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The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Yosemite with Kids

  • August 13, 2018

A family trip to Yosemite National Park is the quintessential American summer holiday. Exploring Yosemite with kids while camping (or glamping as it is for us!), splashing through rivers, and spying out some of the best natural scenes in the…

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What to Pack for India (& What to Buy There)

  • March 27, 2018

If you are like me, you probably tend to over pack for destinations that you don't know personally. I find this especially true when visiting a developing country.  On my first visit to India I took WAY more than I needed. I listened…

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Flying to Europe with WOW Air

  • October 13, 2017

I'm a sucker for cheap flights. Even though everyone I know hates one of the most well known budget airlines here in the states, Spirit Airlines, I'm actually OK with them - as long as I know what I am…

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Travel Planning: Checklists for Travel

  • February 2, 2017

Throughout this series, I have covered the basics of how to add more travel into your life, how to research for a trip and where and how to book the trip. For the final step of travel planning, depending on…

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Travel Planning: A Resource Guide

  • January 27, 2017

Last week, we talked about researching where to go, but we didn't delve into the nitty gritty of where to research flights, accommodation and things to do. This is an extension of research, but also begins to get into the…

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Travel Planning: Researching A Trip

  • January 20, 2017

Last week I wrote about how you can add more travel into your life, but for many people, it's the travel planning that is a huge barrier to actually getting out the door. Being a researcher at heart (and through…

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7 Tips on How to Travel More

  • January 13, 2017

I often get asked how I am able to travel so much with my son. Do you homeschool? Are you loaded? Is your travel free? All valid questions. Traveling with a family is difficult once children are in school and have…

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Tips to Celebrate Holi in India

  • March 21, 2016

One of our all time favorite holidays in India is the Festival of Colors, better known as Holi. After 9 years of celebrating it in the streets of India (and 4 in Los Angeles), we have become experts on how…

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My Top 7 Travel Essentials

  • October 6, 2015

As I began packing for my next trip I realized that I have a few essentials that go with me regardless of my destination. Many of these items, in some form, have been coming with me for the last 15 years!…

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Tips on Traveling with Other Families

  • August 3, 2015

We recently returned from our yearly joint family summer trip. Three children. Five adults. Three Generations. I have to admit I was a bit nervous about our trip this year. Last year we stayed in the gorgeous Yosemite Valley for 4 days. Short and sweet. It was…

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How to Fly with Spirit Airlines

  • May 14, 2015

I have survived my first Spirit flight! And you know what, it wasn't so bad. Flying Spirit is not for everyone, but for the budget conscious it is fantastic option. Without the low fares available on Spirit Airlines, it would not have…

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Insider’s Guide: Best Shopping in Mumbai

  • April 15, 2015

The Insider's Guide to Mumbai series is loaded with information to help you visit and explore this expansive and vibrant city like a local. After living as an expat for so many years, I found that to really get to know a…

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Insider’s Guide: Top Restaurants in Mumbai

  • January 21, 2015

The Insider's Guide to Mumbai series is loaded with information to help you visit and explore this expansive and vibrant city like a local. After living as an expat for so many years, I found that to really get to know a…

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What are kid friendly destinations?

  • December 24, 2014

One of my fellow family travel bloggers posted a question on their Facebook page a while back asking where people thought of when they thought of kid friendly destinations. My initial response was Costa Rica, mostly because we were in the…

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Travelling to India with Kids

  • November 21, 2014

Travel to India without children seems daunting to most people, much less with small kids in tow. However, traveling to India with kids can be a rich and rewarding experience for the entire family. Yes, it can be difficult, but…

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