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

November 5, 2017

Getting ourselves out of the high priced excursions, eat-out-every-night and pampered vacation mindset was essential. We are travelers on this trip, not vacationers. If you are unaware of the difference, click here. Below is a short list of ways to save money while on...

September 19, 2017

If you are going to Disney World, we have one bit of advice for you… download the My Disney Experience app and utilize the FastPass+. It will save you from standing in lines for hours on rides and attractions.

August 10, 2017

The real question that potential globetrotters should consider is whether they want to Vacation or Travel. This may sound like splitting hairs at first, but it’s important to understand what your travel goals are.

June 19, 2017

Let’s pretend for a moment that you have decided to travel and started to save. That ‘pipe-dream’ is getting more real. Then comes the hard decisions of what to do with your home and your material possessions. To make an extended trip or long vacation financially possi...

May 31, 2017

At this point in the research, I felt good about the value we were getting with our tickets. And then I saw the Kayak quote for Kuala Lumpur to Sydney. The airfare we had purchased for that specific flight cost $301/person, which made up a large chunk of our budget for...

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...

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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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