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7 Documents You Need When Traveling Abroad

  • September 17, 2019

Planning a trip abroad requires you to considering many things, including what documents you will need when traveling. Travelling abroad requires packing all kinds of items – including certain important documents. Without some of these documents, you may not be…

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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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Hiking with Kids: Tips to Keep Them Moving

  • January 11, 2018

Before moving to Los Angeles, hiking wasn't on our regular rotation of things to do. However, we quickly learned that it was *the* thing to do in LA. With limited funds and a desire to explore as much of this…

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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: 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 Survive the Rickshaw Run

  • June 2, 2016

You've done it, you have taken the plunge and signed up for the Rickshaw Run. Congratulations! It will be the best adventure of your life, I promise.  But it won't always be easy! The Rickshaw Run is adventure travel on steroids.…

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Family Date Night at the Hollywood Bowl

  • September 9, 2015

Looking for a fun family date night? Look no further than the Hollywood Bowl. We finally made a visit to this iconic Los Angeles venue only to realize what a great date night this is for the entire family. We…

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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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Family Fun at Xcaret in the Riviera Maya

  • June 9, 2015

One of our most memorable days during our visit to the Riviera Maya region of Mexico was our last minute trip to Xcaret (ish-car-et). Skeptical, but lured in by the advertisements, we weren't sure how we felt about spending our last day at a cheesy Disneyeque…

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Tips on Camping with Kids

  • May 26, 2015

People say that you cannot go camping with small kids. That it will be a nightmare. It's dangerous. No one will sleep. Yes, I won't lie, camping with kids is more challenging than without children, but if you plan accordingly, take your time…

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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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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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10 Top Tips on 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,…

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