How Can You Be a Travel Blogger if You’ve Only Been to 8 Countries?!

I have only added one country to my”visited” list since I started this blog a little over a year ago.  I had this vision of starting this blog and then jetting around the world. Oh, the fantasy of it all!

But wait, I have kids… there are days that it’s just too much to go to the grocery store. But still, I write this blog and call myself a travel blogger. The audacity!

Here’s why!

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A Stormy Day in San Miguel de Allende

“I need to go to San Miguel before I move back,” my expat friend said.

“I didn’t really get to see much when we went two weeks ago,” I said. “Can we go together? I really want to visit there and hang out.”

On a random Monday, I cancelled my Spanish class and we went to San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico with the kids! And yes, I told my Spanish teacher where we were going and she understood. Because San Miguel is cool. Like bow ties.

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What’s It Really Like to Travel with Kids?

What is it really like to travel with kids? Imagine a vacation spent at the hotel pool and the rest of the time is spent in search of food. I think all-inclusive for a family vacation is a great option! And preferably, on the beach.

I’m keeping this in mind as I plan our next vacation. We are planning on going  to a destination we haven’t been. Knowing nothing about it does make me long for the comfort and security of an all-inclusive. However, it’s expensive and I’ve waited a little too long to book in the area we are planning to visit this summer. My preferred all-inclusive resorts are full! I’m also perusing Airbnb.

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The Scientific Adventure at COSI Kidspace

One of the things I wanted to do before leaving the Columbus, Ohio area was to visit COSI (Center of Science and Industry). I’d heard great things about the COSI Kidspace. Would you believe I got my act together about a month before we moved? I was SO proud of myself. Until the parking lot exit incident.

Other than the parking lot issue, I liked the museum. As always, the big question: Did the kids like it?

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