Behaving Badly Abroad

Behaving Badly Abroad I’m certainly not shy when it comes to calling out bad travelers. What follows is a section from an early draft of Vagabonding with Kids: Spain. This took place at a flamenco show: Also, you should not read this if you have sensitivity to language. Because it’s about...

Prague Calling

Prague Calling Of all the places we’ve visited, Prague is the city to which I’d most like to return. We were working in London on a movie set and had two weeks of vacation over Christmas and the New Year. We spent the first week traveling in Italy. During the second week, we met up...

Fear & Its Cousin, Moral Irresponsibility

Fear & Its Cousin, Moral Irresponsibility São Paulo in the middle of the day, I held six-year-old Ivy’s hand while Mike walked up ahead with eight-year-old Emilia in bright sunshine and heavy heat. A man dressed in suit and tie walked toward us on the sidewalk. As he neared, I noticed something on his...

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 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...