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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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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.

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

May 29, 2017

While we were on a trip to New Orleans in December 2016, we stopped by the famous Cafe Du Monde for a cup of hot chocolate and a few beignets.

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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