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

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 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...

October 1, 2017

After leaving San Diego, we spent our 2nd week of our World Tour in Los Angeles, California! To be more specific, we did a lot of hang time in El Segundo. We visited the La Brea Tar Pits, The LA County Natural History Museum, Santa Monica Pier, The Grand Central Market...

October 1, 2017

Here was the moment we had been dreading since we decided to take this world tour, the terrifying 13-hour flight! (I said that last part with a flashlight under my chin.) We did not expect that even getting to that moment would be a few of the most stressful hours we’v...

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About Us

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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