Our trip to Tanzania is the 4th time we are traveling with one particular family. You learn a lot about another person when on an adventure and traveling with this family just works for us (and hopefully for them). There are lots of advantages to team travel: the shared anticipation, the group think on how best to experience the destination, and the value of experiencing a new place with some of your favorite people.
5 key ingredients to finding your fellow travel family include:
5. You need to like each other and give each other space. Having kids with similar ages helps with this a lot. The kids can pair off and do their thing so the husband and I can have our time together and so can the other couple. Then, when we all reconvene, we are happy to be back together. Important not to over spend your time together.
You want each person in the group to have his or her best time. That can only be achieved via the above listed attributes.