Tag: family travel

Sri Lanka with a Baby

Sri Lanka with a Baby

Our family trip to Sri Lanka was quite an adventure, as well as an affirming experience that we could still explore the world with a baby.

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 […]

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 […]

Breakfast with Orangutans at Singapore Zoo

Breakfast with Orangutans at Singapore Zoo

Breakfast with Orangutans Breakfast with orangutans? You’ve got to be kidding, right? Nope. Singapore Zoo offers this rather amazing opportunity most mornings. The breakfast is also awesome. What am I going on about? When Our Traveling Zoo went to Singapore a few days ago we […]

Christmas Break in South Africa

Christmas Break in South Africa

For years, African countries were not on our radar, not even in the top ten, really. Little did we know that our Christmas break in South Africa would become our most talked about, most recommended, most memorable vacation. As it often happens, it was meeting […]

Jordan with a Toddler

Jordan with a Toddler

Should you go to Jordan with a toddler? Yes, you should. There is so much to do!