Feb 7, 2017 Southeast, USA
I like aquariums. But I’ve never been as emotionally stirred as when I visited the Clearwater Marine Aquarium near Tampa, Florida. My life changed when I met a little dolphin named Winter.
Aug 29, 2015 Eastern Canada
Find out how to entertain your kids in Toronto with 13 of our favourite things to do, from skydiving to swimming, and even being a pirate!
Jul 30, 2015 Langkawi, Malaysia
Imagine a lush green tropical island, shrouded in mysterious low-lying clouds, surrounded by a warm turquoise sea. Untouched virgin jungle as far as the eye can see. This is a taste of beautiful Langkawi in Malaysia. Now find out what to do on this popula…
Jun 27, 2015 Romania
Prepare for an emotional journey. One that will leave you filled with awe and appreciation for one of God’s most glorious creatures. But it will also leave you heart-broken from their cruel treatment at the hands of their former masters. This leading bear…
Jun 24, 2015 Victoria
Located about 90 minutes southeast from Melbourne, Phillip Island is easily accessible by car. This island was surprisingly chocked full of things to do, and in 1 day we visited a heritage farm, koala conservation centre, seal sightseeing, and spotted the…
May 2, 2015 Victoria
Originally our plans to visit the Twelve Apostles were only for a day trip, but considering we yearned to explore the scenic Great Ocean Road we quickly devised a spontaneous overnighter and decided 2 days would be best. Find out where you should stop on …
Apr 10, 2015 Victoria
We recently wrote a post about Australia’s cutest animals and answered the tough questions… like could you could eat them. Well, there are plenty of other animals in Australia that are not so cute. Ones that we hope never to meet in the wild… but it would…
Apr 7, 2015 Victoria
Australia is blessed with an abundant array of unique animals, especially cute ones. But what may surprise you is that some of them are perfectly edible. Find out what beautiful creatures make it onto the dinner plate around Australia.
Dec 26, 2014 Finland
I couldn’t feel the cold. The predominately white landscape whooshed by me in unadulterated purity and secluded frostiness. Paradoxically, I felt complete stillness and unrestrained speed at the same time. It was the ultimate family Christmas. A Lapland …
Dec 2, 2014 Sri Lanka
The challenging climb to the top of the ultra scenic Sigiriya Rock was just the beginning of this adventure. It also involved monkeys and being shown up by an 80+ year old grandmother. But the killer wasps will be what I remember when I think about this b…
Nov 28, 2014 Sri Lanka
Seeing elephants in the wild was a dream come true. If you’re looking for adorable photos of elephants, you must check out this post. But this story turned hairy when a male elephant charged one of the jeeps in our convoy. Find out what happened.
Oct 28, 2013 Ireland
Erin was gone. It was just Miss 4 and Mr 3 with me for 3 whole days. No sweat, I was a very capable, hands-on dad. But this time it was different. I was in a brand new city, a new country, and didn’t know anyone and didn’t know where to go or what to do. …
Jun 9, 2013 South, USA
Josh takes the kids on a date to the famous insectarium & aquarium in New Orleans, while I have my hair done. I've also included the zoo in this all things animal post.
Feb 16, 2013 Mexico
Thoroughly unique. Something I’ve never imagined. It’s like Disneyland meets San Diego Zoo meets an Eco-Adventure Park. And if that’s not a good enough description, well then, you’ll just have to read the whole post.
Feb 7, 2013 Mexico
We were so close. I reached out my hand to touch him and decided not to. He poked his little beady eyes above the surface. Glanced around and finding nothing remotely interesting ducked back under the water, swam straight to the bottom and continued to mu…
Jan 22, 2013 Southeast, USA
Tucked away on an island deep inside the steamy depths of Miami is a lush tropical jungle. It holds some very rare types of animals. One in particular, I had never seen before! The Liger.
Dec 10, 2012 Southwest, USA
Having previously visited San Diego and loved the zoo we did not have the opportunity to visit the Safari since it was quite far out and difficult to get to. Since we had a car and the opportunity we decided to skip the zoo this time and discover the San …
Nov 26, 2012 Chiang Mai, Thailand
Big, huge, flabby gums masking giant, munching teeth. And it took more then one potato before they would close their mouth to chew. Hungry Hungry Hippo! An enjoyable day with a songthaew of hilarious personalities.
Oct 28, 2012 Penang, Malaysia
When my mum decided to come visit us in Penang not only was I ecstatic, but my husband was ecstatic (babysitter back), and my kids were over the moon. We counted down the days to her arrival and then it was time to pick her up at the airport. We went ma…
Sep 29, 2012 Bangkok, Thailand
I recognize this post may be a bit controversial due to the negative media coverage of tiger sanctuaries in Thailand, however here is our close encounter with the 100+ tigers at Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua in Kanchanaburi.