In a sea of several travel blogs, we hope ours floats to the top and helps you plan an enjoyable adventure.

Who says you have to be in your early 20's and without kids to explore the world? We are happy to prove them wrong.

A traveling family exploring one tack at a time.

Thumbtacks
“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine

October 30, 2017

The Hedrick family had a blast on the Southern California coast. We visited a lot of cool and interesting locations. While some places were geared toward the adults, we could not forget about Jai and his interests. If you are traveling to the area, we put a list togeth...

October 17, 2017

That joke never gets old, and just as hard hitting the punch line is, so is this massive city. Bangkok was our first international stop for the Hedrick family. We hit the ground running  by visiting The Grand Palace 6 hours after we landed, and didn't leave any tim...

September 23, 2017

The Hedrick family has left the east coast and is now on the west coast of the United States, in sunny California.

May 31, 2017

There are tons of search engines acting as virtual travel agents helping you find an affordable flight. You also have come across articles telling you what days to travel on, what days to buy your ticket, and even what hour to buy tickets. If all of these tools are out...

May 21, 2017

He definitely is a regular at our neighborhood library, and it was no surprise to the librarians when we all showed up dressed in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle costumes to film this short video.

April 30, 2017

I want everyone to experience his joy and thrills of being in an entirely new place. We hope to capture Jai’s perspective of walking through busy markets, playing at a park with other children who speak a different language, and trying new food that he may be uncomfort...

April 26, 2017

On a trip to the Crescent City, it’s hard to avoid the French Quarter. People are able to get a quick taste of the city in one glance. You can grab a beignet from Café Du Monde and sit on the bank of the Mississippi River to watch steam boats like the Natchez, or face...

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Jai is the fearless four year old explorer. Elijah is searching the cosmos for answers. Rian is finding inspiration in everyday objects. All three make up the Hedrick family.

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