Before we left the United States, I read many blogs of other traveling families who had taken similar trips, and … More
Look at Me — Dancing in the Townships!
As I sat between the kids in the backseat of our rental car, parked on the main street of the … More
Cape Town with Kids
TOP TEN ELEVEN THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS! 1. Drive to the Cape of Good Hope via Chapman’s Peak. Take the … More
The Mighty Snow Leopards, Part 2
Our first night at the Hudad, we had dinner around a bonfire on the bluff with the mountains spread out … More
The Mighty Snow Leopards, Part 1.
One Saturday morning, the summer before last, I proposed taking a hike to our kids, Esme, who was seven at … More
We’re Not in Brooklyn Anymore
Our arrival in Ethiopia, our first stop in our trip around the world, did not get off to an auspicious … More
I spent more hours than I care to admit researching what luggage to bring, and finally decided on two 65L … More
Health and Safety
Vaccines Not surprisingly, opinions about the need for vaccines range among traveling families as much as they do among families … More