I Don’t Speak Turner

I Don’t Speak Turner “I can’t wait to see Balboa!” My in-laws announced this often in the months leading up to our trip to Spain. They meant Bilbao, but the cultural influence of Rocky combined with their (ahem) creative use of language always won out. I try to learn as much of the...

5 Great Tips for Taking Kids Abroad

5 Great Tips for Taking Kids Abroad Guest post by Susie Thompson, Mum of 4, who loves to travel with her kids.   Travelling with children isn’t always the easiest of experiences. While holidays away are an excellent means of relaxing and relieving the stress of daily life, having the wee ones come along...

10 Awesome Things About Visiting Todos Santos with Kids

10 Awesome Things About Visiting Todos Santos with Kids Todos Santos, BCS, Mexico. The sunrises here do not suck.  #1 Taco Stands Feeding a family of four for under ten bucks is pretty darn cool. Don’t be afraid to try all the taco stands in town. Each will have its own specialty (pescado, pastor, camarón, carnitas,...

10 Ways to Save Money While Traveling Long Term

10 Ways to Save Money While Traveling Long Term We spent two nights at the Casarão Verde Hostel in Itacaré, Brazil.  1. Peanut butter & jelly. Some people would rather ham and cheese it, but I’ll take pb&j any day. Add in an apple and you’re all set. The point is, when you’re on the road...

Home Exchange Like a Pro

Home Exchange Like a Pro My husband and I have used HomeExchange for a few years now. It’s a platform where homeowners pay an annual membership to create a profile of their home and share it with likeminded homeowners around the world. It allows us to connect with people across the...

Summer Fun in Idaho: 6 Ways to Master the Staycation

Summer Fun in Idaho: 6 Ways to Master the Staycation   Last summer I wrote about Boise’s Best Family Staycation. We’ve been itching for warm weather just to repeat the experience and temperatures last week reached the triple digits, so over the weekend we returned to the The Riverside Hotel to kick off the summer....