Getting Lost is Our Family Tradition

There have been so many roads not taken, or mistaken, or taken wrongly—also highways, freeways, even hallways. Born without a sense of direction, like everyone else in my family, I turn left when I should turn right, can't tell the difference between east and west, and have been known to panic in hotel hallways. When J.R.R. Tolkien wrote, "Not all those who wander are lost," he was not talking about the Clark family. We wander, all right, and we are lost....more

Guest Post: 8 Family Travel Tips from Alli

We recently introduced you to two of our Friends Afar, Krista and Ja. We have a new and wonderful friend for you today - Alli! You're going to love Alli! We sure do!...more

The journeys in our travels and the voices in my head

 That is the thought that popped into my head the very first day in Japan and consumed me during the five weeks of my travels through Asia. The eight months I'd spent planning and getting ready for this adventure went by as fast as a whisper. Nothing sunk in until I landed in Tokyo, at Haneda International Airport precisely at 10:30pm....more

Wild and Free - My Thoughts on Captivity (and what you can do to help)

Ok, stay with me guys. I'm not one to preach about things too much, but as an animal lover, this is a topic that I am passionate about so I wanted to share my thoughts on captivity. It's not a bitter activist post, just a message of what is going on and what we can do to help change it....more

10 Ways Traveling Changes your Perception of Life

According to all these travelers, travel should change my life. -Come on, it's just a trip. I'll be back in six months, and I'll take back my life riiight where I left it. At least, that's what I thought. Then, once arrived in New Zealand, people kept telling me it was “just the beginning“. The beginning of what?...more

Film Inspired Travel in England

5 Fun Things To Do in Chicago!

#BlogHerFood15 takes place in the Windy City this year. As a Chicago native, I might be The! Most! Excited! person on the BlogHer team....more
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