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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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Where to Eat in Cape Town with Kids

  • April 18, 2016

One of the most stressful parts of travel for me is figuring out where to eat. Somehow I manage to research and plan most aspects of our travel, always forgetting to look at food options. However when you travel with…

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Family Day Trip to Muir Woods

  • April 4, 2016

The Bay Area is one of my favorite places on earth. Not just because I lived there for almost a decade, but because no matter where you turn you are surrounded by so much beauty. The abundance of beautiful scenery,…

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Where to Stay in Cape Town with Kids

  • March 17, 2016

Cape Town is one of the most spectacular cities I have visited in my many years of travel. From its picturesque beaches, abundance of outdoor activities and vibrant local culture, Cape Town offers something for everyone. Kids especially will love taking a cable…

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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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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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Planning a Trip to South Africa with Kids

  • January 28, 2016

This year is my 40th/10th (leap day baby) birthday. I decided I wanted something epic. For years the plan had been to go to Tibet to chill with the monks, but with the addition of a child on the scene,…

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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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Year in Review | 2015 Summary

  • January 3, 2016

I've been slow to do my year in review post. Instead I took the holidays off to just *be* with my family and not worry about writing or visiting places that I would later have to write about. It was…

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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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Hotel Review: Koro Sun Resort & Rainforest Spa

  • November 9, 2015

Fiji is a destination that people dream of visiting, often that dream persists for much of their life mainly due to the perceptions that Fiji is solely a honeymoon destination or one for people who have a lot of money. On…

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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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Fiji…Finally

  • October 1, 2015

Way back in March I told you about an upcoming trip to Fiji. After many months of organizing with several hotels, we have finalized everything and are just days away from going! It's been a long process where at times…

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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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Grand Canyon in the Summer: How to Beat the Heat

  • August 6, 2015

One of America's greatest natural wonders is the Grand Canyon in Arizona. This dazzling canyon plunging 5000 feet deep is almost impossible to grasp. It is one of the few landmarks visible from space. Standing on the edge offers vistas…

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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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