Nowhere on earth is more history packed into a single square mile. This walled city is shared uneasily by Jews, Muslims, Christians — and especially tourists, each on their own pilgrimage. Our pilgrimage led us to the Western Wall where we each scribbled a prayer. Once you’ve walked through the streets of Jerusalem and experienced […]
They’ve taken you to Machu Picchu. They’ve shown you the Forbidden City. Now your two intrepid young guides lead you into Jordan for a private tour of Petra, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and unquestionably one of the most magnificent destinations we’ve encountered on the planet.
Watch our family chase the myth of the “Perfect Moment” deep into the Sahara Desert.What we actually discovered out there was the meaning of “irony.” Once we arrived at our overnight camp in the desert, and darkness forced our cameras to stop rolling, the ephemeral “Perfect Moment” was quickly shaken off. It was replaced by […]
When you’re wandering the world, you never know who you’re going to meet.
Life in the Muslim world just sounds different than it does back home. Give a listen.
From the moment we thought about the trip, we imagined crossing the Straits of Gibraltar to be this grand romantic moment — moving from one continent to another across the sea. But the more we read about the logistics of actually schlepping to the boat, getting tickets, the horror stories about the buses and taxis […]
Not every thirteen year-old girl would happily agree to practice guitar with a total stranger while her father filmed them. Definitely not our thirteen year-old girl.
When the road is your home, the restaurants of the world end up being your kitchen. Eating only in restaurants actually grows quite tiresome after a while. On our first night in Bilbao, we arrived late and the owner of the apartment we were renting pointed us to a neighborhood joint that he loves. At […]
There’s high season. There’s low season. Then there’s January 27th. One of the great joys of traveling for a whole year is that for large swaths of time, you get the world to yourself.
We’ve seen a lot of sunsets on our journey — but only one worth making a movie about. They call Kerala “God’s Own Country.” Maybe these images help explain why. With this short film, we bid farewell (namaskār) to India. When we arrived in this country, the kids were a little afraid to step out […]