Paige Conner Totaro

Paige Conner Totaro has written 360 posts for All Over the Map

How to GeekyCon: a parent guide

I have never felt so old and out of touch in my life. There are adorable young people in costumes – antlers, ears, tails, Potter-esque school robes – in a line hundreds long to get autographs and photos of people I’ve never heard of. Well, OK, I’ve heard of a few of them because my more »

Beaches near Washington, DC: Flag Ponds Nature Park

Need a taste of salt air and the feel of sand between your toes but you can’t bear the thought of 4+ hours in Bay Bridge traffic? We’ll be featuring some of our favorite beaches near Washington, DC this summer. If you have a favorite, please let us know in the comments below. Just an more »

Looking for an eco-friendly vacation for your family?

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 »

Parrillas in Argentina

Paige recently wrote a post for the SAVacations blog about parrillas in Buenos Aires. 

Welcome, SITS girls!

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

Are tourists ruining travel?

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 »

Do You Know What Dangers Lurk in Your Cabinets?

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 »

Toilets All Over the Map

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 »

Our latest e-book

We are thrilled to announce the release of our e-book, Brussels with Kids, a guidebook for families traveling to the European capital. With added bonus - a comic book just for the kids by illustrator Sharon Emerson!

Brussels with Kids

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