Holiday Gift Guide – Gifts for the Kid Traveler

Here at Around the World with Kids, we believe in family travel, and taking your kids on all sorts of fun adventures. I’ve been traveling with mine since they were babies and now I’m incredibly proud of how good they are at traveling. Treat your kids to some fun activities and gear to make traveling…

Holiday Gift Guide – Gifts for the Dad Traveler

When we travel, Dad from home loosens up and turns into the Dad who is up for adventure and trying new things. We love bringing out that side of my husband and encourage him to come out as often as possible. To help the Dad in your life make that same transformation, I’ve put together…

Paseo de Gracia

I LOVE to shop. It’s my second favorite activity (after traveling). I got this from my mother. So imagine I’m in Barcelona – with my mom – and we are near one of the most famous shopping streets in the world. You know we are going to make a stop along Paseo de Gracia. Paseo…

My American Girl Dream

Most girls who grew up in the 1980s and 1990s in the US knew about American Girl Dolls by Pleasant Company. I was around 8 when I first heard about American Girl. Kristen, Samantha and Molly were all 9 year old girls growing up in different time periods in the US, going through the same…

Shopping in India: What to Buy

For much of my shopping in India series I’ve concentrated on where to shop, now I want to talk a little on what to buy.  Obviously everyone has opinions on what is a must buy in India.  This is what I’ve found exciting and worth spending my hard earned money on year after year. Saris Saris are uniquely Indian…

Shopping in India: Local Neighborhood Markets

The next stop in this series about Shopping in India is the local “market”. It’s just a collection of vendors selling everyday items to locals, but probably my favorite place to shop. Every town and many local neighborhoods within large cities have a market day. While they look like mass chaos, it’s worth falling into…