Travel

11 Cool Facts About Easter Island’s Moai Statues

The mystery surrounding Easter Island’s massive Moai statues is what brings most visitors.  There are many theories, but the real facts about the Moai are only known by Rapa Nui locals. It’s still unknown today exactly why these giant heads and faces were carved, or how these massive statues were transported around the island. Here are some really interesting and cool Moai…

5 Reasons to Visit Easter Island With Kids

We knew visiting the Moai sites on Easter Island would be breathtaking, however, seeing them in person was truly a spiritual experience…

Swimming with Sharks and Sting Rays in Moorea, Tahiti

Discover the untouched beauty of Moorea with kids. It’s the hidden gem of French Polynesia. It’s a simply stunning island near Tahiti… Visit with your kids, swim with sharks, and feed some stingrays, too…

Christ the Redeemer: Five Interesting Facts

Christ the Redeemer is on the bucket list of many travelers, and some might find it daunting to visit with small children…. nope, not us, we didn’t think twice about taking our traveling circus to see this sacred statue. Here are some interesting facts about Christ the Redeemer…

Visit the Taj Mahal With Kids, It’s Life-Changing!

We arrived in Delhi to incredible humid heat, crowds, and thick dust. June is the low season to visit Asia, and the front end of monsoon season, but we barely saw rain at all…

Five Travel Books That Won’t Disappoint

These books are practically falling apart at my house, and have been read many times over as we dream, plan, and long for our next family adventure.  Hopefully this list will inspire you to plan an adventure of your own…

10 Reasons to Visit Bhutan with Kids

10 reasons to visit Bhutan with kids. We took the scariest flight we have ever taken from Kathmandu into Paro, Bhutan.
We immediately realized Bhutan was a very special place with it’s amazing topography of mountains, forests, rivers, clean air and small population.
Bhutan is the last Himalayan Buddhist kingdom and is sequestered at 2,000m above sea level, has 73% forest cover and…

World’s Scariest Airport: Paro, Bhutan

I was less than thrilled to board a tiny prop plane for our 45 minute flight from Kathmandu to Paro, the international airport of the Kingdom of Bhutan. Drukair operates in an alpine environment with a small fleet, and delays often occur due to weather or other operational issues…

6 Ways to Create Global Children

For better or worse (especially in this political climate) the citizens of the world have formed opinions on US citizens.  Our message to our children is simple. They are ambassadors for the United States. They must behave in a way that makes your country proud…

Should You Buy Family Travel Insurance for Your Next Trip?

When should you purchase travel insurance for a family trip, and when do you not really need travel insurance? Let’s consider both options for trips and family vacations…