I was recently walking along the National Mall in Washington, DC, when I saw a family leaving the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. As they passed a trash can, the mother tossed in her empty water bottle. Her son stopped in his tracks and his eyes grew wide. “But Mom! That’s recyclable! You can’t put that in more »
Paige recently wrote a post for the SAVacations blog about parrillas in Buenos Aires.
All Over the Map is the featured blog today over on the SITS girls website. Welcome to our SITStahs! Hope you enjoy what you see here. Let us know if you have any questions or suggestions. -Paige and Vero
Crystal blue waters. A white sand beach as far as you can see. Gentle waves break over discarded beer bottles, plastic buckets, and the feet of a young traveler. The camera pans across the beach and we see he is not alone in his debauched state. All over the beach lumps of people are interspersed with more »
Seventh Generation has sponsored this post to spread the word about reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act. Here at All Over the Map, we try our best to be good stewards of the environment, and we are also rather protective of our children’s health. So we were very surprised to learn, after the recent spill more »
During our travels, I have, to my children’s great horror, taken it upon myself to document toilets wherever we go. Some people do doors, windows, or funny signs; I chose toilets. They are such simple things, toilets, and often truly foul. But there’s no denying that they carry a great deal of importance in our more »
The sun is so bright it sets fire inside your eyelids. You dig your feet under the scorching sand on the surface to the cool damp layer beneath. The waves, the birds, the giddy squeal of kids, join in a crashing, ecstatic lullaby. Ahhhh… if only it were not February, snowing for the umpteenth time more »
“Aaaah, BA… happy memories,” wrote a friend on Facebook. “Aaagh, I love it. My home for four years,” wrote another friend on Facebook. “Ahhh, Buenos Aires, love that city,” wrote Adam Seper of Bootsnall in an email. “The last time I was in Buenos Aires, something… magical happened. I can’t really explain it. Something karmical,” more »