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8 Things To Avoid When Traveling In Norway
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8 Things To Avoid When Traveling In Norway

You should go to Norway, not simply because it isn’t Iceland and everyone is going to Iceland and OMG if I see one more person I know go to Iceland, but because Norway is stunning, friendly, cosmopolitan, clean, and did I mention stunning? But when you go, there are 8 […]

The Unique Father’s Day Gifts Dad Really Wants This Year
Parenting Blog

The Unique Father’s Day Gifts Dad Really Wants This Year

You might have it in your head that dad wants a photo of himself with his kids as a gift this father’s day. Hmm, dunno ‘bout that. While he certainly won’t scuff at such a gift (dad ain’t rude like that), it might not necessarily be what he’d like to […]

Mirjana’s Story
Most Popular Stories / Parenting Blog

Mirjana’s Story

Bosnia & Herzegovina sure does seem like a lovely place. There’s all that medieval stone, more than a smattering of terracotta roof, and copious amounts of undulating green and blue. Nature, yo. Yeah, I’ve been gettin’ my Google Image search on. For as lovely as Bosnia & Herzegovina seems to […]

The Easiest Hard Sell, The Shiniest Diamond in the Bay
Travel

The Easiest Hard Sell, The Shiniest Diamond in the Bay

Convincing young people to sit on a ferry for 90 minutes in order to walk for 4 hours is made easy with gelato, Vespas that glitter in the warm sun of early spring, feral cats a plently, flower boxes for days, stores selling unusual trinkets and Miraculous Ladybug toys we […]

Culinary Changes on the Horizon
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Culinary Changes on the Horizon

Slurping down a pair of oysters, ordering a side of sauteed mushrooms, and cutting through the blow-torched golden brown top crust of an elegant crème brûlée; my own foodie evolution from last month, from a glorious week spent cruising the Med on the glistening Carnival Horizon, was not insignificant. However […]

Riding Norway’s Flåm Railway and Not Let Letting Disappointment and Wasted Money Ruin Your Family Vacation Fun
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Riding Norway’s Flåm Railway and Not Let Letting Disappointment and Wasted Money Ruin Your Family Vacation Fun

Our hopes were measured in meters and they soared up from a fjord into the crisp blue sky. My family’s train journey on the much heralded Flåm Railway came at the midway point of our week in Norway, thus serving as the emotional pivot of our spring break adventure. With […]

The Best Of Both Worlds
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The Best Of Both Worlds

It’s often described as a tightrope but that’s not terribly accurate; there is no risk of falling off either side. This period of life, the immeasurable, undefinable, delicate space between childhood and young adulthood, is more akin to finding yourself in the middle of a meadow. It can be peaceful […]

Of Howler Monkeys, Breadfruit, Brown Sugar and A Bridge Into The Rainforest — A Belize Travel Story
Travel

Of Howler Monkeys, Breadfruit, Brown Sugar and A Bridge Into The Rainforest — A Belize Travel Story

The ride is advertised as taking anywhere from 30 to 45 minutes, but feels twice that. The sun-worn digital clock in the center of the dashboard tells the truth; but two hours could have easily passed before the potholes, gravel, and dusty congestion of Belize City gave way to virgin […]

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