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Our favorite family friendly destinations.

As a family, we have been to Europe, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Oceania. There are many more places on our list, but we have certain favorites and many reasons why. Everything from people, to culture, to the “easiness factor” calculate our favorite family destinations. Europe: Europe is one […]

Family friendly Nicaragua

We have received a lot of strange looks when telling people that we visited Nicaragua for a vacation. “Was it dangerous?” “You brought your kids there?” Both were common questions. On the contrary, Nicaragua is not only safe, but a fantastic vacation option. Located in Central America, Nicaragua is relatively close, and still has the […]

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Moving to Nicaragua with family

Keith and I have always discussed moving to another country and just flying by the seat of our pants. Renting the house, putting everything in storage, finding a decent school in a Central American country and taking off. And hopefully finding jobs! We’ve done the middle east so seeing something different would be a thrill […]

Budget friendly St. John, USVI

We are so excited to go to St. John next month. It is my parent’s 50th anniversary and we are fortunate enough to be staying at one of the best hotels on the island because we have all been planning and saving for years in preparation for this trip–a 50th anniversary is a big deal. […]

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My favorite travel photography photos

I am a portrait photographer in addition to being an avid traveler and budding travel blogger.  I enjoy all facets of photography and my Denver based studio specializes in family and children’s portraits.  However, if I could figure out how to make it work logistically with our family, I would specialize in travel photography.  This […]

The travels of George the monkey

When I was pregnant with Max, I received a Curious George stuffed monkey and a set of 4 Curious George books.  I don’t remember who gave it to me, but when Max was about 9 months, it became his “lovie”.  He carried that monkey everywhere and we started photographing George the monkey during our travels. […]