The places we live and people around us shape who we become. I don’t know if I knew exactly how true this was until I had the fortune to be able to return to my hometown of Stavanger, Norway. I
Hike to Preikestolen: What to Know
Sometimes we pass up opportunities. Then if we get them again, we grab on. I grew up in Stavanger, Norway. It afforded me many opportunities I would not have otherwise had. I took advantage of most — from summer camp
The Return Home: Bergen to Stavanger
Our Norway adventure was motivated by my desire to return home after thirty-five years. I am what is known as a third culture kid. My father’s job moved us overseas when I was five-years-old. We made a one year stop
Norway’s Fjords: From Bergen to Flam
With one of the longest coastlines in the world, the small country of Norway boasts some of the most beautiful views in the world. And many hours of travel to get to each end with a variety of scenic transportation
A Return to Norway with Kids
As a child I lived in Arkansas, then Oklahoma and then at age five moved to London for a year. From there our family took a short hop across the North Sea to move to Stavanger, Norway for nine years.
Read Troll Stories, Travel to Meet Scandinavian Trolls
This blog is founded on the principle that travel is an excellent way to introduce kids to different cultures. Travel presents many opportunities for learning, education and building empathy. Each culture has their own stories handed down over the generations.
Traveling with Kids is Fun – or Not
Following is a guest blog post by the grand matriarch of Insider Families, Lavelle Carlson. She shares her experiences as an expat traveling with kids, managing fears and handling of circumstances that could not have been foreseen. Some of these