Category: Budget Travel

Northern Michigan Itinerary for a Family on a Budget

Northern Michigan Itinerary for a Family on a Budget

Everyone who visits northern Michigan goes to Mackinac Island. But Mackinac Island is an expensive place and kitschy, too. So what can you do in Northern Michigan that’s both budget friendly and not hokey? We consulted our friends Jody and Megan Terrell at Wallhanger Photography, […]

Singapore on a Budget

Singapore on a Budget

Singapore on a budget–is it possible? What about Singapore with a family on a budget? Why yes. Let us tell you how we managed a budget and family-friendly Singapore trip. First of all, though, we want to say that Singapore was easily our favorite city […]

Visiting Kazan: Russia’s Third City

Visiting Kazan: Russia’s Third City

Kazan If you’re a FIFA fan, you know that Russia hosted this year’s World Cup. The games were held in eleven cities, including Moscow and St. Petersburg. Those big cities are deservedly renowned for their significance, and they are the places most folks visiting Russia go. […]

Cheap Travel Hacks: Travel on a Budget

Cheap Travel Hacks: Travel on a Budget

Travel Hacks: A Little Background We were invited to speak about our travels at Pei Chun High School in southern Malaysia while we visited that splendidly diverse country. That was great fun. We brought the entire Traveling Zoo and visited seven different classes, sharing our […]

Jordan with a Toddler

Jordan with a Toddler

From our very first days of living in the Middle East, we knew we absolutely had to visit Jordan sooner or later. Shon longed to go to Petra ever since he watched Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade as a child. He couldn’t believe that the […]

Budget Hong Kong with Kids

Budget Hong Kong with Kids

“Budget” is not a word one associates with Hong Kong. This city is anything but! Still, we were lucky enough to spend a week there over fall break. It was largely made possible thanks to a friend who kindly allowed us to stay at her […]