Fun ways to help your kids engage with the world abound. Use these travel from home ideas as a jumping-off point for many exciting and educational adventures. While you enjoy the warmth and coziness of your home during the winter months, you and your kids can head out on countless imaginative adventures. Check out these travel from home ideas for curious families.
Kate Ramos is a food blogger with a passion for Mexican and Central American cuisine. She channels this passion and her creative energies into the website ¡Hola! Jalapeño, an indulgent exploration of Latin American-inspired cuisine and cultures. As a former food editor, chef, and recipe developer, she crafts delectable dishes with a fun international flair. Recently, Kate took time out of her day to discuss the secret to crafting delicious Central American recipes.
Are you ready to whip up some delicious Brazilian food recipes? Then, Mari Coelho of Together We Cook has you covered. Born and raised in Brazil, she grew up savoring vibrant, multiethnic Brazilian cuisine, and she’s developed a variety of tasty recipes evocative of her homeland’s delectable dishes. We recently caught up with her to talk Brazilian recipes and the key to crafting show-stopping meals.
Peruvian food recipes showcase a remarkable diversity of ingredients, including bountiful fresh fish and countless varieties of corn and chilies. And don’t even get us started on Peruvian potatoes! The Eat Peru blog is on a mission to bring the wonders of Peruvian dishes to a broader audience of foodies. Here’s Keith Lang of Eat Peru’s take on what makes Peruvian recipes so delectable.
For nearly five decades, Michelle O. Fried has made her home in Ecuador, devoting herself to the creation of Andean food. Her goal? Designing recipes for the modern kitchen that capture the traditional flavors and nutritional value of Ecuadorian cooking. We recently spoke with Michelle, from her home in Ecuador, about the process of translating traditional Ecuadorian food into recipes that are both accessible for today’s cooks and high in nutritional value.
Pilar Hernandez is a cookbook author and food blogger dedicated to bringing the best in Chilean food to her audience. She crafts delicious traditional recipes using ingredients readily available in American supermarkets. Her blog and cookbook also highlight Chilean hospitality, which is based on the Spanish phrase “quédate un poquito” or “stay awhile.” Find out more about her background, passion for Chilean cuisine, and which recipe she’s loving right now.
Denise Browning runs the website Easy and Delish, specializing in Brazilian cuisine. A mom of two girls, she understands the importance of relying on go-to recipes that are healthy yet delectable. We recently sat down with Denise to discuss her background, passion for traditional Brazilian food, and which recipe she feels exemplifies the Brazilian way of cooking.
To help “flatten the curve” when it comes to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), institutions and organizations around the world have enacted temporary closures—from schools to museums, libraries to theaters, and more. How do you keep your homeschoolers entertained and engaged despite these closures? Virtual art museum tours represent one of many ways. They expose kids to new artwork and artifacts despite “stay at home” orders. Let’s take a look at the many fantastic options for exploring the world’s great cultural centers.
Travel may be on the back burner right now, but you can still escape into exciting destinations at a moment’s notice right from the comfort of your couch. Learn about global cultures, inspire wanderlust, and have plenty of fun as a family by watching our pick of the 11 best travel movies. And because our list of films for families appeals to all ages, you’ll look forward to movie night just as much as your children!
Just because a family vacation isn’t in your immediate future doesn’t mean there aren’t beautiful ways to learn more about the world and other cultures while at home. Check out these ten crafts designed to get your kids excited about other countries and cultures around the world.