About Heidi

Heidi has a passion for travel and has been exploring the world with her husband and 2 kids, since August 2012. She's visited more than 50 countries and loves to write about their family adventures, mishaps and costs. She has been an inspiration to others wanting to live their dreams. Her travel tips, planning posts, cost breakdowns, accommodation, and product reviews are also very popular. Her current home base is in Spain. Any post on this site may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, there is no extra cost for you and we may receive a commission.

Teens In Paris Christmas Markets, Museums, Vintage Shopping

Paris with teenagers is an entirely different experience and I have to say quite enjoyable.  This was our second Christmas in Paris with Grandma Linda, but this time with teens.  We experienced Paris Christmas markets, dazzling lights, museums, food, shops, sights, scooters, Christmas jammies, independence, games & more!

Teens In Paris Christmas Markets, Museums, Vintage Shopping. Paris with teenagers is an entirely different experience. Paris Christmas markets, dazzling lights, museums, food, shops, sights, scooters, games and more!  Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Experiential Learning Spanish Civil War & Pronunciation

Each Autumn our consulting and blogging takes a little siesta, so Alan and I take full advantage of this time to work on projects and improve our Spanish.  This time we tried experiential learning Spanish mixed with some traditional classroom time.  Yep, we are taking the slow road to fluency, but at least we are still on that road!  To top it all off, we know we are better than we were last year!

Experiential learning Spanish and pronunciation. Alternative ways to learn Spanish & experience history at the same time with a Spanish Civil War Workshop. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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19 Creative Gift Ideas For The Holidays Or Any Occasion

As we are a traveling family living in Spain, space is of great importance to us.  We try very hard not to collect too many material “things” as we want to keep our belongings to a minimum.  We have decided to share a Creative Gifts Guide.  These are great gift ideas for the person who has everything and we even provide you fun and creative ways to give a gift!

A creative Gifts Guide, which are perfect as Christmas gifts for friends or family Christmas gifts. It doesn’t have to stop there, they are also ideal for that gift exchange or great gift ideas for the person who has everything. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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International Money Transfers & TransferWise Fees

We are often asked about what we do for international money transfers.  Unfortunately I rarely have a straightforward answer, because it is one of those “it depends” type answers.  We will share with you some of our money transfer tools & tips.

What do we use for international money transfers? Of course, it depends, so we share some of our money transfer tools & tips with you! Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Details About Getting Our Teen Braces In Spain

It looks like some people are curious about our experience with teen braces in Spain, so time to dig into the details and frequently asked questions for you!  We will cover the process for finding the right orthodontist, the process we went through, as well as our cost for braces in Spain.

Hers's our experience with teen braces in Spain! We will cover finding an orthodontist, the treatment we followed, as well as our cost for braces in Spain. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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11 Creative Ways To Give A Gift (Give Money, Trips or Anything)

Unique and Creative Ways To Give A Gift. Scavenger hunt, riddles, puzzle pieces, a suprise gift, a special gift & more. Fun ways to present gifts!

Unique and Creative Ways To Give A Gift. Scavenger hunt, riddles, puzzle pieces, a suprise gift, a special gift & more. Fun ways to present gifts! Why not make some fun with the way you present the gift. We will share with you ideas which are perfect to replace the old-fashioned way of wrapping gifts. These would work for any gift and are ideal for those that are obvious or difficult to wrap, like golf clubs, a game console, spa visit or anything else you can think of. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

 

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Driving in Spain and Spanish Road Signs

As you know, we have been living in Spain for a few years, and during that time we have done our fair share of driving and trying to figure out the Spanish road signs.  I remember when we first arrived and trying to figure out the rules of the road.  Coming from the United States, there were plenty of things that were familiar, but many others that just made us wonder, or look up the answer on the internet.

We have welcomed several visitors to Spain and it has been fun driving around with them.  It is fun hearing their thoughts on driving in Spain as well the meaning of the road signs in Spain and the street markings.  Did you know we have a Zebra, Giraffe and Jellyfish crossing?  What about the Poo Stop or Ninja’s on the loose?

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Facts For Spain & Maps Of Spain

Every now and again we receive questions which we are dying to just type a reply of “Google it!”.  We tend to just answer the question as it is either a client, future client or a loyal reader.  Hopefully this post on facts for Spain, including maps of Spain will do the trick and help some of you find your answers.  These should be handy if you are just travelling to Spain or if you are planning to move to Spain.

We share some of the basic facts for Spain, including maps of Spain with you. Whether you are just planning to visit Spain or Move to Spain these will help. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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