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Balls of sausage

Eating on the Streets of Chiang Mai

A walk around the city of Chiang Mai at any time of the day will reveal several vendors selling their specialty street food. Here’s a small, and I really mean small, sampling of the choices you have when walking the streets of Chiang Mai. I’ll start with what is most common, which is the abundance […]

The Post-Vacation Slump

Don’t feel sorry for us. We’ve just returned from a kickin’ 2 week vacation of constant socializing with other traveling families, exploring, talking and new experiences. But we’ve been suffering from a serious case of recuperation. We’re not sick, but we are dragging with the post-vacation slump. The kids are not themselves and Mr. King […]

The childish Art of Luggage Riding

Air Travel with Toddlers Made Easy

Getting through an airport can be quite an affair alone, but add two small children and the anxiety level can rise quickly. If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you know that our chosen lifestyle involves lots of travel. We love to discover new places, but getting to them can be tedious. In […]

Petronas Towers at night

Discovering Kuala Lumpur

The newly installed alarm clock app on our iPad successfully went off at 3:30am. That means I set it correctly. Mr. King had no faith though and barely slept through the night thinking we’d wake up late and miss our early morning flight to Kuala Lumpur. We’re doing a visa run, having a little vacation […]

Chasing the sun onboard a 777

Chasing the Sun to Bali

Is it possible to chase the setting sun? I wonder what the numbers would say…can a plane flying at 38,000 feet westward stall a sunset? The wild fire that I observed out of my window was definitely extended. Our Asia experience started upon entering the LAX International terminal. The sea of black hair engulfed us […]

Perfect sand in Tulum, Mexico

Tulum & The Need for Luxury

After negotiating our way out of Belize and entering Mexico via water taxi from San Pedro to Chetemal, we quickly made our way to the bus station and purchased tickets to Tulum. The Ado buses in Mexico are nice, air-conditioned and super comfy. It took 3 1/2 hours from Chetemal to reach Tulum. We had […]

Seeds of Change

Our Path to Becoming Lucky Enough to Travel

As Oprah once said, “There is no such thing as luck.  Luck happens when preparation meets opportunity.” And we truly believe this statement. We make luck happen. We also believe that things happen for a reason, even though we may not know what that reason is right away. We get lots of comments from people […]