Perhaps living in the camper is easy because we spend so little time there. The US camper part of our trip is quickly coming to a close (although we have one camper month at the end of the Adventure Year, more about that later). Before we left, we paired down the stuff we were bringing … Continue reading Minimalism – Or How We Lived in 270 Square Feet with Five People for Six Months
It's fun to keep track of our world schooling activities. I keep a simple list from our trip of activities that are educational in some way or another for the kids. I was scrolling and scrolling to the bottom the other day and realized it's getting pretty long. And since I haven't posted in a … Continue reading World Schooling – On the Road
Following the winery road from vineyard to vineyard, talking and relaxing with friends... That is how I remember my prior visits to Napa. But Napa with kids can be tough. The winery road is not so accommodating to those only old enough for grape juice. And the patience of kids wears thin listening to adults … Continue reading Napa with Kids
Creating a travel plan for a big trip can be a bit daunting. Here are a few key considerations for planning a long trip.
Only have one day to visit Yosemite? Well, Yosemite is so spectacular, you can see a lot in one day! Here's an overview for visiting Yosemite Valley in a day.
Sandy beaches, golden hills, great weather. "21 Miles of Scenic Beauty" as the signs say. And there are a ton of fun activities. Malibu’s a fabulous vacation town during the summer. We just ended a three week stay in Malibu as the first major stop of our year long trip. Having visited family in the … Continue reading Malibu Edition – Family Favorites
From Steamboat Springs, we headed towards California with a brief stop at Zion National Park. The first of many National Parks on our itinerary, this is an amazing stop in the desert. While the days have huge lines for the buses into the park, we went after five, and were able to find a parking … Continue reading From the Mountains to the Ocean: Malibu, Malibu, Malibu
Hot springs are one of the best things about Colorado and one of our favorite destinations. The hot springs plus the awe-inspiring mountains can't be beat. The first stop on our year-long adventure brought us to the Steamboat Springs area in northern Colorado to decompress from the stress of pre-travel preparation. Steamboat Springs is a … Continue reading First Stop: Steamboat Springs!
What is our plan? Take a family adventure year - half of the time RVing across America and the rest traveling to ten different countries air bnb style. A family with three elementary school aged children. Travel, explore, hike, swim, camp in national parks, see government in action, experience history at Ellis Island, visit castles … Continue reading You’re doing whhhaatt??