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Cairo: 7 Reasons To Visit Now

Cairo has been on our travel bucket list for years, but the timing was never right. The instability of the 2011 and 2013 revolutions felt too unpredictable and dangerous to take our young children. Egypt received ample negative publicity since 2011, but despite the turbulent past, we were excited to stop in Cairo on our 2018 trip to the Middle East and take in the…

10 Best Places to Travel in 2019

People ALWAYS ask us what is the best place to travel. And our answer is always the same. Travel is so subjective. Each trip is so different, and it’s hard to compare a city destination with an adventure destination with a wonder of the world. Here are 10 places that blew our mind. I’d strongly recommend you try to carve out the time…

Petra: Five Reasons to Visit Now

Petra has been on our bucket list for years, but the timing never seemed quite right. There’s NO doubt in our minds why Petra is considered one of the seven wonders of the modern world after our recent visit!  We loved Petra! The pictures do not do it justice. Gorgeous. Impressive. I could go on and on. The site is much bigger than…

Christmas Eve in Bethlehem

I’m going to go out on a limb here, and say everyone knows Jesus was born in Bethlehem on December 25th.  Regardless of your beliefs, religion and culture, this sacred place is the essence of Christmas. Since we’d be in Israel in December, we knew we had to experience this ‘bucket-list’ moment and head to Manger Square for…

9 Reasons Moms Love Summer Break

School’s (almost) out for summer!  (queue Alice Cooper!)  Hallelujah… we made it to summer break people!  We lived through another school year filled with endless projects, homework, test prep, morning madness, and don’t get me started on those lunches we lovingly packed every freaking day for our sweet angels.  Our teachers are tired after months of field trips, testing, projects…

5 Things To Do In Barcelona With Kids

We love Spain!  We love the culture, the language, the architecture, the food, the wine, the siestas…. I could go in forever.  You get the point… Spain rocks! Here are our favorite things to do in Barcelona in no particular order…

5 Things To Do In Ho Chi Minh City with Kids

We couldn’t wait to visit Ho Chi Minh City ,Vietnam.  There’s the food obvi, but the vast differences in culture in the different cities were so interesting to us, and it was our first time visiting a communist country. Oh and did I mention the currency is called the Dong?  We may have had many juvenile conversations asking for more &#8216…

7 Reasons Chile Should Be On Your Travel List

Chile is unlike any other country we have visited in South America. We flew into Santiago and had three full days to explore before flying onto Easter Island.   Read why it ought to be next on your travel wishlist…

10 Reasons Iguazu Falls Should Be On Your Bucket List

Iguazu Falls are unlike any other waterfall on earth, and straddle the Argentinean and Brazilian border.  Read more to see why Iguazu Falls should be on your bucket list…

Tips For Camping 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…