Fun Stuff Blog Posts

January 15, 2019

Icelandic: Don’t Worry – We can’t Pronounce it Either

Are you intimidated by the Icelandic language? Don’t worry, we are too, but don’t let it stop you from joining our Iceland Family Adventure! Remember in 2010 when a glacier/volcano exploded, halting European air traffic with an enormous cloud of ash? There it was, Eyjafjallajökull, the volcano, at the top of the news for weeks, but…

December 12, 2018

7 Gifts that Give Back

We think one of the coolest gifts is taking your family on a life-changing adventure to an eye-popping destination. These six ideas for presents and stocking stuffers aren’t just great gifts for a loved one; they benefit good causes, too. 1. Drill a Well, Help a School, Empower Women In the rural plains of northern…

pen pals brandon and diego October 30, 2018

A Pen Pal Story from Minnesota to Cuzco

Connecting with a new culture and the people that live it is always wonderful. The best feeling is when we watch our kids bond with other kids in a meaningful way despite differences in language and culture. That is just what happened when 8-year-old Brandon from Minnesota joined our Pen Pal program and met Diego,…

October 18, 2018

Our Favorite Family Safari Photos

Close encounters with giraffes, stunning panoramas of Ngorongoro Crater, family photos in front of the Land Rover – a thousand words can’t describe a family safari well enough, so we’d like to try something different. With 20 years of safari trips under our belt, we’ve had a lot of time to collect pictures. See what…

a Panoramic view of an urban cityscape that you can see when traveling to Singapore with kids. October 17, 2018

Visiting Singapore With Kids

Singapore is in the buzz; you’re seeing it everywhere from the local screening of Crazy Rich Asians, to the connection in your flight itinerary. So what’s the deal? Is traveling to Singapore with kids a good idea? For starters there’s Changi Airport.  Rated by Skytrax as the best airport in the world for 6 years…