family adventure travel blog
A speck in time, wondering and wandering the world with three other adventurous specks.
Welcome to my e-nook where I share stories for the pure joy of connecting with my tribe.
Grab a cup of coffee or tea and give yourself some time to indulge in my tales and musings.
Find some inspiration and suggestions to plan your next family adventure.
Hope you will enjoy your time here and will stay in touch.
Wish you many adventures!
Anatoli Boukreev climbed 10 of the 14 eight-thousander peaks without supplemental oxygen. He said, “mountains are not stadiums where I satisfy my ambition to achieve, they are the cathedrals where I practice my religion… I go to them as humans go to worship. From their lofty summits I view my past, dream of the future and, with an […]
Love-at-first-sight is a peculiar sensation, which I have felt many times in my life (though mostly temporarily). Flying over the mighty Himalayas, my anticipation was reaching its zenith. Our little airplane made a tight turn between mountain walls to land at Leh airport in the early hours of the day. The plane landed, I climbed […]
It is “Aotearoa” to native Maori people. It is New Zealand to rest of us. Regardless of the name we choose to call this land, it is a country of unparalleled pristine beauty – a nation of lush green rainforests, rugged mountains, crystal blue lakes, glaciers and picturesque coastlines. It is also a land of […]
We just landed in Santiago after 13 hours flight, excitement and anticipation overshadowed any fatigue or jet lag, if there was any. First international travel and first backpacking trip, we were ready for the beginning of our adventures. It was only a scenic flight with uninterrupted views of the Andes, lakes, volcanoes and countless fjords, […]
What we had been dreading yet anticipating with a nervous sense of adventure from the time we launched our canoe this morning was finally in our sight. It was the notorious rapid Autapu, only 7 km above Pipiriki, our final destination. For the last four days, we had laughed through all the rapids, daring each […]
Nia poked her head inside the tent, where I was spreading out vibrant colored new sleeping bags on neon yellow new sleeping pads. I looked up at her and her two thick long dangling braids. My brain started to schedule a hair wash time but was interrupted immediately by the sight of her scrunched up […]
Hiking with kids is not as hard as you may have led to believe. With the right planning, good gear and a great sense of adventure, you can make memorable hiking trip with your family. For my husband and me, it is the best time to deepen our bonding with our kids. 100% distraction-free time, […]
National Parks are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst. We could not agree more with Wallace Stegner. National Parks are America’s crown jewels, we all love them and have fond memories associated with them. Who does not recognize the iconic images of Old […]