We never intended to stay in Santa Cruz, California long before pushing on, back to our travel life. We’re just making a fuel stop, we told ourselves and anyone who asked. We needed one or two years to put money back in the bank, take a break from homeschooling our kids, and rest from our […]
Re-entry to whatever you used to call home after years of world travel can be a bitch. There’s no better way to deal with the experience than to just rip it off like a bandaid and hope the wound underneath doesn’t re-rip too.
After spending the last year and a half in Southeast Asia, and also Europe (mostly France), our recent return to the U.S. felt… strange. We recognized this feeling, this sense of disorientation, as mild culture shock, which, I might point out, had nothing to do with the fact that we happened to arrive when a […]
The French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe are not a tourism-focused, party destination, which is one reason they’re great for families, especially active families. Instead of all-night dance clubs or riding jet skis (which are hard to find outside a handful of high-end resorts), you’ll get a much more authentic experience!
Where did we go in 2016? Mostly Southeast Asia. And then Switzerland and France, with a little Spain and England thrown in. And we had plenty of adventures along the way, from kayaking on the UNESCO World Heritage site of Halong Bay to visiting an orphanage in Vung Tau to taking surf lessons in Bali!!