Our Story

Our Story

About Families Love Travel: Families Love Travel is a community-based website focused on kid-friendly travel around the world. Made in participation with the Facebook group “Families Who Love To Travel,” it provides a diverse platform for families to connect, learn, and share experiences based on common interests. By sourcing information from an already established community, Families Love Travel emerges as a uniquely authentic place for readers to engage with content they’ve helped shape. In fact, many members who engage with our group eventually contribute to our website, helping them form a personal connection with the success of our brand. Families Love Travel is written by parents, for parents – detailing advice on hotels, restaurants, and family-friendly activities throughout a variety of popular destinations. We invite anyone willing to recount their story to become a member of our growing community.

Meet Our Team

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Gunjan Prakash

CEO and Founder

Gunjan Prakash is a visual artist by profession, mother and wife by choice, and a traveler since birth! When she was younger with her parents sparked a lifelong adoration of discovering exciting new cultures. After completing her Masters in Computer Arts, she then traveled the globe from Egypt to the Alps, channeling inspirations from her travels into her creative process. Today, Gunjan continues to develop her passion for vacationing while she runs her successful Facebook group “Families Who Love To Travel,” made in partnership with Families Love Travel. Gunjan uses both platforms to empower families and solo wanderers alike by telling her story.


Kasumi Ito

Marketing and Sales Manager

Kasumi is a Southern transplant who has made New York City her permanent home. She holds a degree in Marketing and Management from the University of Pennsylvania, and has worked in sales for various medium-sized luxury beauty brands around the world. Mother of one, Kasumi spends her days navigating parenting, tackling the occasionally overwhelming state education system, and jogging the New York City marathon. Find her unwinding with a well-needed glass of wine whenever she has some leisure time.

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Christina Elia

Lead Editor

Christina Elia is a journalist and personal essayist who lives in New York City. She has her B.A. in Art History from Fordham University, and has been published in various print and digital media outlets. Ever since childhood, she cultivated an appreciation for different cultures through exposure to travel, art, and literature, in part shaped by her eclectic upbringing by Italian immigrant parents. As Lead Editor of Families Love Travel, she combines her passion for adventure with her writing capabilities in order to help others discover this same sense of wonder while vacationing with their own children. When she isn’t working, she enjoys wandering Manhattan and keeping up with New York’s contemporary art scene.


Antonia Grant

Public Relations Officer + Writer

Antonia Grant is a life-long learner and avid traveler. She loves equipping families with the tools and confidence they need to travel together. That is a major reason she is part of our fantastic team at Families Love Travel! Antonia is also a strong believer in the beauty of multigenerational travel. Her main travel buddies are her husband and young daughter. They have been traveling as a family since her daughter was 7 months old, and internationally since 13 months old! By day she works at Carleton College, by night she writes and edits for Families Love Travel. She’s always seeking new adventures to write about and share. If you have PR questions or ideas for collaboration with Families Love Travel you can contact Antonia at pr@familieslovetravel.com.

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Aakriti Chawla

Aakriti is a dreamer, doer, and a passionate travel junkie! After obtaining her Master’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Manchester, she worked in the corporate world, furthering her love for travel through African safaris and trips to bustling metropolises like London and Singapore. She’s now a full-time mother to a two-year-old, and a content creator for Families Love Travel, fusing her two passions into one. Using globetrotting to fuel her soul, Aakriti tries her best to live and travel with no regrets, now taking her toddler along for her adventures!