Destinations

Cancún: What to know before you go

After a busy few months at work for Mr. Zed and I, we knew we wanted to get away for Memorial Day weekend. The criteria: somewhere warm, beach and pool accessible, family-friendly, and of course there had to be delicious food. We decided on Cancún, Mexico. A major deciding factor was that Mr. Zed's parents own a timeshare there, and happened to be headed there for a couple weeks...so we invited ourselves along.  Pro tip: if you're planning on crashing your in-laws' vacation, it helps to have awesome in-laws and cute kids.  (more…)

Travel Gear

What’s in the bag?  Beach bag edition

When you become a mother, you take on several other titles: you're chief cook and (literally) bottle washer, doctor, teacher, magician, and most definitely pack mule. Everyone counts on you to be prepared for all contingencies, and a beach trip is no different. Here's what the Zeds need for a great day at the beach: (more…)

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Passport tips for babies

I’m hot and cold about getting my passport renewed. On the one hand, a new passport is a blank slate: crisp blue pages just waiting to be stamped, a blank book in which experiences and memories are recorded, in the form of stamps and visas.  I love paging through an Read more…

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The first flight

We took the Zed twins on their first flight when they were only a few weeks old. It was a short flight, just ATL > MYR, so short a flight that you're lucky to get beverage service. There we were at the airport, just Mr. Zed and the babies and I....and two car seats, a double stroller, an obscenely large diaper bag filled to bursting with every gizmo and gadget that new parents "need", and (more…)

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Meet the Zeds

Hello! Bonjour, hola, âllo, or (as we say in Georgia) hey y'all!  We're the Zeds--a family of four with a passion for travel. First, it was just Mr. Zed and I (and a pair of roaming gnomes).  We enjoy planning a champagne trip on a beer budget--although we love to splurge now and then! Almost five years ago, the little Zeds came along.  We have a son and a daughter (twins!) who share our appreciation for travel, food, and experiencing new things. Follow us as we explore the world! Follow my blog with Bloglovin (more…)