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A Family Vacation to Akumal, Mexico

A Family Vacation to Akumal, Mexico

As winter tightens its grasp across much of the United States, we are finding ourselves dreaming about a few days at the beach. One of our favorite places to travel as a family is Akumal, Mexico. Why Akumal? We much prefer the off the beaten […]

Tips for Surviving the Long Haul Family Road Trip

Tips for Surviving the Long Haul Family Road Trip

Oh, the holiday season. It brings out the best cookie recipes from friends and neighbors, but also the long and let’s be honest, sometimes dreaded road trip with your kids to visit family for the holidays. This holiday season, similar to many previous holidays, we […]

Holiday Gifts for Kids and Families Who Love to Travel

Holiday Gifts for Kids and Families Who Love to Travel

Love to travel? Have some kids on your holiday gift list that love to travel? You’ll love our suggestions for gifts for families who love to travel! We’ve curated this list over thousands of miles, countless plane rides and practical experiences traveling both domestically and […]

The Best Family Hostels in the Netherlands

The Best Family Hostels in the Netherlands

Hello, Stayokay! We found it! Without hesitation the best family hostel in the Netherlands is the Stayokay chain. Scratch that, right now…our all-time favorite overall hostels in Europe are Stayokays. There are twenty-two of these gems scattered throughout the Netherlands. Our first encounter with them […]

Free Activities: Family Art in Tacoma, Washington

Free Activities: Family Art in Tacoma, Washington

Why Art as a Family? We are living in a time when traditional schools are shifting to common core subjects like math and reading instead of a major focus on the arts. We are grateful for our daughters’ teachers who continue to share their love […]

Our Experience Biking in Killarney, Ireland with Kids

Our Experience Biking in Killarney, Ireland with Kids

One of Our Favorite Experiences: Biking in Killarney, Ireland with Kids When you have a few days to explore the Irish countryside with your kiddos, there are a few ways to go about it. When you’re in Killarney, Ireland you have a few very specific […]