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Off the Beaten Path – Pipestone National Monument
I think there are two kinds of travelers in the world – those that make a plan and stick to it and those who are willing to wander and make the plan up as they go. One of my summer adventures was a roadtrip with my friend Julie of... Read more
Back to School for Global Kids
Has summer flown by for you? It sure has for me! Between traveling, spending time with family and taking part in lots of events time has run it’s course. In a little over a week we’ll be back on an airplane home to Morocco. Because we’ve been so busy... Read more
Midweek Minneapolis Getaway with IHG Rewards Club
I’ve always felt incredibly fortunate that we’ve had the opportunity to travel all over the world with our family. However, in doing so I’ve often neglected to explore the areas that we called home. While we have wasted no time traveling around Morocco it wasn’t until this summer that... Read more
Camping in Upper Michigan
Can it be possible that our summer in the United States is almost over? The boys and  I have been spending lots of time with friends and family as well as on the road traveling and visiting places near and far. When I first booked our tickets I thought... Read more
Do you remember what the first book you read in translation was? I’ve always been drawn to books that were originally published in other languages, or that have loose use of multiple languages in the text. As a part of Multicultural Kid Blogs Read Around the World Summer Reading... Read more
For months we’ve been watching the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. I think the first mention was in February and while reports have ebbed and flowed,we have of course kept it on our radar. Just last week I noticed mention of it on the American news when one... Read more
Defining {Home} When You’re an Expat
“Home is not where you live, but where they understand you” ~ Christian Morganstern quotes “Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.” ~ Matsuo Basho I’ve been grappling with the concept of home from the moment I stepped on the plane earlier this month. When... Read more
There are thousands of American expats around the world and I love sharing their stories! Caity studied in London during university and has decided to take the plunge and become a full-time expat. If you’re thinking about making the move or you’re already an expat, her post shines light... Read more