For our first trip together, Ben and I chose to go to Romania. It had nothing to do with the fact that much of my family comes from Romania, and everything to do with one romantic image on the Lonely Planet’s website of an older, Romanian man playing a wind instrument on a lush green…Read more The #1 Reason Traveling with a Baby was So Different
We have done it! After years of challenging my husband and me to pack almost nothing for a trip — we are finally semi-light traveling parents. With a stroller and a pack 'n play in tow, I knew that if we didn’t force our belongings into one suitcase, we would seriously regret it. Who wants…Read more 2 Adults, 1 Baby, 2 Weeks in Chile & 1 Suitcase
Let’s just say that Ben and I have never been the tour-going types. The types to reserve a drug house Airbnb in Barcelona? Yes, and oops. The types to drive along the endlessly winding, incredibly narrow, barrierless, unlit Pyrenee Mountains in the middle of the night? Yes, and yikes. The types to miss our stop…Read more Why a Spontaneous Traveler Suddenly Considered Booking a Tour
When our son was born just one year ago, my husband and I made a deal. During the next two years, we would travel as much as we possibly could. Why? Because our baby could fly for free, or, for anywhere between $70 to $140 if we booked a bassinet. Since then, our son has…Read more Flying with a Baby: Why Pay for a Seat When Babies Fly for Free?
In my twenties, I was an avid traveler. I was constantly searching for flights to new destinations. I always wanted to go to the least popular travel spot, but my husband often reminded me that the most popular places were popular for a reason. So, in addition to traveling solo in Belarus, taking our first trip together…Read more No, I’m Not Done Traveling Yet