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3 Must Try Ramen Shops in New York

3 Must Try Ramen Shops in New York

Ramen is my family’s favorite meal to find in all the places we travel. If there’s a city with a good ramen shop, that’s a place we will definitely go. New York is no different. With the many amazing food places in New York it’s […]

Travel Talk: How to Include Your Middle Schooler

Travel Talk: How to Include Your Middle Schooler

In the spirit of the new school year… This is my 7th year teaching middle schoolers. Yay! Another year has begun. And over the years, I have found that a middle schooler wants the same thing we, as adults, want: respect. Granted, respect, in most […]

The #1 Mistake I Made Traveling Japan with a Toddler

The #1 Mistake I Made Traveling Japan with a Toddler

Traveling Japan with a young toddler can be tough. This is what my husband and I quickly realized on our first trip to Japan since our little one was born. My husband’s concern prior to our trip: How can a 14 month old appreciate all […]

A Few Nights in Austin: Girl’s Trip 2017

A Few Nights in Austin: Girl’s Trip 2017

It was our first girl’s only trip together. Monse and I are both teachers at the same middle school: she teaches Social Studies, I teach Physical Education. Originally we were to have a group of three, but our other colleague couldn’t make it, so off […]

Taking Off: The Sights from London Heathrow

Taking Off: The Sights from London Heathrow

The song of London Heathrow should be “rain rain go away, come again another day.” Just our luck; London Heathrow heard our call for a break in the rain and delivered! Flying out was a treat for us as the sun shone down on the […]

A Sneak Peek: Landing at LAX

A Sneak Peek: Landing at LAX

Landing at LAX (Los Angeles International Airport) is a lot of fun when you have a window seat. Often times you get a glimpse of the skyscrapers in Downtown Los Angeles. Even the Hollywood sign is visible on a clear enough day! The surrounding hills, […]