My Life in Ruins: Athens Greece

Welcome to Athens! Athens is a city of amazing history. At one time, it was the artistic and cultural Mecca of the ancient world —...

Doing Disney World as a Military Family

What’s the first word you think of when you read the word, Disney? Was your word expensive? You wouldn’t be the only...

When Travel is Torture: How to Adjust your Expectations and Comfort...

I had high expectations of this particular international flight. I deliberately planned this flight as an overnight flight. We flew out of...

Packing for the Unexpected

When traveling, there is an excellent chance that something will go wrong. This is just how it goes sometimes. It is not always spa...

Visiting Tokyo Disneyland

Prepare to be amazed. Tokyo Disneyland is a place where Disney magic and amazing Japanese hospitality collide. In the words of Dash from The...

Crash Course In Japanese Culture

You’re never really quite prepared for the first time you face off against a squatty potty, but a crash course in Japanese culture, customs,...

Rural Mexico: Don’t Drink the Water

We landed in Mexico City around lunchtime and made our way to the North Central Bus Station. I speak freshman Spanish, which is almost...

Hong Kong Disneyland

The magic of Disney is known and beloved worldwide. As self-admitted fans of Walt Disney, Hong Kong Disneyland was on the very long bucket...

The Best Kept Travel Secret for Military: The Armed Forces Vacation...

Have you heard of the Armed Forces Vacation Club (AFVC)? It's a website that promises seven-night stays at resorts around the world for only...

Navigating Japanese Toll Roads (ETC) with Live Iwakuni

There are some gorgeous, albeit narrow and winding, routes around Japan that get you from point A to point B. If you're in a...

Worldschooling with The Wild Bradburys: Living vs Vacationing

When the public learns of our traveling adventures with our children I typically get a response of "How nice! What a wonderful...

Camping in the Hamada Beach Cabins

On a scale of comfortable drinking wine outside to being a human Swiss Army Knife, how outdoorsy are you? The good news is that...

What to Pack in Your Carry-On

You've got your travel plans and are ready to head to your destination! It's time to pack and once you start, that...

5 Reasons to Road Trip with Kids Instead of Flying

If there’s one thing military families know, it’s travel. Getting from point A to point B is a way of life. Whenever we talk...

Plan the Perfect Visit to Bali with Kids — #NoFilter

Thanks to our girl, Elizabeth Gilbert, Bali became a household name for wanderlusters, even those with minimal geographical knowledge. This quiet, little Indonesian island...

Doing Disneyland as a Military Family

Disneyland, it's the place where the magic began in 1955. Originally, entrance to the park was free, but you paid for each ride with...

3 Tips for Car Seat Safety in Real Life

You’ve seen the posts, memes, and witnessed the social media shaming over what car seat a child is in, and judgments over...

Flying Solo: 13 Tips for When Flying Alone with a Baby

In military life, we spouses do many things sans our service member. Traveling with our children is one of those things. Whether...

Airplane 101 With Kids

Airplane travel with kids is not anyone's favorite thing, but it does not need to be scary either. There are many ways to survive...

A Romantic Pre- or Post-Deployment Leave at Haven Riviera Resort Cancun...

Time together as a couple before deployment or following deployment is important. A romantic couples vacation at Haven Riviera Resort Cancun Resort...

Worldschooling with The Wild Bradburys: Bringing History to Life When You...

For years, I have heard people say how much they disliked history growing up. It was my least favorite subject in school...

Enjoying a Stay at the Dragon Hill Lodge

If you’re stationed OCONUS in the Pacific, Seoul is on your short list. If it’s not, it should be. Seoul is one of the...

See America for Free with a Military Park Pass

Before nearly any patriotic holiday, the phrase “land of the free because of the brave,” starts popping up on your Facebook feed laden with...

Okuma Resort in Okinawa, Japan

If you are among the lucky few to call Okinawa your home for a few years, you have the advantage of living on a...

Making Christmas Work When You Aren’t Home for the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of year and you’ve decided not to stay home for the holidays. Instead, you have opted to dip into...

An Inside Look at a Crete Vacation

You may remember Crete from your Greek mythology unit in school, but the home of the ancient Minoans is littered with much...

Worldschooling with The Wild Bradburys: Can You Travel Europe In a...

Often the question comes up, "Can you travel Europe while in a wheelchair?" The short answer is: yes. The longer answer is...

7 Reasons to Stay at Shades of Green

Did you know that there is an Armed Forces Recreation Center (AFRC) located in Orlando, Florida? Yes — you can visit the...

14 Awesome Things to do at the New Galaxy’s Edge Attractions

The new Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland opened in late May of 2019, but this much-anticipated new park has been the talk of...

Becoming The Wild Bradburys: Adventures with Kids Abroad

When I met my Marine in 2009, I had just returned from a year abroad in Greece, Italy, and Turkey. I fell in love...

Airbnb Disasters: When Accomodations are Poor

Throughout our European tour, the children and I have (and will) sleep in many types of accommodations. Some have been great, others have been...

Denmark Legoland Immersion

In Northern Europe, you can find a small village of rural farms that goes by the name of Billund. Billund, Denmark still exists because...

Staying at the New Sanno Hotel in Tokyo

The military sent you to Japan, and you’re planning your trip to Tokyo — because if you lived in Japan and never visited Tokyo,...

From Mainstream Classroom to Worldschooling

When you find out you will be a parent, one of the first things you begin pondering is your child's education. We were just...

Go-To Camping Meals for the Adventurous Family

It’s a funny thing about nature: No matter what season it is, we can always find solace sitting in a chair, eyes transfixed on...

Plan a Disney Vacation Easily with this Military Lifestyle App

Life in general is pretty chaotic. Between school days, after-school activities, grocery shopping, appointments, and play dates it can be difficult to...