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Welcome to The Wandering Daughter! As a mother to three children, I know how daunting the idea of family travel can seem. I’m here to make travel more accessible and approachable to families. With my stories and tips, I hope I can inspire you to take your kids out into the world and start exploring.

Check out the places The Wandering Daughter has been to get inspiration for your own travel adventures!

Our family at Lincoln Park in Seattle
(photo credit: Haner Photography, 2017)

It’s easy to think that adventurous family travel is too expensive, complicated, or unattainable. But in my experience, it’s none of those things. The more I travel with my kids, the more I realize that it is one of the most rewarding and memorable experiences I’ve ever had. I have always veered towards the unconventional in my travel style.  Exploring the good as well as the bad. Embracing my tourist side as well as living like a local. Throughout my years of travel, I have stayed at luxury five star hotels in Asia, and camped out in school yards in Africa.  I have enjoyed meals at fine dining restaurants, as well as eaten snacks at road-side stalls.

That’s why I created The Wandering Daughter. I strive to instill the spirit of travel in my children, in hopes that one day they too will be world explorers and adventurers. Thanks for joining me on this ride!

Want to learn about my professional work? Check out my Work With Me page.

Disclosure Statement:

The Wandering Daughter blog is a personal blog written and edited by me.

However, some of my posts have been sponsored by brands or companies. Although I have received some form of compensation for writing my post, my opinions are my own, and I am honest about the experiences that I have had.

You may also see that I have a few advertisements on my blog. All advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by a third party ad network. I use Google Ad Sense to generate targeted ads, and will be paid only through clicks on the ad.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

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