Travel

A Beautiful Surprise!

A Beautiful Surprise!

One of my favorite things about starting this blog has been all the amazing people I’ve met as a result. I’ve met writers and travelers from all around the world! Recently, I met Sabrina. She writes the blog Keya’s World Her beautifully illustrated blog gives […]

Is an Alaskan Cruise Suitable for Children?

Is an Alaskan Cruise Suitable for Children?

We recently took a family cruise to Alaska. And by family – I mean that we included our little one. We are veteran cruisers, and so is our daughter. I think she’s up to 4 cruises in 4 years. But Alaska? Is an Alaskan cruise […]

My Favorite Travel Books for Kids

My Favorite Travel Books for Kids

I have a soft spot for well-written children’s books. Add to that my family’s love of travel, and suffice it to say we have quite the collection of travel books for kids. My favorite time of day is when we settle in for story time. […]

You Might Suffer From Wanderlust If….

You Might Suffer From Wanderlust If….

Did you know there’s an official wanderlust gene? Crazy, right? While that’s super cool and all, most of us that suffer from wanderlust already know it and we don’t need to get our genes tested. If you’re thinking you might suffer from wanderlust but don’t […]

Day Trip to Berlin, Ohio – A Quick Adventure

Day Trip to Berlin, Ohio – A Quick Adventure

Sometimes in between our big adventures, my family starts to get restless. We just love to travel so much that it’s hard to wait. Enter: Day trips!┬áThese quick little adventures are just the thing to keep us from going nuts. We still get to explore […]

No More Buying Souvenirs – Here’s What I Do Instead

No More Buying Souvenirs – Here’s What I Do Instead

I’ve never really been a “souvenirs” person. To be honest, I’ve never really been a “buying crap” type of person. I’m just not interested. Please don’t take it personally if I don’t bring you back something from my trip. It’s not you. It’s me. There […]

What a $5 Bill Taught Me About Love

What a $5 Bill Taught Me About Love

We had been on the road in South East Asia for several weeks. Our travels had taken us through Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and we had just arrived in Thailand. Unemployed and without any desire to return home, we were trying our best to make […]

5 Tips to Eat Cheap While Traveling

5 Tips to Eat Cheap While Traveling

I love to travel and I love to eat good food all over the world. In fact, I really believe that food is one of the best ways to experience the culture in another country. Eating breakfast in Ireland is quite different than eating breakfast […]

Thirsty Thursday: A Lesson in Travel Budgeting

Thirsty Thursday: A Lesson in Travel Budgeting

My husband and I are often asked how we can afford to travel. We’re usually asked if we’re independently wealthy (haha, nope) or if our families help fund our trips (no). The easy answer is that we’ve made traveling a priority, so we don’t stop […]

Portland – A Foodie’s Guide

Portland – A Foodie’s Guide

It’s no surprise to anyone that I’m a huge foodie. Eating good food is my calling. And my purpose in life. Luckily, my husband and I just got back from a glorious 4 days in beautiful (surprisingly sunny!?) Portland. We were there officially for “work” […]