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The Most Important Item in Our Toiletry Bag

The Most Important Item in Our Toiletry Bag

There is always one item I check, double check and triple check for when packing our toiletry bags. Toothbrush? Nope. Toothpaste? Wrong again. It’s coconut oil.¬†Coconut Oil?! Yes. Without a doubt, this is the single most important thing in my toiletry bag when traveling with […]

CLEAR: An Answer to Airport Security

CLEAR: An Answer to Airport Security

Airport security. Just the thought of it can send a shudder down some travelers’ spines. Immediately your mind imagines long lines where you shuffle through like cattle anxiously checking your watch to make sure you aren’t going to miss your flight. Add in traveling with […]

5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Love the Outdoors

5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Love the Outdoors

How to help kids love the outdoors? Really? We actually live in a moment in time where it is necessary to share tips on this topic. Which is crazy! I grew up roaming the neighborhood with my buddies on bike or foot, while exploring and […]

How We Come Up with Vacation Ideas

How We Come Up with Vacation Ideas

How do we, a travel loving family, come up with vacation ideas? I will say, it is one thing to actually¬†go on vacation. It is another thing entirely to come up with vacation ideas. Since we prefer to go to locations that aren’t super popular, […]

How to Plan Travel With Kids

How to Plan Travel With Kids

Planning a trip is almost as awesome as being on a trip. Or is that just me? As we work to raise 3 little adventurers with a respect and appreciation for global travel, we try to involve our kids in all of our trip planning […]

The Post-Travel Blues in Kids

The Post-Travel Blues in Kids

One minute we’re having the time of our lives on vacation, exploring new places, tasting new foods, attempting to learn a new language. And then the next minute, we’re back at home, back to work, back to school, back to “normal.” It hits me just […]