Video: Week Thirteen – Southern California and Arizona

In this episode, Melissa returns from her European adventures and reunites with Reuben for explorations in Southern California and Arizona! Please enjoy as we hike through some incredible scenery as well as visit cool (and …

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Four Days in Southern Arizona

We entered southern Arizona near Yuma after a few days in Southern California. We’ve traveled through the northwestern part of the state before on a tour of the Grand Circle of National Parks last year, …

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Five Days in Southern California

Reunited once again after my travels abroad, Reuben and I met up in Southern California at my brother’s house in Bakersfield. Reuben will soon post a video about his two solo weeks in California. We …

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Video: Week Twelve – Romania (Special Edition)

In this episode,  my mother and I continue our annual mother-daughter trip to Bulgaria and Romania! Here we spend six days exploring Romania,  a country with a complex history,  delicious food,  and warm hearted people. …

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Video: Road Trip USA Student Q&A

One of our teacher friends,  Mrs. Ricketts,  has developed a curriculum for her students centered on our travels called Road Trip USA. The students have developed their first set of questions for us,  so in …

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Six Days in Romania

We visited Romania after spending nine days in nearby Bulgaria. Though we consider ourselves worldly, we honestly didn’t anticipate how different these two countries would be despite being so close to each other. For example, …

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Video: Week Eleven – Bulgaria (Special Edition!)

Apologies on the delay since our last post. I’ve been traveling abroad for an annual mother-daughter trip – this year in Bulgaria and Romania! Stay tuned for our travels to Romania, but please enjoy this …

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Two Days in Veliko Tarnovo

After traveling to multiple other cities in Bulgaria, we were very excited about Veliko Tarnovo based on the reactions of people we told we planned a visit. We were not disappointed! The city is extraordinarily …

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Four Days on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast

The Black Sea, once referred to as the “Inhospitable Sea” by the ancient Greeks, is now anything but. We spent four days along the Black Sea coast in Bulgaria, stopping in Burgas, St. Anastasia Island, …

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Three Days in Sofia, Bulgaria

After traveling cross-country in the US with my husband for the past couple of months and having a ball, it required a mental shift to travel abroad for my annual mother-daughter trip. However, Sofia, Bulgaria …

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