Our Homeschool Scheduling Method

Looking for a homeschooling schedule method or other homeschool resources? Start here! Below I explain how we used offline and online homeschooling tools to educate our kids — both at home and on the road. Our Homeschooling Schedule Interest in homeschool resources spiked during the first few months of 2020, and with it came many […]

How to Visit the Uxmal Ruins, the Best Mayan Ruins in Mexico

The Uxmal ruins of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula are an incredible place to visit. Many people think that the best Mayan ruins in Mexico are found at Chichen Itza near the town of Valladolid. Chichen Itza is certainly impressive. That said, our family thought the Uxmal ruins were the best Mayan ruins in the Yucatan Peninsula…and […]

Things to Do in Merida Mexico — What to see, Do & Eat in the Yucatan

Visit Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and you’ll find so many things to do in Merida with kids…or without them. We travel with children, but the Yucatan capital has something for everyone. In fact, the travel in the Yucatan Peninsula is great for any and all types of traveler: from grubby solo backpackers to adventurous families to […]

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

Easter in Mexico 2020: Semana Santa in Mexico is an interesting experience, and 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 […]

Top Things to Do in Kyoto with Kids (or Without)

No matter what kind of traveler you are, you’ll find loads of things to do in Kyoto. Flashpackers and family travelers alike will find Japan’s ancient capital to be a fascinating place to explore. Travel in Kyoto with kids is amazing, but those same Kyoto attractions are just as cool for adults, as well. Scroll […]

What to Do in Cartagena – Cartagena Tours & Things to Do in Cartagena

Vibrant street life, incredible food, Caribbean culture, and fun in the sun: start here when it comes to things to do in Cartagena Colombia. Whether you’re looking for what to do in Cartagena with kids, with friends or on your own, you’ll find plenty of Cartagena attractions to keep you busy. Maybe you have specific […]

Things to Do in Medellin Colombia: What to Do in Medellin for Everyone

When looking for things to do in Medellin Colombia, you’ll likely come across articles aimed at digital nomads and millennial travelers. But I’m here to tell you that travel to Medellin is great and rewarding no matter how old you are. Having said that, lots of people have questions about travel in Colombia and travel […]

How to Get From Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende — Mexico Travel Tips

Here’s how to get from Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende. You can choose a private driver or a variety of bus options. This can be tricky for people new to Mexico travel, but don’t worry — it’s easy. Quite relaxing, too, actually. From Mexico City to San Miguel de Allende If you’re planning […]

Spanish Meal Times – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner in Spain – Spanish Eating Habits

Lunch and dinner in Spain are later than you think — how do Spanish eating habits and Spanish meal times compare to your home country? For us, having such a late dinner in Spain took quite a bit of adjustment. If you’re going to visit the country for a week or a year, you might […]

Where to See Cherry Blossoms in Japan

Cherry blossoms in Tokyo and Kyoto. Osaka cherry blossoms, too! Are you planning to visit Japan in spring? If so, then you should definitely make time to see the sakura (cherry blossom) trees. Spring in Japan is a magical time. All around the country, millions of once-barren sakura branches burst open with pink and white […]