I have long been a fan of using travel guides to plan trips. In fact, on my very first trip abroad over twenty years ago, I’m pretty sure I packed no less than three books for my travels. It’s still my go-to method for planning . . .
During the holidays, we focus on spending time together and celebrating family traditions. We enjoy many family ping pong tournaments, watching holiday movies, and making our favorite holiday dishes (like peanut butter fudge and . . .
When school begins, travel gets put on the back burner, but that doesn’t mean learning about destinations around the world ends. In the past, our family has made time for learning about different countries throughout the year. . . .
The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, and I'm starting to let myself believe summer is right around the corner. To celebrate, we've compiled 15 must read books for summer vacation that will make you laugh and . . .
You can find these holiday story books from around the world at your local library or purchase through the affiliate links provided for your convenience. All recommendations are mine. The holidays are a wonderful time to teach . . .
One of our family's favorite things to do is read children's books from around the world. Not only do they inspire our travels, they teach us about other cultures and far away lands. These books encourage children to use their . . .
We love to bring read aloud books for a road trip because they help pass the time and keep the kids unplugged. We have pooled together some of our favorites, asked some of our favorite teachers for their suggestions, and found . . .
The weather is heating up, and with summer just around the corner, we've compiled 15 great books for summer vacation that will make you laugh and cry, dream and hope, and escape reality as needed. Find one of these books that is . . .
Every February many Asian countries celebrate the arrival of the Lunar New Year, so it seems an appropriate time to share our favorite books that inspire travel to China. The Chinese New Year is an important holiday and is often . . .
Happy New Year and welcome to 2015! Winter has always been my favorite time of year to cozy up with a warm blanket, a steaming cup of coffee, and a wonderful book. It is also when I begin to make travel plans for the upcoming . . .
As with previous posts, I've put together a list of books we have read with our children or recommend for reading with children before traveling abroad. These books will hopefully provide some inspiration before heading to England . . .
Thinking of a trip to Italy? Looking for books to inspire young readers? Check out our list of suggested reading, there's something for everyone! . . .