traveling with kids beyond theme parks:

Exploring science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics while discovering your world

My family and I live in Santa Barbara, California. I love going on little "adventures" with my two young daughters, taking them on day trips or short weekend trips to experience new things that can challenge them in some way—though our jewel of a town has much to offer, too!

Though many come to Southern California for the theme parks, I think it has a lot more to offer. As a programmer and lover of all things science, I tend to look for activities that can foster a deeper understanding of our world.

This blog is a home for educational kid-friendly activities centered around Southern California—though I occasionally explore other areas when I get the chance! And because we don't travel all the time, I'll also share fun facts, travel advice, and product recommendations to make your adventures more enjoyable.



I earned a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in Computer Science, then worked as a software engineer for ten years before quitting my job to start a new chapter of my life. Now I blog and write things, but mostly I go on nerdy adventures with tiny people.

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