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The search is over moms and dads!

You've finally found your most valuable resource for planning your next spectacular and relaxing family vacation. Yup!…That's not an oxymoron.  I specialize in luxury family travel, with a heavy hit of adventure.   

 

Not all dreamy getaways feature fine China and white table cloths.  I seek out 5 star accommodations that will welcome your traveling circus with open arms. Compass Roam is a source that takes you and your tribe out of your everyday life, featuring destinations that will captivate the kids, family friendly foodie experiences that rival Manhattan's best, and detailed guides for when you'll inevitably crave an adults only vacation escape.  

 

In short, everything I wish someone gave me a heads up on before I hit the road with my traveling and ever evolving family!

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I’ll help you plan your own family vacations by sending you my FREE downloadable itineraries.  I’ll also send occasional updates and tips related to family travel and our favorite luxury resorts.  

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mom and daughter walking down road in Munich

Ultimate Family Travel Guide: Visiting Munich with Kids

Ready to see Munich through your munchkin's eyes?   I'm not going to lie...I wasn't expecting Munich to be quite so kid friendly.  I visited the Bavarian capital years before, and remembered it as beer gardens scattered throughout the city, and an impressive selection of museums.  Did that scream kids?  Turns out, kids love sneaking snacks at beer gardens, and throwing on princess dresses to run through echoey hallways of curated collections.  Also, the smaller historical downtown made it easy and manageable to visit with two tiny humans, and our days never felt rushed.   Visiting Munich is a must-do because this city is so unbelievably beautiful, and there's plenty of family activities available.  Despite many of the original structures being destroyed during World War II, ...
Romantic Vermont Getaway Twin Farms

Romantic Vermont Getaway to Twin Farms

He surprised me with a card on a Friday night.     Inside were cutesy vague instructions: I had 24 hours to pack, and 48 hours of a romantic Vermont getaway to look forward to.    Hotel not yet disclosed.    After 20 minutes of me begging for a hint (delaying "vacation-gratification" is not my forté), he smiled and said two simple words: "Twin Farms!"  My ears couldn't process those two bucket list phrases. Twin + Farms.  Was I dreaming?  Somebody pinch me please.     Twin Farms may be a small, intimate inn, but it packs a big punch of hotel star power.     The countryside retreat has won Forbes "Hotel of the Year 2020," snagged the #2 spot in Travel and Leisure's "Top 10 Resort ...
Rosewood Mayakoba An Unforgettable Luxury Family Resort

Rosewood Mayakoba: An Unforgettable Luxury Family Resort

If Disney is "Where Dreams Come True" for kids, then Rosewood Mayakoba, a luxury family resort, is where that happens for moms and dads.    That's right parents - that utopian escape exists!  Your dream of having a recharging and relaxing vacation while with those crazy kiddos IS going to happen.  The Rosewood royal treatment is coming your way and here's a little preview.  You will finally get to read that book you've wanted to crack open.  You will get to finish an entire cup of coffee or tea while it's hot.  You will get to sleep soundly - and maybe even sleep in!  Your kids will play and laugh so much that they won't want to return home (mine cried).  Heck, this hotel will even ...
mom and daughter walking down road in Munich

Ultimate Family Travel Guide: Visiting Munich with Kids

Ready to see Munich through your munchkin's eyes?   I'm not going to lie...I wasn't expecting Munich to be quite so kid friendly.  I visited ...
Romantic Vermont Getaway Twin Farms

Romantic Vermont Getaway to Twin Farms

He surprised me with a card on a Friday night.     Inside were cutesy vague instructions: I had 24 hours to pack, and 48 hours ...
Rosewood Mayakoba An Unforgettable Luxury Family Resort

Rosewood Mayakoba: An Unforgettable Luxury Family Resort

If Disney is "Where Dreams Come True" for kids, then Rosewood Mayakoba, a luxury family resort, is where that happens for moms and dads.    ...
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Hello Travelers!

I’m Jillian and welcome to Compass Roam!  If you’re seeking a thoughtfully designed luxury family vacation packed with adventure, recommendations for 5 star accommodations, tips on where to go for the most delicious food, insider info on must-do activities, and advice on the best travel gear, then you’ve found the right corner of the blogging universe.

Here’s the cliff notes version of my blog/me if you are pressed for time: 

Life long travel lover.

Detailed planner. 

Former history teacher.

Wannabe member of the Finer Things Club (for those Office fans out there!)

Wife and momma.

 

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I’ll help you plan your own family vacations by sending you my FREE downloadable itineraries.  I’ll also send occasional updates and tips related to family travel and our favorite luxury resorts.  

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