Why Do We Travel?

To Go… We go. We simply choose a location that seems appealing for one reason or another, spend time researching and planning, and we go there. Yet, in all of it, do we ever ask ourselves, why have we chosen the destination? Or, more importantly, why do we travel at all? “We are inundated with advice on where to travel […]

A Sense of Travel

When it comes to traveling and experiencing the world as a family, sometimes we just don’t have the time, the funds, or the ability. Yet, our hearts still long to hop on a plane and become immersed in another city, country and culture.  There are ways we can get a sense of travel, though. We just need to use our […]

Searching for Something

The Low Points After weeks of social distancing, quarantine, and/or limited access to the outside world, many of us are finding ourselves a bit low. We’re missing our connections with others. Our bank accounts are dwindling, and our mental and physical health may be, too. Worst of all, for those of us new to working, parenting, and teaching under one […]

Atlanta, Georgia: A (Brief) History Lesson

On our latest adventure (and attempt at authentic educational experiences), we discovered that even if you’re only able to explore a site for the briefest of moments, you’ll still walk away having learned something. Monday, January 20, 2020, was Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States, a day that honors him, his birthday (on January 15, 1929) and […]

Travel: The Ultimate in Authentic Learning

Whenever we travel to enhance learning for our children, we all gain further insight from the tangible and often immersive interactions that we have. Even if you’ve read about an important or historical person, locale or event previously, or you simply remember learning about it in school a few decades ago, it truly comes to life when you can experience it on a more intimate level.