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

April 1, 2018

We were happy to have the chance to visit the southern part of Thailand after having toured in Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Our family stayed in three different areas around Krabi for 2 weeks. The Phi Phi Islands were just as amazing as we had seen on postcards and in movie...

October 30, 2017

After leaving the lively city of Bangkok, Thailand, we went for a much more easy going atmosphere in Chiang Mai. We were volunteering at the most relaxing little village with local woodcarvers called Kad sala. Our volunteering tasks were teaching English and helping th...

October 27, 2017

On our trip through Chiang Mai, Thailand, we met Beau who is from Queensland, Austrailia. At the age of 25, he is traveling solo throughout South East Asia. When we met him he had lost his bank card, but was staying at Kad Sala: Open Mind Camp as a volunteer like us.

October 27, 2017

Chef Jekky is a trained Thai Chef who is a born hustler. Once a week she offers Thai cooking classes to travelers and expats at her home that also doubles as a Homestay. Jekky also does private tours to many attractions in and around Bangkok. She is a very honest and g...

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...

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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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