On our journey, we were blessed with weirdly nice weather and oddly good timing nearly everywhere we went. It’s not that we didn’t have our rainy days (in Venice), our blistering cold days (in Budapest), and our staggeringly hot days (in Bangkok) — but for the most part, we managed to bob and weave with […]
On the coast of Kenya, if you wake up early enough, you get to witness a few minor miracles.
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.
Sister: When people say the Dead Sea, I think of the crystal clear sea and the oily salt water keeping me afloat as I lay back effortlessly. It is magical how the water let me sit down like I was sitting in a chair, but there was nothing underneath me. The turquoise water was so […]
Back in 1997, before we had kids, we bought a slightly neglected three-story house in the Hollywood Hills that was designed by an architect on the brink of becoming a superstar. Our house, the one where Franny was born (or at least the one she arrived at when we returned from Cedar-Sinai) was one of […]
Today we celebrate the first decade of Finn. Happy birthday to a remarkable kid — philosopher, writer, muse, pool shark, geography expert, the original Optimistic Eye, our travel companion and guide. He surely has more stamps in his passport than most ten years olds on the planet — and he even knows how especially lucky […]
Your two young guides take you on a private tour of one of the world’s most legendary landmarks.
It is a strict requirement of all filmmaking families traveling around the world to deliver a short film about the Great Wall of China. We frankly had no choice. Please enjoy.