Traveling long distances with small children can be rough at times. Occasionally, it can feel down right daunting and exhausting. For those super hero parents who have children with special needs, your vacation turns into a full time job of careful organization for a smooth trip.
Have you ever taken the time to calculate the value of your unpaid labour? Not just the cooking and cleaning and, if it’s relevant to you, the childcare. I mean everything – paying bills, making appointments, taking other people to appointments, planning events, buying and wrapping gifts. I did recently, and a rough calculation told […]
Language is a huge part of every culture! It’s what allows us to feel connected to our home and heritage, even when we far away, surrounded by people unfamiliar with our background. A shared language can be the start of great friendships and deep connections while using different languages can divide us and scare us […]
As #plasticfreejuly is wrapping up, it’s a great time to talk about what it really means to be “zero-waste,” and what that means for travelers. Does this mean we never buy anything in a packageand keep all of our trash in a Mason jar? Avoid air travel because of carbon emissions,religiously carry around a metal […]
It was something that had never been done before. It was a daring plan. A crazy idea. But it was now. Or never. Seven sisters (yes, all from the same mother) were going on an epic trip. Together. Oh, and let’s add in two unsuspecting friends for good measure! It all started when a […]
Dreamy photos of female travelers spam the world of Instagram on the daily. These photos appear exciting, effortless, and natural. Imagine that these women, traveling the world on their own, took these photos by themselves. Seems a bit unbelievable, right? Traveling, of course, is still about the destination, the adventure into a new land, and […]