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Covid-19 Pandemic: One Year Later

A year ago we all watched with horror as we came to grips with our new reality: the world was dealing with a deadly pandemic. Every single person across the globe has been impacted and suffered in some fashion; this pandemic has changed pretty much everything.
Our college freshman packed up his dorm with 24 hours notice and flew cross country to shelter at &hellip…

Up at the O2: Climb The O2 Arena in London!

We were excited to have the opportunity to tick something off of our London Bucket List… we were going to climb ‘Up at the O2.’ The O2 Arena is the 9th largest building in the world and hosts mega concerts and events…

7 Reasons To Visit Cairo With Kids Now

Traveling Cairo with kids is a safe and unforgettable adventure, and blends ancient history with modern vibrancy. Cairo is safe for kids, and a top destination for families seeking a mix of educational and thrilling experiences. From the awe-inspiring Pyramids of Giza to the rich culinary delights and bustling markets, exploring Cairo is a must for your next holiday…

Top 5 Reasons To Visit Lhasa, Tibet with Kids

Tibet is one of the most interesting places we have ever visited.  We have all seen the oppression from the Chinese government on TV, but to see and witness it first hand was fascinating, if not a little unsettling…

The Best Reasons to Camp In The Sahara Desert With Kids

Trekking to a camp site in the middle of the Sahara Desert via camel, and sleeping in a tent under the milky way in the dead silence,  was one of the most memorable and magical experiences ever.  Definitely the highlight of our Morocco trip and was literally the stuff movies and dreams are made of…

The Best Things To Do In Delhi, India With Kids

We visited Delhi with kids for the final leg of our summer 2017 adventure in Nepal and Bhutan. It felt as though we’d been on the road for ages, yet we were all eager to see what Delhi had to offer. We checked into the hotel and walked around the local neighborhood looking for food (see a pattern here)!

The Magic of Tuk-Tuks…

Shark Diving in Cape Town: 11 Things to Know

We debated shark cage diving for an upcoming South Africa trip. The boys desperately wanted to do it, and the mom voice in my head said ‘are you f-ing crazy?!?’ Regardless, at our family meeting, I was outvoted and we had shark cage diving as a line item on our South African itinerary.  Read what happened…

5 Things to Do after a Cancer Diagnosis

1.  Get multiple opinions and choose your breast surgeon wisely
When I received my cancer diagnosis, I needed to quickly find a breast surgeon and reconstructive surgeon. I reached out to friends who had traveled this journey, friends in the medical industry, and of course the internet. I felt fortunate to live in a city with some of the best medical care in … Read…

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 were carved, or how these massive stones were transported around the island. Here are some really interesting Moai facts we learned…

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…