When we were in the process of moving to California we did tons of searches for kid friendly activities and outings in the area. Menlo Park was where we were most interested based on proximity to Chris’s work, but my Google searches were not telling me much about the area at all! I am kicking… Read More What to Do in Menlo Park with Kids
*Last updated on April 30th, 2017 at 01:03 pmWilliam Randolf Hearst is known as the newspaper tycoon who was one of the founders of sensational journalism that was the early predecessor of modern “click bait” titles. Hearst built on his father’s mining fortune with newspapers, films, a tour in Congress, and his corporation is still alive… Read More Hearst Castle (San Simeon)
*Last updated on April 30th, 2017 at 01:03 pmThis weekend we camped at Morro Bay, visited Hearst Castle, and decided at the last minute to take a short detour to see the elephant seal cubs in San Simeon right off highway 1. From Hearst Castle it was only 4.5 miles down the road to a… Read More Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery
In yesterday’s post I wrote about ways to help encourage our children to be great travelers, even when we aren’t traveling ourselves. The one on the list that I’ve been least committed to was attending local cultural celebrations and I set myself the goal of making a list and marking my calendar for some upcoming… Read More Upcoming Cultural Celebrations in Silicon Valley
*Last updated on June 14th, 2017 at 10:45 pmThis is something I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about. Of course, actually traveling with your children is the best way to raise little travelers, but money and vacation days are scarce, and we want to make sure we are properly preparing them for both the… Read More 5 Ways to Raise Great Travelers, without leaving home!
*Last updated on June 9th, 2017 at 02:22 pm“Keep Durham Dirty”, “Durham, it’s not for everyone”, “Durm.”, “I’d rather be shot in Durham then bored to death in Cary”. These are all t-shirts you might run into while you’re downtown in the Bull City. For a long time Durham was the sketchy part of the triangle… Read More A Weekend in Dirty Durham