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Scotland

Amazing 5-Day Scotland Itinerary for Families

Reading Time: 10 minutes Misty, mysterious, green rolling hills are a notable part of the gorgeous country of Scotland, but they are not all Scotland has to offer. This relatively small country boasts charming towns, unique outdoor experiences, and fantasy-inducing sights. *Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. Opinions shared are my own, and […]

Greece

What to Know When Visiting Athens, Greece With Kids

Reading Time: 11 minutes As an incredible collection of over 2,000 islands boasting ancient history, mythology, crystal clear waters, and stunning sights, Greece draws millions of visitors a year.  Take one visit, and it’s not hard to see why! Seeing Greece with kids can present some challenges, but the history and the food truly […]

Morocco

17 Incredible Things To Experience In Morocco

Reading Time: 9 minutes Ready to fall in love with your next destination? Morocco stands a good chance of stealing your travel-loving heart. From the snow-capped Atlas Mountains to the barren Sahara desert, Morocco offers a landscape for everyone. Visit the grand mosque of Casablanca, and a few hours later, immerse yourself in the […]

Disney

The Stark Reality of Disney: Is It Worth It?

Reading Time: 9 minutes Imagine spending thousands of dollars to sit in line all day, sometimes in the blazing heat, eating bar-quality food that is overpriced, dealing with kids who are melting down and in tears, with crowds and endless people, and being exhausted from walking 10,000 steps or more. Want to sign up?  🙂 Let’s break open your wallet! […]

Georgia, Popular Posts

The Best Tips for a Romantic Savannah Getaway

Reading Time: 6 minutes Looking for the perfect romantic getaway for you and your partner? Savannah Georgia is your place. All you really need to do to have a great time in Savannah is to walk around downtown with an open mind and time frame. You’ll find plenty to see and do! However, if you want to learn more about the city or have more fun, check out these ideas:

Popular Posts, Texas

Best Things to Do and Eat In Austin, Texas

Reading Time: 4 minutes I’ve heard for probably five years or more how darling Austin, Texas is. In fact, when my husband and I started our full-time travels around the world, we thought Austin might be a future home for us.
I finally just visited while doing a girl’s trip to Magnolia and, sure enough, all those friends were right! I loved Austin!

New Zealand, North Island, Popular Posts

Sandboarding Down the Te Paki Giant Sand Dunes in New Zealand With Kids

Reading Time: 7 minutes Imagine yourself zipping on a boogie board down a mountain made of sand, laughing, trying not to crash at the end. Sandboarding? Is this a thing? Yes, absolutely! Sand dune surfing in New Zealand is one of the most well-known and popular activities on the North Island of New Zealand. North of Auckland you will find the amazing Te Paki Giant Sand Dunes. Trust me, this is a must for your next trip!

New Zealand, North Island, Popular Posts

Top Activities for Kids in Auckland

Reading Time: 8 minutes Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, offers a large range of fun sights and activities for families. Find the top activities to experience with kids in NZ.

Like all of New Zealand, Auckland offers endless things to do and see outside. The natural beauty of this country is mind-blowing. Just going outside, to a beach, or on a simple hike can offer all the entertainment you need.

Europe, Paris, Travel Food, Travel From Your Kitchen, Travel Tips

Travel From Your Kitchen: Best Lemon Macarons Recipe in the World- Straight from Paris! Includes 11 Tips from a Professional French Pastry Chef!

Reading Time: 7 minutes Paris Lemon Macaron Recipe By Les Secrets Gourmands De Noemie Welcome to my Travel From Your Kitchen Series! As we are all enjoying the COVID-19 lockdown at the moment, I wanted to share ways to travel exotically through food. Hopefully, I’m not the only one eating all my lockdown feelings […]

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Homeschool, Parenting, Worldschooling

15 Quick Tips and Digital Only Resources for Keeping Kids Educated and Keeping You Sane in the Process

Reading Time: 4 minutes Welcome! Our family has been traveling around the world, full-time, for nearly two years.  I have five children, ages 12-2, and we’ve been successfully homeschooling the entire time.  We have to be as digital as possible as we travel.  I’ve got two other blog posts about our “worldschooling” if you are interested […]

Modern Nomads

Fellow Travel Family Feature: GoWheeApp

Reading Time: 4 minutes Meet our fellow insta friends @GoWheeApp! They are putting together something super awesome and right up our alley. We applaud anything that makes family travel better! The Beginnings Hello! We are Maud (mom), Justin (dad) and Luc (age 3.5). We are a family looking to make family travel even better! […]

Modern Nomads

Traveling Families: Meet @NeverSaySomeday

Reading Time: 5 minutes Hey gang! We’re the Nascimento family – Alexis, Steven, Levi, Harvey, and our dog Ruby – otherwise known on Instagram as @NeverSaySomeday. We’re a family of full-time travelers and adventure lovers who are chasing our dreams and aiming to inspire others to do the same! If you would have asked […]

Modern Nomads

7 Tips to Overcome Communication Barriers

Reading Time: 4 minutes Are you worried about traveling abroad without speaking the language of that country? Communication and language barriers are one of the reasons why some people do not want to travel abroad. It is said that tourism helps enhance your awareness of the cultures and languages of other countries all over […]

Travel Funnies

Travel Funnies Series: Part One

Reading Time: 9 minutes Kids are hilarious, aren’t there? Adults can be pretty quirky too. We are no exception. Taking five kids around the world full-time has plenty of funny moments– an occurrence we have coined as “travel funnies”. Some may or may not be funny in the moment, but almost always we chuckle […]

Travel Tips

Travel Vaccinations: Everything You Need to Know

Reading Time: 7 minutes You’ve booked your flights, you’ve booked your Airbnb, you’ve even started to pack.  You’ll all set to travel internationally, right?! Wrong! Way before this point you need to consider something super important: travel vaccinations! *Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. Opinions shared are my own, and I only endorse products […]

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Modern Nomads

Guest Post: Living Abroad with our Bulldog.

Reading Time: 6 minutes Thailand and Volunteering in Asia with Our Life Uncharted Sawadee Krap! We are the Jones family (aka Ourlifeuncharted). We are currently in Phuket, Thailand. Emily and I are originally from Salt Lake City, Utah. Before we decided to travel full-time, we lived in a small condo in downtown Salt Lake […]

Asia, Thailand

Bangkok with Kids: Top 13 Things to Do

Reading Time: 8 minutes Oh Bangkok.  You’ll have a piece of my heart forever.  Bangkok is a travelers paradise, with or without kids.  We lived there for 5 weeks with five kids so keep reading for our recommendations on the top things to do in Bangkok with kids. Boat Ride Down the Main River […]

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Asia, Travel Tips

How to Avoid Scams Traveling in Asia

Reading Time: 8 minutes *Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. Opinions shared are my own, and I only endorse products I support. By clicking on any of the links below, I may get a small commission if you purchase at absolutely no additional charge to you. I appreciate your support.* We are wrapping up […]

Travel Tips

15 Tips for Cooking While Traveling

Reading Time: 9 minutes You made it to your vacation! Hooray! If you aren’t staying in an all-inclusive resort and you have kids (perhaps lots and lots of kid like us), you probably want to save some money on your food budget and try cooking while traveling. It’s much more fun to spend that […]

Full Time Travel

Happy 1-Year Travel Anniversary to Us!

Reading Time: 8 minutes My heart bubbles with emotions and spills over at the thought of what the last year had brought our family. We’ve been so incredibly blessed, so protected, so stretched. We’ve been pushed to our max in many ways. We morphed and changed and grown and loved more deeply. Trying to […]

Parenting

Motherhood Is…

Reading Time: 8 minutes To my fellow mothers, future mothers and those who mother others, Happy Mother’s Day! I hope you are reminded today of all the wonderful things that are wrapped up in the title of mom.  I hope you remember the sweet moments that are only ours to know, the precious rewards of […]

Asia, Taiwan

5 Romantic Date Nights in Taipei

Reading Time: 2 minutes Our favorite date nights around Taipei or what we WISHED we had done for a date night. 🙂 *Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. Opinions shared are my own, and I only endorse products I support. By clicking on any of the links below, I may get a small commission […]

Asia, Taiwan

Traveling Taipei: Tips, Tricks, and Takeaways

Reading Time: 3 minutes As our third large Asian metropolis we’ve hit, we were feeling pretty good hitting Taipei. There were a few surprises, but we loved it here. *Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. Opinions shared are my own, and I only endorse products I support. By clicking on any of the links […]

Asia, Taiwan

Family Activities in Taipei

Reading Time: 6 minutes Have you ever been to Taipei? Have you heard of it? Honestly, I hadn’t really heard of it until we had an overnight layover on our way to Bali. However, we loved our night there so much we actually changed plans to come back to Taipei. The real push over […]

Asia, Bali, Travel Food

Best Eats in Bali

Reading Time: 3 minutes 1. Gelato is really big here.  A lot of it is kind of watery, but we loved Massimo’s in Sanur.  We also liked Gelato Secrets, which has multiple locations.  Favorite flavors: Black Forest and Snickers. 2. Massimo’s in Sanur is some of the best food we found!  They had a […]

Asia, Bali

Best Date Nights in Bali

Reading Time: 4 minutes Dating is our favorite hobby.  🙂 Chris is making it a major priority that we date at least twice a week.  If our relationship isn’t strong, we really can’t parent five monkeys all week very well.  We work SO hard and push SO hard in this experience; it takes a […]

Asia, Taiwan, Travel Food

13 “Must-Eats” in Taipei

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mmm… the food of Taipei was one for the books. There is delicious food everywhere and eating out is super common. In fact, many head to 7-Eleven for dinner. There are some pretty good pre-made meals and they will warm it up for you. However, we’ve got some MUCH better […]

Asia, Travel Food

Eating Gluten-Free in Asia

Reading Time: 8 minutes Who doesn’t love to talk about food?! We are so excited to introduce our new IG channel, @thehungrywayfinder. We love to eat. We have the extra pounds and the mom-bod and dad-bod to prove it. Haha! Food used to be a HUGE part of why we traveled. We actually traveled […]

Full Time Travel

Full-Time Travel: 8 Months In

Reading Time: 7 minutes Tomorrow, we hit our 8-month anniversary of full-time travel. I can hardly believe this. When I talk to my friends (mostly through Marco Polo—have you heard of it? It makes talking to my mom friends possible, especially in different time zones!), it feels like I’ve been gone maybe a month […]

Full Time Travel

How Full-Time Travel Has Changed Me

Reading Time: 9 minutes *Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. Opinions shared are my own, and I only endorse products I support. By clicking on any of the links below, I may get a small commission if you purchase at absolutely no additional charge to you. I appreciate your support.* Are you a […]

Full Time Travel

Full-Time Travel Q’s and A’s

Reading Time: 18 minutes Welcome to 7 Wayfinders!! If you are reading this post, it’s likely you are one of our new followers. We’ve gained a lot in the last month. Thanks for coming along with our journey! We are, understandably, getting lots of questions. I forgot how foreign this seemed to me when […]

Central America, Honduras

Diving in Roatan

Reading Time: 3 minutes *This post may contain affiliate links. Opinions shared are my own and I only endorse products I support. By clicking on any of the links below, I may get a small commission if you make a purchase at absolutely no additional charge to you. I appreciate your support. You can read […]

China

See Pandas in Real Life in China as a Family

Reading Time: 11 minutes Seeing pandas in real life is definitely a bucket list experience when traveling in China with kids.  I distinctly remember watching a Disney Panda documentary in California as we were full-time traveling but still had not yet ventured to Asia.  I told the kids we’d be seeing those magnificent creatures […]

Greece

Taking a Greek Cruise as a Family

Reading Time: 14 minutes For those wanting to visit Greece and enjoy the beautiful, ancient islands of the world, taking a family can present some challenges.  Each Greek island, of which there are hundreds, sits a considerable distance from its neighbors.  For example, a ferry ride from Athens to Santorini can last 10 hours […]

Europe

Tourist Car Lease in Europe

Reading Time: 9 minutes Are you dreaming of a European adventure but want the flexibility of your own wheels for an extended stay? We’ve been there! We thought we needed a long-term car rental. However, it turned out that a short-term car lease in Europe was a better fit. With this solution, we were […]

Europe, Paris

Learning To Make Macarons in Paris With Kids

Reading Time: 6 minutes Paris, often referred to as the City of Love, offers more than just romance; it’s also a perfect destination for a family adventure. We tried a memorable experience that combines fun and learning: learning to make macarons in Paris with our kids! This delightful culinary journey not only satisfied our […]

Portugal

Discovering Madeira as a Family

Reading Time: 11 minutes Given the flood of questions about our relocation to Portugal, I’ve taken the plunge and launched a second blog titled ‘The American Family in Portugal’. Join us as we share our journey and insights into expat life in this beautiful country! Even though we’ve lived in Portugal for two years […]