Experiences bond. Strange and fun experiences bond better. What else, besides attending a foam party, could break the ice better for a group of eight families that have all converged on the island of Penang in Malaysia? This week, we’re in Penang meeting up with several traveling families for a week of fun. Starting with [...]
Their bags are packed, the sunburned skin has healed (although it’s still peeling) and the Castenadas are ready to go home to Iowa. We’ve had an incredible week of fun, but their flight doesn’t take off until 4pm and it’d be a shame to spend the day just waiting for a flight. After all, we [...]
After enjoying a hike through the hot and humid jungle to explore a cave, there was no denying by the time we got back to the village that we reached our hygenic comfort level. We needed to bathe. We have avoided this for a few days. We’re not shy and we’ve certainly done our share [...]
Ambergris Caye is one of the largest, most visited islands in Belize. Most adults visit the island for the incredible diving and snorkeling that the Belize Barrier Reef offers, but what about activities for children, especially little kids? We’ve have lived here for 2 months with our 3 and 1 year old and have a [...]
There is only one reason we chose Ambergris Caye as our current global home base: The Water. Our reason for moving here was so simple we didn’t have to think about it very long: we wanted to play on white sand and swim in crystal clear water with great marine life. That’s it.