Baltimore Day 1: National Aquarium

For the super long Fourth of July weekend I decided to take the kids to Baltimore to distract them from the fact that their dad was in Stockholm for the weekend. We live about an hours drive from Baltimore, but we spent the night there so we could have a leisurely time enjoying the Inner […]

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Post-Vacation Blues

I’m going through major beach withdrawals. I think my vitamin D stores are rapidly depleting since it has been cool and rainy here. I need more sunshine and sand in my life. Sadly we don’t have any huge family trips planned until August. In the meantime I’ll probably do a few reviews of some new […]

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Tips From Our Philippines 2017 Vacation

I’m going through major Philippines withdrawals (and it’s not jet lag!). The vacation was such a great, fun, relaxing time despite the 24 hours of traveling to get to and from the Philippines. I think my biggest concern about traveling, to what is essentially a third world country, was the health of the kids. I’ve […]

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Manila: Our Last Day and a Half

If you’ve never been to Manila, here is an accurate description by O: I don’t like it here cause there’s too much traffic. I like cities with little traffic like the beach. No city is immune to traffic, but Manila is a special gem in this category. What ordinarily would be an hour drive from […]

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