Waiting for your kids to come home from an overseas trip is nerve wracking. Although you know an exchange experience is a great for them – the fact they are over 7000 km away makes it tough. I guess this is something we will have
It was only two short years ago when we first met the LeNoble family from Annecy, France. Virginie, Jacques, Zoe and Juline were spending three weeks in Beijing, China. We just happened to stay at the same awesome hutong. Our families both had two daughters and we
One thing we feel really good about with our Global FieldTrip is that is has inspired others to “go for it” and travel – especially our family from Australia! Last Christmas, our cousins from outside of Melbourne wanted to experience a white Christmas in Canada
After a fabulous Global Field Trip night, we started the official tourist part of Ravi and Anju’s holidays. Let’s go Ontario! Of course, when you are in Ontario, one must go and see the famous Wonder of North America – Niagara Falls. So we packed up
For our last Global Fieldtrip Night we enjoyed a different type of evening. The weather was amazing, so we were able to start our gathering outside. We started off with eating of course by having an international pot luck. People brought dishes from different countries
What a combination! At our last global fieldtrip night, we combined our images of China and Australia to showcase the similarities and differences between the two incredible countries! We had a great crowd who were open to trying a variety of tastes such as stir
From one area of Asia to another – off we go to remember our time in Southeast Asia. Specifically this Global Fieldtrip Night will share our photos and reflections from Thailand, Viet Nam and Cambodia. Come join us on Saturday, March 19th at 7:00pm. As always, everyone
Hi All, We hope everyone is doing well and enjoying a great start to the New Year! Up until now, we have been lucky to have Oliver at home and able to support our Global FieldTrip evenings. Now that he has started his new job at
Happy New Year – All the best for 2016! Our last Global Fieldtrip Night highlighted our exploration of the Holy Lands (Israel and Palestine) along with Jordan and Cyprus. There were close to 50 people in attendance even though it was on a Friday night.
Last year while on our trip to Northern France and Belgium, Mikhaila and Zoe created the following tribute for our Canadian heroes. Make sure to remember.
The night we came home from the airport, the conversation went something like this: Katina: “It will be nice to relax at your place” Mom: “Of course it will be relaxing, but we also wanted to do a small family gathering tomorrow….” Well for all
After almost 400 days on the road – it was time to go home. We have truly enjoyed our time in South America and know we will be back for more. On our way back to Toronto, we decided to enjoy every last moment….this included
Well, here is our last food post of the trip….and what a way to finish up! The food in Peru was both interesting and delicious. We honestly didn’t find the time to do any official cooking lessons while there, but we did have the opportunity
After an incredible time on the Lares Trek and Machu Picchu, we were ready for some down time and the town of Ollantaytambo was exactly what we needed. The area is the best example of what Incan towns used to be like. Thankfully, the Spanish never bothered
Throughout our trip, we have met some amazing people who have really enriched our travels and experiences in different countries. While in Peru, we were lucky to meet up with the leader of the “World Schooling movement” Lainie Liberti and her son Miro. This dynamic