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We have done a ton of hiking in our time of traveling. I love hiking.  My oldest three kids love hiking. My fourth child likes to hike half the time.  But my fifth child…well, she’s a whole different story.  If it’s more than two miles, has any sort of elevation gain, or if the weather …

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Nicaragua, France, Spain, Costa Rica…4 Times We Wish We Had Travel Insurance.   I’m always so cheap. Seriously, it’s so hard for me to spend more money to be prepared and overbuy just in case. But after 4 trips of emergencies and mishaps, I won’t make that mistake again. I’m the stingiest budget traveller ever, …

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While there are dozens of rad GPS devices on the market, they are expensive and bit excessive for basic hiking and backpacking.  Instead of investing in one of these pricey pieces of gear, use your handy smartphone and never get lost in the wilderness.  Google Maps is our trick to navigating the trail but you …

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Glacier National Park is a magical place filled with colorful rock-bottom lakes, sharp jagged mountain peaks waiting to be summited, a ton of wildlife, and of course, glaciers. While there are still a few glaciers to be viewed in Glacier National Park, you may be surprised by how hard it is to get to them. …

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These family road trip tips include practical tips as well as communication and mindset tips that will prevent fighting and help everyone in the family feel heard and get along. Our family has taken road trips all over the world. We’ve lived in our RV full-time for 8 years and have taken our RV on …

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