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Fire plume from dragon bridge in Da Nang, Vietnam

Vietnam with kids: Use our itinerary to make yours

A delicious, family friendly vacation awaits in Vietnam People travel with different priorities and under different timelines, but one family’s past trip can help another family put together their trip of a lifetime. While our trip to Vietnam with kids lasted a month, our Vietnam itinerary can be extended, snipped, and shifted around to work …


Sister and brother play in front of a hotel in Victoria BC

Where to stay in Victoria BC with kids: 6 welcoming hotels for families

A welcoming, vibrant island city: Victoria BC is a wonderful family destination The first time Jodie and Anthony visited Victoria was during our honeymoon in 2010. In 2022, we came back to Victoria—as parents. Our short stay was long enough for the kids to make clear they wanted to come back to this beautiful, historic …


The Vancouver waterfront at sunset, by the Columbia River

5 best places to stay in Vancouver, WA with kids

Family friendly hotels near downtown Vancouver, Washington, and the mighty Columbia River Location can define a city, yet location can also be what helps a city reimagine itself. When a place gives you access to forests, one of the country’s mightiest rivers, and is on highways that can get you to points throughout both Oregon …


Son and mother ride side by side in a tuk tuk at night

6 family travel lessons from 6 months of full-time world travel [Week 21, Hua Hin, Thailand]

Diary of a Globetrotting Family After half a year of full-time travel, here are 6 family travel lessons we’ve taken to heart For this week’s Diary of a Globetrotting Family, we wanted to do something a little different. Since leaving our home in August 2022, as of this entry we’ve been traveling full-time for 6 …