Parenthood and Passports - One Day in Beijing with kids

One day in Beijing with kids

Have you ever gone somewhere solely to see one site that you’ve always wanted to visit? I’m somewhat embarrassed to admit it, but our trip to Beijing was one of those times. We traveled halfway across the world with the sole purpose of taking out toddler to the Great Wall of China. Sure, there were…

Parenthood and Passports - Great Wall of China with kids

The Great Wall of China with kids

The Great Wall of China is one of those attractions that should be on everyone’s bucket list. It truly is a remarkable architectural feat, and to see it in person is an incredible experience. Although a bit more challenging, visiting the Great Wall of China with kids can be done, even if you are traveling…

Parenthood and Passports - How to get a 72 hour Visa China

How to get a 72 hour visa to China

Traveling in China can be a bit difficult as a tourist. There is a significant language barrier, the culture is quite different, and just getting into the country basically requires handing over your first born in some extreme effort to see the Great Wall. When we first started planning our trip to China, we planned…

Parenthood and Passports - traveling with your spouse

5 things that happen when traveling with your spouse

Traveling with your spouse can be an incredible thing. It’s in those moments when you are together in a foreign country that you truly learn the most about each other. The good, the bad, and the ugly sides of your significant other’s personality will inevitably come out. You see someone’s true colors when they are…

Parenthood and Passports - 20 things to do in Oklahoma City

20 things to do in Oklahoma City with kids (or without)

 Oklahoma City is one of those places that is surprisingly cool. There are a lot of things to do in Oklahoma City with – or without – kids. For some, the capital of the state of Oklahoma is an overnight stop along Route 66. But for many, it simply isn’t on their radar… but it…

Parenthood and Passports - How travel changed perspective on immigration

Cancun, Playa del Carmen, or Tulum

Mexico undoubtedly has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The Yucatán peninsula is a popular destination among tourists and is a relatively inexpensive, easy, and quick trip if you live in the continental USA. There are three places in particular that people are most likely to visit in this part of the…

Parenthood and Passports - Canmore vs. Banff

Canmore vs. Banff, Canada

Canmore is located just outside of Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. Much like the town of Banff, Canmore is a cute, family-friendly mountain community surrounded by some of the most stunning nature on the planet. It has paved walking and cycling trails, family-friendly breweries, unique restaurants, and local shops that make it a great place…

Parenthood and Passports - What to do in Mexico City

Mexico City: the most overlooked city in the world

Mexico City is probably the most surprising city I’ve ever visited. Gearing up for our trip, I didn’t get that pre-trip excitement. I wasn’t feeling giddy about going somewhere new. In fact, the day of our flight, I woke up almost dreading the trip. Truthfully, I expected to hate Mexico City. Everything I’ve ever heard…

Parenthood and Passports - Statues in Prague

5 funky statues in Prague

Prague is one of my favorite European cities. It’s beautiful, romantic, and filled with history and culture. But my favorite thing about Prague is that it is also filled with quirky, unique sculptures and statues. Here’s a quick look at my five favorite statues in Prague. Weird crawling baby statues in Prague I didn’t know…