Learning Local Culture: Activities for Kids Abroad

Learning Local Culture: Activities for Kids Abroad I had the pleasure of appearing on Multicultural Kid Blogs to talk about how we incorporate cultural learning while homeschooling overseas. You can read the article HERE. Their site is loaded with resources on: Raising global citizens Information on holidays around...

A Digital Nomad Adventure: Traveling with Hacker Paradise

A Digital Nomad Adventure: Traveling with Hacker Paradise Guest Post by Nick McCrea On a two-week assignment to the up-and-coming Vietnamese town of Da Nang, amid sunshine, sand, waves, and the Vietnamese people, I’ll be working from my laptop alongside a ragtag group of roaming geeks that calls itself Hacker Paradise....

10 Tips for Travelers Headed to the Olympics in Brazil

10 Tips for Travelers Headed to the Olympics in Brazil   1. Visa – You’re in luck. The visa process to enter Brazil isn’t easy, fast, or cheap. If you’re traveling with children, it will be even more complicated. Visas must be obtained through the Brazilian consulate designated for the region in which you live....

Every Mother’s Guide to Piranha Fishing in the Amazon

Every Mother’s Guide to Piranha Fishing in the Amazon Step 1: Erase all preconceived notions of piranha. Yes, their teeth are sharp. Yes, they enjoy their meaty snacks. But the species of piranha discussed here are not the type to be obtained by dipping cow entrails into the water and then flinging a dozen fish to shore....

Brazilian Romeo & Juliet

Brazilian Romeo & Juliet “We’re going to try a Brazilian dish tonight.” “Does it involve meat?” my husband asked hopefully. “Is it a big, awesome, meaty stew that will leave me in a food coma?” “No, it’s vegetarian. And it’s really...

Why Learning a Language Should Be on Your Bucket List

Why Learning a Language Should Be on Your Bucket List   I’m currently studying Portuguese. It’s hard. The linguistic capabilities of my youth (at one point considerable – I was a Modern Languages and Linguistics major with an emphasis on Russian) have faded. I first fell in love with Russian and...