Downhill Cycling in Colombia – Gravity Bike Tours with Guanabana Tours

Calling all two-wheelers: cycling in Colombia should be on your bucket list, and Guanabana Tours’ Medellin bike tour is a great place to start. The Colombia cycling scene may be overshadowed by soccer but the country has a long love affair with bicycles. This gravity bike tour just outside of Medellin was easily one of […]

Rafting Colombia with Guanabana Tours – Colombia Adventures

Many great Colombia adventures involve water. For example, you have mangroves, island hopping, and surfing in Cartagena. Then there are the pueblos in the lake-locked Guatape region. But when it comes to true Colombian adventure, one of our favorites is white water rafting. Read on for our rafting Colombia experience with Guanabana Tours. We’ll talk […]

Comuna 13 Graffiti Tour Medellin – The Comuna 13 Tour with Medellin City Services

Comuna 13 Medellin was once one of the most dangerous places on Earth. Clinging to the hillsides, this Colombian neighborhood was the worst of the worst. The police had no power there. Drugs, guns, and gangs ruled. Now the area is thriving and is considered one of the best examples of urban renewal. On our […]

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe- Travel in Basque Country – Spain Road Trip

If you’re in Spain and plan to travel in Basque country, then an afternoon at San Juan de Gaztelugatxe is a must. The place is so cinematic that it’s no surprise that some of HBO’s Game of Thrones season 7 was filmed here. There are many Game of Thrones locations in Spain, and San Juan […]

The Chapel of Jimmy Ray – Fantastic Art in San Miguel de Allende Mexico

Colorful, but not Christian. Resplendent but not religious. Spiritual but not sanctified. Welcome to the Chapel of Jimmy Ray, just outside of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. The Chapel of Jimmy Ray I should be clear to everyone by now that we love San Miguel de Allende, the UNESCO Heritage site and cultured and cosmopolitan […]

Best Educational Apps for Traveling Kids

What are the best homeschool apps and the best educational apps for travel? We’ve been asking ourselves this question since 2013, when we first left our desk jobs, pulled the kids out of school and started traveling. This meant we started using our laptops and other devices for education, navigation, accommodation and more. Best Educational […]

Easter in San Miguel de Allende – Semana Santa in Mexico Travel Blog

Semana Santa in Mexico is an interesting experience, and Easter week in San Miguel de Allende is a great place to soak it in. In a predominantly Catholic country like Mexico, Semana Santa — or “Holy Week,” — is one of the most sacred times of the year. There are Easter traditions and celebrations all […]

Best Places to Stay in Costa Rica – Budget to Luxury

Looking for the best places to stay in Costa Rica? You’re in the right place. I’ve asked some of my fellow travel bloggers to help me list up where to stay in Costa Rica. The list includes Costa Rica hotels, Costa Rica resorts, as well as some of the best budget hotels, ecolodges, and hostels […]

Things to do in Osaka with Kids or Without: Osaka Travel Blog

I have spent many school and work holidays looking for things to do in Osaka with kids. My wife grew up there, and her family still lives there now. I love Osaka. During many family visits since 1997, I’ve explored what to do in Osaka Japan. And I’ve found a lot! Read on for more […]

Cherry Blossoms in Japan with Kids: Bring on the Hanami!

Cherry blossoms in Japan. When spring is on its way, ever wonder where to see cherry blossoms in Japan? Let me tell you about the best places to be for Japan’s cherry blossom season. Where to See Cherry Blossoms in Japan  I’ve talked about skiing in Japan and all the other great things to do […]

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