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…

Parenthood and Passports - Hotel U Pava Prague

Hotel U Pava, Prague: location, location, staff

In the heart of Prague, Czech Republic, just footsteps away from a couple of men peeing, you’ll find a small, luxurious hotel made even more fabulous by the staff. We stayed at Hotel U Pava last fall during our now exhaustively written about road trip across Europe. The hotel is charming. The attention to detail and…

Parenthood and Passports - How travel changed perspective on immigration

How travel changed my perspective on immigration

For many Americans, the cheapest beach vacation lies just south of the border in Cancun, Mexico. The beaches in Cancun are beautiful, there are dozens of resorts offering swim-up bars, all-inclusive amenities, and guided excursions. Sadly, many who visit this enchanting part of the world rarely leave their resort and say little more than “uno…

Parenthood and Passports - Prague, Czech Republic

5 Reasons Prague, Czech Republic stole my heart

Prague, Czech Republic is a wonderful city. It’s full of romance, culture, and diversity. It isn’t as popular among westerners as some of the other major European cities. In fact, most Americans completely miss out on this Eastern European gem, choosing to visit the more iconic cities of Paris, London, and Rome. We visited Prague…

Parenthood and Passports - Apartment or Hotel

Apartment or Hotel? Benefits to an apartment when traveling

When I was in my 20s, I would have never thought about renting an apartment when traveling. This was before the days of Air B&B, so just finding an apartment to rent took extra effort. It was effort I wasn’t willing to put forth, and truthfully, an apartment seemed like a waste of money. Hotels…

Parenthood and Passports - Mother's Day Gifts for traveling moms

Mother’s Day Gifts for Traveling Moms

Know a mom who is always traveling? Why not satisfy her wanderlust this Mother’s Day. You don’t have to splurge for a trip to an exotic location to make her smile, although I’m sure she would appreciate it. There are plenty of budget-friendly gifts that will peak her interest while making travel more comfortable and…

Parenthood and Passports - international traveling with babies and toddlers

Traveling with babies and toddlers: Differences you’ll notice abroad

When you travel internationally, you learn to adapt to your environment.  But when you are traveling with a baby or toddler who hasn’t yet learned how to adapt to change, you come to appreciate the small things… and at times you miss those comforts from home that make life easier. Changing tables, playgrounds, high chairs,…

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Sensory Toys for Kids on the Autism Spectrum

According the Centers for Disease Control, about 1 in 68 children has been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  Autism can make normal daily activities challenging and stressful for children and their parents. Here are a few great sensory toys for kids on the Autism spectrum that will help relieve stress for parents while helping…

Mondsee, Austria - Parenthood and Passports

Mondsee, Austria: lakeside charm outside Salzburg

Mondsee, Austria is a charming lakeside village and a popular place for both native Austrians and tourists to visit. Situated about 30 minutes outside the city of Salzburg, Mondsee makes for a great weekend lake escape for locals. It’s also a favorite stop on “The Sound of Music” tour. The town of Mondsee With brightly…

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