There was a time -- not too long ago — when I researched cruises. All-inclusive. Unlimited food. New islands to add to our list. Shimmering blue pools. Scheduled activities. Over-the-top shows. What appealed to me was the effortlessness. All we had to do was pay. Show up. Eat. Drink. Get on the boat. Get off…Read more Desperate for Adventure — Where Should We Go?
When I was younger (by a year or two), I would’ve claimed that I never ever wanted to stay at a resort. That I loved Airbnb so much more than hotels. That traveling domestically didn’t count as a vacation. That if I didn’t board a plane, what was the point? Well, a) I was being…Read more 6 Ways that Traveling with a Toddler Has Shown Me What Kind of Traveler I Really Am
Today I picked up Little One from daycare and decided that we needed to do things a bit differently. We wouldn’t go to the park and see the same people who we see every day but barely acknowledge. We wouldn’t go to the grocery store to pick up everything we either desperately need or sort…Read more Here’s What We Did When We Didn’t Go to the Park
One of the benefits of moving from Tel Aviv to New York is Sunday. While in Israel, Sunday is the first day of the work week, in New York, Sunday gives me a weekly dose of vacation. Restaurants are open. Public transportation runs. The city literally beckons to you to come out and enjoy it!…Read more Exploring Governor’s Island with a Toddler
The first time I flew alone with Little One, he was four months old. We were flying from Tel Aviv to New York, and I felt somewhere between apprehensive and indignant. Facebook groups were replete with stories about the horrors of flying with a baby. Parent friends said that I was brave. I wasn’t so…Read more 13 Ways to Face the Fear of Flying with a Baby
It’s been almost two months since our return from Chile — which means that we’ve had ample time to reflect on our trip, and feel like we need another one. Our days are filled with work, play, and both big and small decisions. When should we have our next child? Where will we buy an…Read more 10 Best Decisions When Traveling with a Baby to Chile
Today, I spoke to a woman who has traveled to over 70 countries — many of them with her three daughters. She described her kids as worldly, and said that they love to travel. She told me that while they never remember their birthday gifts, they always remember details from their trips to Italy, Vietnam,…Read more 10 Worst Decisions When Traveling with a Baby to Chile