5 Reasons You SHOULD Ride a Chicken Bus

March 17, 2015 in Guatemala, North America, Travelogue

It is a subject of much discussion among my teenagers as to why more travelers do not ride chicken buses. We understand why most tourists don’t, they’ve been scared off […]

Travel With Young Kids Is Not A Waste!

November 15, 2012 in Asia, blog, Education, Inspiration, Thailand, Travelogue

Last night I made beef stroganoff over rice, with a side of lemony snake beans, crusty bread, salad and kiwi for dessert. This was a banner meal for us in […]

Our Travel ABCs

January 5, 2012 in Africa, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Canada, Czech Republic, England, Europe, France, Germany, Guatemala, Inspiration, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, North America, Travelogue, Tunisia, United States

I came upon a post like this on a new blog I’m exploring Mama’s Got Wanderlust. Of course the name resonates with me, you ought to check it out. It’s […]

My 7 Links: Seven Posts That Deserve To See The Light Of Day

July 13, 2011 in Czech Republic, Europe, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Inspiration, Mexico, North America, Travelogue, United States

I’ve had a lot of fun reading the 7 Links posts that folks have been posting. It’s always interesting to me to read back through old stories and watch how […]

“It’s a party now!”

March 25, 2011 in blog, Guatemala, North America, Travelogue

You can trust me when I say that any morning beginning with vomit and a side order of anti-diarrheals with breakfast for two thirds of the family is a harbinger […]

Timing is Everything

March 23, 2011 in blog, Guatemala, Honduras, North America, Travelogue

Sometimes, timing is everything. You wouldn’t think so, living down here, where we’ve officially retired our watches and just live life on our bio-rhythms and what seems “right” in terms […]

“Where Ever We Go, That’s Where The Party’s At”

March 21, 2011 in Guatemala, Honduras, North America, Travelogue

It’s morning. Grey light is filtering through the old cotton sheet that doubles as a curtain. Tony and the girls are still snoozing beneath their blue blankets. Not a sound […]

The Beauty of Three Generation Travel: Chichicastenango

February 25, 2011 in Guatemala, North America, Travelogue

The children hop like grasshoppers when the word “Chichicastenango” surfaces. It’s one of their favourite towns in the highlands of Guatemala and is home to a market that draws visitors […]

Chicken Bus Adventures

January 31, 2011 in Belize, North America, Travelogue

Everyone should ride a chicken bus at least once. If for no other reason than to gain an appreciation for what excellent and comfortable service Grey Hound provides, or as […]

A Rainy Night In Belize- Newsflash from Hannah!

January 27, 2011 in Belize, North America, Travelogue

As some of you know, our sweet Hannah is on her first solo expedition! She’s backpacking with kids on the mainland of Belize this week while we cool our heels on […]