Cenote Ik Kil, Mexico, Riviera Maya, Yucatan Peninsula, Mayan Ruins, Sinkhole, diapersonaplane, diapers on a plane, traveling with kids, family travel, creating family memories
One of the stops during our guided tour with Alma’s LDS Tours was the cenote Ik Kil, even though our time was short. We spent a long time at Ek Balam and Chichen Itza with no complaints. The fascination of these ruins were too compelling to tear ourselves away, so we had just 30 minutes to spend the last...
Tragedy on Vacation, Drowning at the Beach, Balneario El Escambron Beach, family beach in san juan, puerto rico, traveling with kids, family travel
I was completely oblivious to what was going on, until the screaming and the shouting became so loud and overpowering that it was impossible to tune out. The three older kids and I were swimming in the ocean at family beach Balneario El Escambrón. The beach here is protected by a coral reef that creates a half moon circular...
Great Wall of China, Beijing, Mutianyu Section, Gondola, Great Wall of China with kids, diapersonaplane, Diapers on a plane, traveling with kids, family travel, creating family memories, china
With over 10 million people visiting the Great Wall of China every year, it’s safe to say this place is on everyone’s bucket list! Remember a few years back when a huge section of the wall crumbled into nothing? If you were like me, you thought: “Gah! If I don’t go now will it even exist by the time...
Hot Air Balloon Ride at Lotte World_
Since this is our last week in South Korea before Gabriel starts teaching, we wanted to spend today as a family at South Korea’s other famous amusement park: Lotte World! It was mostly a disaster. Day 15 South Korea Family Travel Journal Lotte World When we went to Everland we took a taxi both ways. It was an added expense of $150,...
Chinatown in Korea
No matter where you are in the world, or what nationality you hail from, there is just something comforting about a Chinatown. You can count on it in every city, from San Francisco to Incheon, Korea. Excellent Chinese food, red and gold decorations with dragons spewing fire, and a language that makes most foreigners sure the locals are gossiping...
Monkey Island Panama
Located inside the Panama Canal, Monkey Island is a round little patch of land floating in the middle of Gatun Lake located north of the Miraflores Lockes. It’s a tiny little island covered in wildlife, foliage and best of all - wild monkeys of course! What makes Monkey Island in Panama such a perfect activity is that you get the...
Exploring Waterfalls on Jeju Island with Kids
A double bed and a twin bed is just not enough for a family of six. The twins took the floor mat, I took the double with the squirmy baby discovering her fine motor skills and Daddy shared with Eclair. I was up all night. Every time I heard a grunt, or a deep breath, or heard the bed...
Spasis: A Korean Jjimjilbang with Kids
Koreans love indoor public bath houses. Totally nude public bath houses. I walked into the women’s dressing room with my three little daughters and wanted to walk immediately out. This is what to expect inside a Korean Jjimjilbang with kids! Spasis: Korean Jjimjilbang Bathhouse I felt completely out of place, uncomfortable, and culture shock pressing down on my typically outgoing and willing...
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, known locally as the MFA, houses an incredible 450,000 works of art from Gauguin to Monet to Rembrandt, and even a few pieces from Van Gogh. In this three story building you find the Arts of Europe, Arts of the Americas, sculptures, furniture, vases, contemporary pieces, plus a bookstore, and a...
Lego Discovery Center, Atlanta, Georgia, Legos, Kids, Family Travel, Traveling with Kids
Here’s a little bit of worldschooling word math for you. A family of 6 goes go The Lego Discovery Center and pays $22.95 each; and that’s with the discount. The baby is free. The experience is worth an approximate $10 value per child at best, and Mom and Dad should be free to sit around and wait for the...