Summers Growing Up in Lake Towns Near Lake Winnipesaukee

The call of a loon sounds across the lake as my toe dips gently into the water. I look out over the lake as the sun begins to set. My youngest runs down the dock to tell me that my brother-in-law [...]


Best Restaurants In Dingle Ireland With Kids

Dingle may not be top of mind when visiting Ireland, but Dingle restaurants have exploded in recent years, making this a must-eat destination for foodies. Thanks to Dingle Ireland’s [...]


What to Know Before You Book a Trip to Brazil with Our Whole Village

Many visitors taking a trip to Brazil each year plan to see Christ the Redeemer or those beautiful beaches (and bods) in Rio, but I doubt many trek to the Amazon rainforest with their kids. And [...]


Chicago Summer Festivals And Events You Can’t Miss

Chicago embraces its summer with gusto.  It’s almost as if we’re trying to cram all the outdoor living we can into the few months of great weather we have….. hmmm. Neighborhood fests take over [...]


How to get a Brazil Visa for US Citizens and Minor Children

So, you booked a trip to Brazil for your family. Hooray! Maybe you are just bringing one of your children to Brazil on an Amazon Rainforest River Cruise with Our Whole Village/Katerre [...]


Venture into the Wilds on a Brazilian Amazon River Cruise with Our Whole Village

Quietly drifting down a mirror reflection of the sky, we waited. I held my breath. There it was again. The one true sight I had flown to the other side of the world to see. A phenomenon that had [...]


Getting Reacquainted with the Best Places to Visit in Maine with Kids

Salt, a bit of seaweed and that crisp sea air mingled together during our lobster cruise along the Portland Coast. We had just begun our weekend to explore the best places to visit in Maine, and [...]


Things to do in Portland Maine with Kids When It Rains A Little or a Lot

You plan the perfect day. Outdoor picnic, rock climbing, tide pools, and a seashore romp with the kids. And then you wake up to rain. Now is not the time to figure out all of the things to do in [...]


What to Pack for a Brazil Vacation on an Amazon River Cruise

Packing for a Brazil River Cruise was surprisingly easy. It’s hot and humid, which means you don’t need snow parkas and heavy layers. A few lightweight long pants and shirts will keep the bugs [...]


24 Hours In Memphis Tennessee When You Want to See and Do It All

Driving across Tennessee from Nashville to Memphis, feels like stepping from bluegrass and country music to BBQ and rock n’ roll. With only 24 hours in Memphis and endless amounts of music and [...]