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Packing like a Ninja

February 27, 2015 — by Mama fish0

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How to pack before travel with kids

Picking out the right quantity and attire for your indefinite travel plans can be nothing less than a challenge. Add in kids, an electronic fanatic, and the unknown adventure that lies ahead… uff, we are talking about the skills of a real packing ninja. Need not to worry, here you have a basic guideline to how we managed to get our whole family packed into two “carry-on sized” backpacks.

Local temperatures – deal maker or deal breaker? Before you plan your big adventure, it is best to consider the time of year you will be embarking on this journey and what the weather will be like. Weather.com has a great 10 day forecast, which more often than not, has been quite accurate for us when it comes to planning what we are going to bring on our trip. By far, the easiest packing for a family involves the warmer destinations on the planet. This is not to say packing for colder climates is impossible. Here is a sample list of what we have packed for our 6 month adventure through Central Asia.

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6 Tips for a Family Trip

February 26, 2015 — by Big Fish0

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Making the most of your buck and adjusting your budget to fit your travel needs is more about flexibility and adventure, than thinking any trip is out of reach. When traveling as a family over-all budget becomes very important because it can add up quickly. Here are a few small fish tricks to consider while not spending a fortune along the way. The world is your oyster, here’s your opportunity to take it by by storm,

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Living the dream

February 24, 2015 — by apalomar1

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What "Living the Dream" means for us. A Family Travel Blog.

This statement is globally used by people every day, but what does it exactly refer to? Think about it for a moment: Living the dream.

In our experience, this term has come up in two very specific occasions. First, in 2008, we were “Living the Dream” when we quit our big company jobs to open our own businesses (CrossFit Canarias, FunctionalWOD) where we could do whatever we wanted and had complete control of the quality of lives we desired to live. Next, in 2014, we were (once again) “Living the Dream” when we decided to take the world by storm and turn our indefinite future into one big vacation with Small Fish Big World.

It is very true that in our work oriented culture, travel or vacation-time is limited to a short 2-3 weeks. Naturally, making it very difficult to experience culture and the sense of adventure when all one wants to do is relax, recover, and prepare for yet another long burst of working days. It is after those short weeks when the magic happens, the adventure captures your soul, the child in you comes alive…the dream is planted.

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