Our family loves to travel, but there is no physical way we can take our children to all of the wonderful countries in the world to learn about their culture, food and people. That is why we started doing a monthly country study as part of our homeschooling program. This has proven to be our children’s favorite lessons throughout the month and, of course, their favorite part of the study is often when we try authentic native cuisine from the … Keep Reading!!!
For all of you travelers out there, you know that visiting the Mediterranean has so much to offer in terms of history, beauty and memories. Anyone looking for a European holiday packed with exciting culinary delights should visit Dubrovnik, Croatia this year where fresh Mediterranean seafood is always on the menu. Being right on the coast of the stunning Adriatic, Dubrovnik is an absolute haven for seafood lovers. Here is our pick of the 3 best places to eat seafood … Keep Reading!!!
Heather and I had three days to acclimate to the 9 hour time change and we decided to spend that time in Cape Town.
After roughly 3 solid hours of radiant sunshine, the clouds took over and we quickly realized we left the start of a beautiful California Summer for a drizzly African winter. Or as Heather put it, she left the Bay Area for the San Francisco of the southern … Keep Reading!!!
May kicks off road trip season for our family and many others. Schools are about to let out for the summer and the weather is starting to get warm and stay warm across the country. Since it is Mother’s Day, we start out from So Cal and drive up to the Bay Area to visit family. However, it wasn’t too long ago that I was making this trip with my own parents and doing the exact trip in reverse with … Keep Reading!!!
Precious few have heard of it, fewer still know where it is and you’ll be forgiven for not knowing its 7,000 years of fascinating history. That makes the visitors who do reach this stunning archipelago some 60 miles south of Sicily extremely lucky. For despite stiff competition on the beauty stakes from many other Mediterranean islands (and there are quite a few), none blend that unique beauty with such character, style and intrigue.
My husband and I traveled to Maui, Hawaii to celebrate our 15th wedding anniversary. And I’m a ginger. What I’m about to share, may be helpful to 2% of the human population (the current estimations of the surviving ginger species) as well as anyone else who is fair skinned, or anyone who has just been cast as a vampire in a movie, and has been told by the director to stay out of the sun.
There are a few tools … Keep Reading!!!
Written by Nikki Waring, your resident Canadian
Canada is a beautiful country full of hidden gems, not just polar bears and igloos. When I sat down to write this article I compiled a list of some of my favourite parts of Canada that are slightly lesser known to foreign travellers.
Banff National Park, Alberta
This National Park, at the foot of the Rocky mountains is home to glaciers, ice fields, and beautiful forests. Most famous of all is Lake … Keep Reading!!!
Breastfeeding moms in Brazil’s largest city have just received a boost in support from lawmakers. The city of Sao Paulo, Brazil have approved a new law that will prohibit businesses from stopping public breastfeeding. Once the mayor signs off on the bill, which is expected to happen in the next few weeks, anyone who violates this new law will be fined 500 Rs (Approximately $150 USD). All public and private institutions and businesses will be held to this new standard.… Keep Reading!!!
Image and text by Nikki Waring.
We’ve all been there: our kid looks adorable, we take a picture, want to put it on Facebook and then realize, they’re in their car seat and we don’t want to risk all the messages that will follow. I’m here to help!
The safest seat for your child is the one that fits in your car properly and is used correctly. Many baby boutiques will allow you to test seats in your vehicle. … Keep Reading!!!
Read this and know you made it happen.
Dear Waves for Water,
What a blessed thing happened when Jack Rose came in a world-wind
trip to Ethiopia and Heartland. No idle tourist is he, not a beat or
step in any direction except one, the bringing … Keep Reading!!!
To all bloggers headed to Expo West in Anaheim this weekend-
Make sure to stop by both #5400 and meet the people at Marley Coffee. They are really excited to talk to bloggers, so don’t miss the chance to meet up with an amazing and ethical brand.
A little more about Marley Coffee:
Marley Coffee was founded by Rohan Marley. As the son of Bob Marley, he is keeping the family legacy going through his commitment to his company. … Keep Reading!!!
For three years, writer Faith D’Aluisio and Photographer Peter Menzel (who are also a married couple) traveled the globe together looking to discover and learn more about what average people eat on a day to day basis. Their quest would not only fill up their passports with stamps but also allow them to meet 80 people stories and diets as unique as the countries they call home.
You can read about all 80 in the book the couple released entitled … Keep Reading!!!