Traveling With Kids

How to Expose Your Kids to Different Cultures Without Leaving The Country

How to Expose Your Kids to Different Cultures Without Leaving The Country

We could hear the beat of the music as soon as we stepped out of our car. We grabbed our things and joined the line of people making their way toward the music. I could sense my son’s apprehension—he kept his head down, watching his […]

My Christmas Surprise for My Kids: We’re Going to Europe

My Christmas Surprise for My Kids: We’re Going to Europe

Last year I struggled to come up with Christmas gifts for my kids. They didn’t need anything, and we’re not a family who buys things just for the sake of buying them. I ended up buying a ukulele for Emma and a box full of […]

Five Reasons You Should Take Your Kids to Antigua, Guatemala

Five Reasons You Should Take Your Kids to Antigua, Guatemala

Guatemala has been one of my biggest travel surprises in recent years. With green lush countryside, colorful cities, looming volcanos, and ancient Mayan ruins, the entire country impresses. The people are friendly and the coffee is strong and plentiful. I traveled throughout Guatemala (and Belize) […]

Traveling Across Belize and Guatemala on a Chicken Bus

Traveling Across Belize and Guatemala on a Chicken Bus

If you’ve never crammed into a tiny van with no air conditioning and a bunch of Guatemalans, you should try it. You’re missing out. This summer, my kids and I spent just under three weeks in Belize and Guatemala. I had researched transportation before our […]

Rainbow Loom Friendships

Rainbow Loom Friendships

Perhaps my favorite part of being in Tulum, Mexico with my 8-year-old son, Oliver, (on his first trip out of the country) was watching him become friends with two local boys. We stayed at a place I found on Airbnb that had several small thatch-roof […]