Travel

Travel Tips: Packing List of Activities and Toys for Toddlers

Travel Tips Activities for Toddlers

My word for this year is ACTION. Because sometimes it’s easy to get caught up in dreams and planning and the day-to-day activities of life and never actually take action. In the past, I’ve had a hard time posting regularly because I needed every post to be perfect. And that’s why I have so many (dozens) of draft posts hanging out and just waiting to be finished and shared.

We’re lucky enough to live only a little over an hour south of the vibrant city of Vancouver, BC, and we usually head north across the border a few times a month to visit family.  Since we’re in the city so frequently, we often get questions from friends on where to eat. 

I’ve never seen anything like it. At 6:00 in the morning, the first truck rolled in, a father and son who started their pilgrimage from their home in Houston at three a.m. to drive west and be first in line at Franklin Barbecue. They didn’t anticipate someone would have beaten them to the punch, our…

Stepping off the plane in Denpasar and climbing into our driver’s car, the smells and sounds of the island enveloped me.  The humid, sticky air smelled of savory charred chicken and chiles mixed with sour smoke from trash burning in roadside fires, those smells wafting through the high-pitched buzz of hundreds of motorbikes.  Small children…