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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 —...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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,...

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...