travelplanning

Top Ten Family Travel Tips

I’ve been traveling over 45 years. 26 years with hot hubby, and almost 18 years as a family. We’ve visited six continents and over 50 countries. I feel pretty confident we’ve learned some core travel tips along the way…

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…

Visit Hong Kong With Kids in 48 Hours

Hong Kong is a mixture of old and new, east and west. It is a fascinating city with delicious dim sum, floating islands, and an incredible skyline. Only have 2 days to spend in Hong Kong on a layover? Here are the 5 best things to do in Hong Kong with kids if you only have 48 hours…

10 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 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 from our very knowledgeable Rapa Nui guide when we visited Easter Island (the…

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…

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…