Peru

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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 »

Instagram Beach Lust

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 »

Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley with Kids

    Going it alone (ish) While hiking the Inca Trail seems amazing, the thought of hiking 26 miles up and down mountains with three kids and trying to keep up with Globe Trekker-ish 20-something backpackers just didn’t seem realistic. And while there are a host of adventure travel type tour operators who cater some more »

To Lizzy Wasi, Thanks for everything! Worth Wasi

  Although I’m a calculated traveler who likes to plan way ahead and research trips to death, the actual act of buying plane tickets usually becomes an auction-like frenzy, with eight or nine different search sites open and a sprint to find a credit card before our ticket prices expire in 2:37 minutes on screen more »

Travel Fatigue

I’ve just run out of Q-tips. I have 5 ibuprofen tablets left. I finally threw out my trusty black pants from Uniqlo that I wore every day it was under 75 degrees Fahrenheit. And that was more days than I’d hoped. They had developed a hole in a rather obscene location, and my repairs weren’t more »

Photo Post: Street sweets in Lima.

Street sweets in Lima. A post shared by Paige Conner Totaro ✈️ (@alloverthemap) on May 31, 2013 at 5:32am PDT

Photo Post: The winter fog, la garua, is settling in in Lima.

The winter fog, la garua, is settling in in Lima. A post shared by Paige Conner Totaro ✈️ (@alloverthemap) on May 31, 2013 at 5:23am PDT

Photo Post: A #travel photo for today’s #tmomphoto challenge. One more day til we fly to Buenos Aires!

A #travel photo for today's #tmomphoto challenge. One more day til we fly to Buenos Aires! A post shared by Paige Conner Totaro ✈️ (@alloverthemap) on May 30, 2013 at 4:10am PDT

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