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Changes: 5 Lessons Learned from Traveling with Baby

Shanna Chicago Skyline

Babies change everything.  Especially travel. I had never put so much though into the process of going through the security line at the airport.  I planned out every move, every necessary action in the security dance, aware that every forgotten detail would become infinitely more difficult with a potentially fussy baby in arms and other […]

Boldly Go: How seeing the world has removed much of my fear of travel

These women in Morocco work in a coop where they grind the seeds from the Argan tree into oil that is sold and used for the skin and hair. They let me sit with them and give it a try.

She admonished me first not to go (though she knew that wouldn’t be an argument that she would win.)  She then told us that she thought that we shouldn’t ride on the metro in Madrid, because terrorists often target subways for bombings. My mother has never been to Europe, so she obviously had no idea […]