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March 7, 2019

Ultra, Uber Japan

Japan is known for so many things, from sushi and karaoke to anime, temples and shrines. Every street and subway is spotlessly clean, timetables are adhered to and waiting lines are orderly. All of this calm is a welcome invitation for us to fearlessly investigate a world so different from our own. Dive in and…

March 7, 2019

Typical Ecuadorian Foods

We know Ecuador, mainland Ecuador, as one of the most family friendly and fascinating countries to explore with all ages. You’ll find a comfortable culture with warm people in colorful traditional dress along with lively markets, high mountains, national parks and even the Equator. It’s  lunch time somewhere so we’d like to whet your appetite…

February 7, 2019

5 Reasons a Land Based Galapagos Trip is Perfect for Your Family

As world tourism grows in popularity it becomes more difficult to avoid feeling like a tourist. If you are a family that prefers sandy lanes over fast highways, and cozy inns over high-rise hotels, then a land-based Galapagos adventure will thrill you. It is an adventure —  getting there,  staying there, moving around. It’s not…

January 24, 2019

Sour, Bitter, Sweet, Spicy, Salty – Vietnam!

Vietnam is Southeast Asia’s fastest growing economy; it is the world’s largest exporter of black pepper and the largest producer of cashews.  After Brazil, Vietnam is the second largest producer of coffee. The Vietnamese may hang chicken feet on the front of their house to ward off evil spirits, and often keep pot-bellied pigs as…

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…