Bringing History to Life: Tryon Palace, New Bern, NC

New Bern is a small town with tons of charm! As the original capital of North Carolina, there is an abundance of well-preserved history,...

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 —...

A Stay at YMCA of the Rockies – Snow Mountain Ranch

A long and winding driveway keeps guests guessing as they drive deeper through one of Winter Park’s most family-friendly treasures, nestled in...

A Weekend in Wilmington, NC

Wilmington, North Carolina is a short trip for many military families stationed in the Southeast. This quaint, historic town has much to offer those...

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...

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...

5 Family Friendly Fall Break Ideas on the East Coast

Fall is a beautiful time to be living on the East Coast. When the weather turns cooler, the leaves begin to change...

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...

Worldschooling with The Wild Bradburys: Neuschwanstein Castle

Perhaps the most recognized castle in the world, the Neuschwanstein Castle sculpts the landscape of Bavaria, Germany with romance, art, and a...

Japan Bucket List Destination: Bunny Island

In a land far, far away, there is a magical island in the middle of a turquoise sea, full of cute, cuddly, and — if...

Denmark is for Families

Of all the places in Europe, I think that Denmark must have been pretty low on my list. Copenhagen (the capital) was way up...

Worldschooling with the Wild Bradburys: Exploring the Postcard Destinations of the...

The country of Greece includes 6,000 islands. Only 227 of those islands are inhabited. Of those 227, only two-thirds are truly accessible to tourists....

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...

A Fun Adventure while Stationed in Stuttgart: LEGOLAND Germany

Nestled in the heart of Germany, just an hour outside of Stuttgart is a magical, brick-built town: LEGOLAND! It may seem hard...

Worldschooling with The Wild Bradburys: 11 Things to Do in Rome

In the middle of Italy sits a city like no other in the world. Rome. Also referred to as the City of...

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,...

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...

The Best Route for a Cross-Country PCS + the Best Places...

PCS — it means permanent change of station (or probably changing my sanity). Picture a cross-country PCS…with two children under 5, traveling 3,300+ miles...

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...

What to Expect on a JSA and DMZ Tour

You sign up for a tour of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North Korea and South Korea most likely because you’re curious. It looks...

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...

Worldschooling with The Wild Bradburys: Hiking Samaria Gorge

Hiking the Samaria Gorge on the island of Crete will go down as one of the crazier things I have asked my...

Amsterdam with Kids

In the tiny country of the Netherlands, lies a gem of a city, Amsterdam. Amsterdam has been one of the great surprises of our travels...

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,...

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...

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...

Worldschooling with The Wild Bradburys: Hallstatt, Austria UNESCO World Heritage Site

There is a special place deep in the Austrian Dachstein Mountains, that has been frozen in time. A cultural and architectural time...

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...