The Oma Painted Forest: Family Hiking in Basque Country – Family Travel in Spain

The Oma Painted Forest was our only hiking in Basque Country, but it’s an easy place to recommend to just about anyone. It’s not the easiest or flattest path, but it’s not overly strenuous either. More than that, the views you’ll get in the Oma Painted forest are unlike any other. If you want to do […]

Lakes of Covadonga, Hiking in the Picos de Europa – Spain Road Trip

Like a cow pasture in heaven, the Lakes of Covadonga are like a cloud-kissed pastoral…Wait that came out wrong. Or did it? The Lakes of Covadonga are beautiful, and an easy walk for little feet. And cows! There are cows! Ok so here’s the takeaway: hiking to Lakes of Covadonga are easy and beautiful. Little kids […]

Hiking in Asturias – Ruta de las Xanas: Spain Road Trip

Hiking in Spain is great. Hiking in Asturias is even better, especially in the summer, when much of the country feels like an oven. Hiking in Asturias — Ruta de las Xanas With its cool breezes and lush green landscapes, a summer day in Spain’s Asturias region is a day well spent. Out of all of […]

Visit Playa de las Catedrales in Galicia – Spain Road Trip

Playa de las Catedrales (Cathedral beach) in Galicia is easily one of the most beautiful places we saw during our road trip through Northern Spain. You’ve probably seen pictures like the one below. Yes, it looks like that and it’s beautiful, but before you show up expecting to have the beach to yourself while you […]

Santiago de Compostela with Kids – Spain Road Trip

Northern Spain is a pretty magical place, and visiting Santiago de Compostela with kids is a must for anyone traveling through the region. For thousands hikers and pilgrims every year, Santiago de Compostela is the end point or even a sacred destination. For people like like us, it’s an opportunity to eat, learn and soak […]

The Ourense thermal baths: Hot Springs in Spain

The thermal Baths in Ourense was an…interesting experience. Of all the things to do in Galicia with kids, our day at the Ourense thermal baths may be one of the most memorable. Not for the reasons you might suspect, however. The Ourense Thermal Baths When we lived in Japan, one of our family’s favorite things […]

Spain Road Trip: Things To Do in Ourense, Galicia with Kids

If you’re going to northern Spain, then plan to spend some time in Galicia with kids. For us it meant exceptional food, a stunning coastline, and one of the biggest adventures of this trip. For most people visiting Galicia with kids, the main destination is Santiago de Compostela, but we were charmed by many places […]

EER063: Travel Photography and the Best Hotels for Kids

What are the best hotels for kids? Eric Stoen has a few he could suggest. From luxury family resorts in Mexico and the African continent to quirky boutique hotels in Europe and beyond, Eric takes his kids everywhere, and is an exceptional travel photographer and family travel blogger. THE BEST HOTELS FOR KIDS (ADULTS TOO) […]

Sumatra with Kids: Bukit Lawang and Berastagi

The largest of Indonesia’s islands, Sumatra could be considered its own country, and the small northern corner that we visit doesn’t begin to cover all of what visiting Sumatra with kids would have in store. Traveling to Sumatra with kids was so much fun that we had to go back for a second helping. Visit Sumatra with Kids […]

EER042: How to Sell Everything and Travel The World

Do you think you could sell everything and travel the world? That’s what Jason Marshall did. Before this round-the-world trip, Marshall describes himself as a typical corporate guy in America: the job, the business trips, “the SUV and the golden retrievers.” He also had the 50-hour workweek and a son growing up fast. On his son’s birthday, […]

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