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Consider the Lowly Gift Card for Families Who Travel

It’s getting late, are you still looking for Christmas gifts?  Are family members looking for ideas for your kids?  Don’t overlook the fun potential of gift cards. Boring?  You say?  Ahhh…. Maybe at first glance.  Consider, however, that a few

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Packing Tip: Pack by Color

It used to be that packing for a trip wasn’t a particularly big deal.  Before the onslaught of bag fees and extra charges for oversized carry on bags, there was no problem packing everything but the kitchen sink. But times

Choosing a Roadtrip Set Up – Adding Clark to the Mix

When we chose the Ford Flex as our new car it was because we were in the market for a new vehicle.  While deciding what we wanted, it only made sense that we would buy something we could tow a

Yes, we did it!

Yes, we did it!

Planning Aug 03, 2012

We have been following The Art of Non-Conformity for quite some time. There is a great story behind the author and you can read all about it on his site. But while we were on our road trip, the following

Finding Your Family by Leaving the World Behind

In June of 2012, we took six weeks to unplug, disengage and travel with our middle school children.  On a road trip.  In a 19’ travel trailer.  You might ask how this plan came about.  We sure did.  I mean