10 Reasons You Should Travel Alone With Your Child

When my daughter, Emily, was 10, I took her to London. Leaving her sister, brother and dad at home, we hopped on and off a sightseeing bus and laughed our way through high tea at the Ritz, a visit to the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace, and a ride on the London Eye. For years afterward, we giggled about our trip, breaking into our best English accent whenever the urge struck.

While there are many ways to bond with and make discoveries about your child, here’s why you should give one-on-one travel a try.