Category: Travel with Children

Can I Travel with Kids?

Can I Travel with Kids?

“Can I travel with kids?” You’d be amazed how often people ask this question! Of course you can travel with kids! You can travel with big kids, and you can travel with small kids. At this point, ours, both under six, have been to almost […]

Keeping a Routine While Traveling with Kids

Keeping a Routine While Traveling with Kids

Part of the fun of traveling is that you get to leave your routines behind, right? Well, that maybe true to an extent. However, since we travel with our kids, we find that keeping a routine while traveling with kids is vital. Knowing which aspects […]

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, […]

Family Hitchhiking in Malaysia: A True Story

Family Hitchhiking in Malaysia: A True Story

It’s February 2018. The depths of winter; the coldest month of the year. In Russia, we’d have been bundling up in layer after layer to stay warm. In Utah, we’d have been scraping ice off the Volvo windshield before we could go anywhere. In the […]

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 […]

Legoland Malaysia with Young Kids: 2018 Review

Legoland Malaysia with Young Kids: 2018 Review

Have you been to a Legoland theme park? We’d always heard great things about these theme parks, so when we were in Malaysia during February, we decided to go. Here’s what we learned about visiting Legoland Malaysia with young kids. Practical Info about Legoland Malaysia […]

Toddlers on a Speedboat: Touring the Mekong Delta

Toddlers on a Speedboat: Touring the Mekong Delta

Ho Chi Minh City is a really fun place to visit for a short time. It is vibrant–there is an unceasing flow of mopeds and scooters, for example, and much of the city’s seemingly haphazard development gives rise to a huge variety of places to […]

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. […]

Alpine Russia: The Caucasus

Alpine Russia: The Caucasus

Everyone knows about Russia. It’s a massive country with the kind of climate that would freeze fire, if that were possible. You probably know Jenia originally hails from Russia. When I, Shon, was offered a teaching job there in 2015, I took it, thinking it […]

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 […]