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Summer in Big Bear with Kids

  • August 1, 2016

Often only thought of as Southern California's place to play in the snow, Big Bear also has a wide array of activities luring visitors throughout the year. As the heat of the summer sets in, Big Bear is the perfect escape.…

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Central and Southern Oregon Road Trip Itinerary

  • July 18, 2016

For our third annual multi-family summer vacation, we created an amazing Oregon road trip itinerary. We had initially hoped to start in Portland and work our way around the state, but quickly realized how much there is to do in…

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Guide to a Cook Islands Vacation with Kids

  • June 6, 2016

If you are dreaming of a family friendly South Pacific island getaway, a Cook Islands vacation is the perfect choice. With lush tropical hillsides, miles of unspoiled beaches, and calm turquoise waters, the Cook Islands are unquestionably ideal for honeymooners, but also terrific for families…

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Finding Adventure in Dinosaurland

  • April 21, 2016

Last summer we took a 10 day road trip through Arizona and Utah with our family friends from Texas. While researching that trip I came across Dinosaur National Monument in northern Utah and western Colorado. We weren’t planning to be…

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Our South Africa Family Holiday

  • March 14, 2016

We just returned from an amazing South Africa family holiday for 12 glorious days to celebrate my 10th birthday (yes, I am a leap day baby!). I wanted something totally epic and unforgettable and that would keep the entire family…

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Where To Go in Nicaragua

  • March 7, 2016

Nicaragua is high on my travel to do list (well what isn't really?). When a friend took off with her husband and 20 month old son for a 2 week trip, I was captivated by their adventures! I loved following…

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Best Urban National Parks for Families

  • March 1, 2016

Many famous and well visited tourist sites in the US are classified under the national park system, however, most visitors don't even realize it. Monuments, places of historical significance and battlefields are just some of the types of places you…

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Chihuly Garden and Glass in Seattle

  • February 25, 2016

For most visitors to Seattle, a stop at the Space Needle is a must. Now you have something else to add to the 'must do' list- the Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibit. Located at the base of the Space Needle,…

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Couchsurfing with Kids

  • February 22, 2016

A few years ago, a friend of mine went traveling for several months one winter with her 4 year old daughter. As I watched their journey I kept wondering how she was managing for so long on her own while traveling…

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Hiking the Kilauea Iki Trail with Kids

  • February 15, 2016

A visit to the Big Island of Hawaii isn't complete without a trip to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Having the opportunity to see a real live active volcano in person was one of the main reasons in going to Hawaii…

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Family Fun with CityPASS Seattle

  • February 1, 2016

In researching for our recent trip to Seattle, I soon began to realize how many family friendly attractions there are in the city. There is so much to do and see in Seattle, that our to do list was growing exponentially by…

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Family Winter Weekend Getaway in Seattle

  • January 25, 2016

When most people think of Seattle, the image that comes to mind is probably of rain, Starbucks and grunge. Yes it rains there (and quite often in our short experience) and reminders of the grunge era are everywhere, but there…

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Dream Travel Destinations for 2016

  • January 14, 2016

Last year I started the year off with my dream travel list for the year. I only managed to do 3 of the items on my list, but they were pretty lofty goals if I do say so. Instead of…

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Cruising the Backwaters of Kerala (with kids)

  • December 14, 2015

One of the most popular experiences for travelers in the Southern region of India is to take a boat tour on the backwaters in the beautiful state of Kerala. The Backwaters of Kerala is a network of interconnected canals, rivers, lakes and…

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Farm to Table, Fijian Style

  • December 10, 2015

One of the most unique adventures on our recent trip to Fiji was our Food Safari at the Nanuku Auberge Resort. Let me start by saying, I am not a foodie. I am actually not even an adventurous eater. I save…

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Places to Visit in Kerala with Kids

  • August 20, 2015

India is one of those places that so many people dream of visiting. However, that dream often dies when children come on the scene. Everyone says "NO, you can't go to India with kids!" Actually, you can.  I won't lie, a trip to…

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