A 3-Day Itinerary for Charleston, South Carolina
If southern charm, historical sites, and great food sound like the perfect recipe for a spectacular weekend, then look no further than Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston has everything you're looking for, whether you're planning a family outing or a girls' weekend.

Back-to-School Tips for Remote Learning
Remote learning may not be everyone's ideal way to spend a school year, but these ten tips can help you and your family have success!

Middleton Place Plantation, South Carolina - A Guide to Visiting
Middleton Place is a plantation in Dorchester County in the state of South Carolina. It is located approximately 15 miles from Charleston. This guide for visiting, highlights eight different points of interest and how much time is needed to enjoy this beautiful historical landmark.

San Diego E-Bike Tour
Come along on our 3-Day, 60-Mile tour of San Diego County. We enjoyed perfect weather, spectacular scenery, tasty food, and a good time traveling with friends. In three days, we explored more than ten coastal communities in San Diego county by cycling about 20 miles each day. The route is a combination of bike-only paths, designated bike lanes, and some travel on regular streets with cars. In this post, I'll share the details of our trip and also provide a few tips on what we learned.

Books that Inspire Travel
Books have a way of transporting us to places far and away. You and I have experienced this magic, and our kids can too. Even if travel isn’t on your horizon at the moment, the following books make great choices for summer reading. These are our favorites and we hope you’ll enjoy them too!

Three Things About Homeschool I Wish I Knew in the Beginning
In 10+ years of homeschooling, we've learned a lot about ourselves, each other, what works and what doesn't. Of course, every family embarking to home educate will have to discover these things for themselves. Finding your rhythm is key to success. Listen to your heart, love your kids well and find joy in the simple.

Stuck at Home? Check out These Ten Ideas to Keep the Kids (and Adults) in Your House Engaged
So, you’re stuck at home. You’re not alone. Due to the COVID-19, it is estimated that millions worldwide are in the same position. And that number is growing daily. We live in southern California and in just a seven-day window, we’ve gone from life as normal - to life as anything but normal. We are practicing social distancing and our family of five is waiting it out like everyone else.

Paradise in the Dominican Republic: The Samana Peninsula
The Samana Peninsula is one of the Dominican Republic's best-kept secrets. After several visits to this Caribbean island, we finally made our way to the Samana Peninsula and fell in love with its incredible beaches and lush tropical interior. This part of the country feels more Caribbean to me than any other, with brightly colored houses, and charming little villages.

Explore the North Coast of the Dominican Republic
When people think of the Dominican Republic, they often think of enormous all-inclusive resorts or budget travel. At least, that’s what I thought. That has all changed. This past year our family got to experience this Caribbean destination and it surprised us in many ways. Best of all, we loved it!

How to Spend 3 Days in Nashville, TN - A Girls' Trip
There is nothing better than a trip away with a group of girlfriends. If you are looking for a getaway that includes a combination of history, music, and good food … then consider Nashville as the perfect destination.

A New Way of Surfing in Port Stephens, NSW Australia
If you’re an adrenaline junkie or just like to experience unique activities when traveling, then sand surfing is for you. Find out the history of this sport, where it's popular in the world, and how our family enjoyed our experience while visiting Australia.

5 Things your Family will Love About TreeTop Adventures in NSW, Australia
If your kids like to climb trees or swing like Tarzan, then you've got to check out the fun at TreeTop Adventure Parks in New South Wales, Australia. Whether it's climbing, zip lining or trying out their fast sky coaster, families will not run out things to do.

A First-timer's Trip to Australia; Sydney, the Whitsundays and the Central Coast
Australia stole our hearts. Read about our 12 day itinerary including the amazing flight deal we found and how we chose where we would spend our time. We barely scratched the surface, but love what we were able to see and are already imagining another visit down under.

Five Best Luxury Beach Resorts for Families
Families love beaches. There's something special about salty toes, sand castles and sun-kissed faces. And when it comes to great family beach vacations, the only thing that makes it better, is a great resort! Keep reading to find out which five luxury beach resorts made our list.

10 Things You Should Know About The Brando Resort in Tetiaroa
The Brando Resort is one of the most luxurious places on the planet, not to mention in all of French Polynesia. From private bungalows on half-acre lots to an almost 100% energy efficient property, this place is one-of-a-kind. Read about our experience at The Brando and 10 things anyone who is considering a visit should know.

Our EDventures 2018 – A World of Learning!
Oh what a year it's been! After exploring six states and eight countries, we've thoroughly enjoyed our travels this year and learned quite a bit too. Did you know that a gulet is a boat and sea cucumbers don't have brains? Keep reading to find out what else we learned.

Rainforest Adventures in St. Lucia
If you and your travel buddies are looking for something fun to do in St. Lucia, then look no further than the highly rated Rainforest Adventure. Our family of 6 just enjoyed every minute of this day!

Our Day In Dingle, Ireland
The Dingle Peninsula is located on the southwest coast of Ireland and a must-see on any tour of Ireland. We've just returned home, find out what we did, where we ate and where we stayed.

Thinking of a Boat Vacation in Croatia? Read This First!
If spending a week aboard a yacht in Croatia with your besties sounds like the trip for you, then keep reading to see how we planned ours.

Hotel Austria - Vienna
A Family-Friendly Option in the Center of Vienna. Hotel Austria is a perfect hotel for families or individuals who want to be in the center without all the noise or high prices.

Balboa Island in Newport Beach,California
Balboa Island in southern California is a great destination for people of any age. This small man-made island has historical charm, beautiful cottages and plenty of family-friendly activities.

An Icelandic Horse Experience - The Best of Iceland with Kids
A trip to Iceland is not complete without meeting Icelandic horses. We knew our trip to Iceland had to include meeting these unique and friendly creatures.

Carmel, Monterey & Big Sur - A Perfect 3-Day Itinerary
If you’ve been thinking about a weekend get-a-way to one of California's best destinations, then look no further than this 3-day itinerary celebrating the best that Carmel, Monterey, and Big Sur have.

French Polynesia on a Budget
After three visits to these beautiful islands in the South Pacific, I've got some money-saving tips I'd like to share. You might be surprised as the various ways you can save money and still visit FP.

Guide and Tips for Visiting Kauai's Na Pali Coast
The Na Pali Coast in Kauai is one of the most rugged and beautiful spots in the world. Seeing it aboard a luxury boat with a friendly crew and delicious lunch is the way to go!

On the Trail of William Tell in Switzerland
Our family visited the town of Altdorf, Switzerland to explore the folklore of William Tell. Read along to find out what sites we visited and what book inspired our trip.

A Day in Gettysburg with Kids
Oh, Gettysburg! How do you adequately prepare to visit one of the most important locations in all of American history?

5 Tips for Visiting an Art Museum with Kids
If you're like me, you love the idea of introducing your kids to fine art. But art museums aren't always an easy place to take kids. Find out what we've learned works well and keeps everyone happy.

Magic Castle Club & Hotel
Located in Hollywood, this private magic club with the family-friendly hotel next door is a treat for families who love the art of magic!

Aescher-Wildkirchli Berggasthaus with Kids
Hiking in Switzerland has to be one of the greatest things you can do! Come along on our family trek to Aescher-Wildkirchli Berggasthaus and find out how we spent our day hike.

Map Journal
Map Journals are a great way for kids to document their travels and get a better understanding of the places they are visiting.

Beach Vacation Packing List and Tips
So you’ve got a beach vacation on your mind! Perhaps you’re working on a packing list and deciding what to bring. Print out our free pdf packing sheet to help you get organized.

Hawaiian Island - Kauai
We just returned from the “Garden Island” and don’t tell the neighbors, but we have a new favorite! Between the laid-back vibe, to the lush landscape, Kauai exceeded our expectations in every way!

Riley's Farm - Living History Field Trips
Riley’s Farm is located in the apple growing foothills of historic Oak Glen in southern California. Although they offer many historical programs, our family participated in the Revolutionary War.

South Iceland - 7 Places Your Family Will Love!
The rugged landscape and diverse eco-systems of South Iceland stole our hearts. Find out what seven places my family loved and I know yours will too!

Joshua Tree National Park
Our family recently spent two days and one night in Joshua Tree and absolutely loved it! Find our where we stayed, which hike is best for families and what else we did with our time.