Potter Recording Studios
- Discover Hamleys, the oldest toy store in the world
One of the largest and most developed cities in South America, Santiago is the kind of place that makes you want to live: great schools, tree-lined streets and a breathtaking view of the city. Andes Mountains from practically every point of the city. Remembering that spring and autumn are the best seasons to enjoy urban attractions.
What to do in Santiago:
- Lunch at the Central Market
- Climb the Cable Car Cerro San Cristóbal
- Go to the Bicentennial Park playground
- Play in the snow and learn to ski in Valle Nevado (if you want to go in winter)
- Mix it all up at the Mirador Interactive Museum
- Take a day trip to the coast of Valparaíso
the glamor of french city Paris is not just for couples, Paris is also a great family destination! The proof of this are the countless attractions, from museums to restaurants, which accept children of all ages. Including, it is very common for Parisians to take small children and babies along for day-to-day activities.
What to do in Paris:
- Travel back in time with the Palace of Versailles
- Taking pictures at the Eiffel Tower
- Watch a magic show at the Museum of Magic
- Discover Disney Paris and Parc Asterix
- Breathe in art and culture at the Louvre Museum
- Eat a pain au chocolat at one of the cafes around the city
Don't forget to visit Mont Saint-Michel, a medieval French village located just 350 km from Paris, on the border between Normandy and Brittany.
Canada is one of safest countries in the world, in addition to having an exuberant nature between lakes, mountains and cosmopolitan cities. Vancouver is close to the US border (just outside Seattle) and is a bustling port city on the West Coast. It is one of the densest and most ethnically diverse cities in Canada, with influences from people who came from China, India, the countries of the former Soviet Union and Aboriginal peoples who lived in the region.
What to do in Vancouver:
- Rent bikes to ride in Stanley Park
- Have lunch or dinner at the Granville Island gastronomic complex
- Discover the Vancouver Aquarium
- Walk the Suspension Bridge at Capilano Bridge Park
- Try Poutine, a typical Canadian dish
- Go to the Children's Water park (ideal for summer)
An oasis in the middle of the desert. Dubai, located in Emirados Arabes Unidos, is a city with endless entertainment, in addition to having a rich history and customs different from western ones. The highlight is the gigantic constructions and the technological and tourist development in the middle of the desert.
What to do in Dubai:
- Ski inside the mall at Ski Dubai
- Watch the dancing water show in front of the Dubai Mall
- Climb the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world
- Go on a desert safari at dawn
- Go water skiing in the sea
- Have fun in the Ferrari park
capital of scotland, Edinburgh is a city that takes you back to the Middle Ages. In other words, it's a history lesson! The narrow alleys, fields and buildings that look like they came out of a movie will delight children and adults alike. And best of all, the city is small and can be explored practically all on foot.
What to do in Edinburgh:
- Travel back in time at Edinburgh Castle
- Discover the cafe where JK Rowling wrote the Harry Potter books, the Elephant House
- Explore the National Gallery of Scotland
- Take the Edinburgh Haunted Galleries and Cemetery Walking Tour (for the brave!)
- Attend the August Edinburgh Military Tattoo Festival
It's not just Brazil that has Carnival! New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz and blues music and has the famous Mardi Gras (known in Portuguese as “Fat Tuesday”), which takes place since 1781 with some aspects very similar to our Carnival, full of parades, floats and lots of music. Summers in the region are very hot and quite rainy, while winters are milder and drier. In this scenario, June is the ideal month.
What to do in New Orleans:
- Visit the city during Mardi Gras (same time as the Brazilian Carnival)
- Discover the Audubon Zoo
- Ride the cable car through the oldest neighborhood in the city
- Attend a jazz concert
- Spotting alligators on a boat ride through the swamp
- Play at the Louisiana Children's Museum