The Escape Artists

Helping Other Families That Also Live for Travel "Escapes"

Our goal is to travel as much as we can, experience as many cool adventures and differing cultures as possible, and through this build lifelong memories and a closer sense of family.

August 19, 2018

Just an 8 minute ferry ride from the southern tip of New York City is a hidden gem called Governor's Island, where you can bike, hike, and explore this island maintained by the National Park Service.

August 14, 2018

An walk through the Lower East Side of New York City makes a great day for the whole family. Sample a variety of foods from the ultra-ethnic to ultra-modern, while learning about one of the most important parts of the City for early immigrants, including a trip to the...

July 16, 2018

Sometimes life requires a good dose – or two – of caffeination. And like many, I love my coffee. And at times, I’ve gotten a little obsessed about my coffee. Sometimes it's the location, like when my wife and I stumbled upon Grado, Italty, this great little beach town...

July 12, 2018

Our family spent 3 days in Beijing exploring some of the ancient sites. Learn what we enjoyed - and didn't - and how to sidestep the expensive travel visa policies you might have read about.

July 1, 2018

Details for a perfect family visit to Luang Prabang, Laos. Visit a beautiful set of waterfalls to swim in its many cascading pools or spend a day learning about and caring for elephants in an elephant sanctuary.

June 28, 2018

How to have a great family vacation in Siem Reap, Cambodia and get your kids to appreciate their visit to Angkor Wat, the other temples, and dive into Cambodian culture and cuisine

June 22, 2018

Hoi An, a very popular town to visit in central Vietnam because of its charm and character, really comes alive at nightfall as paper lanterns strung throughout the city light its pathways. However, be prepared to deal with the crowds as every other tourist has the same...

June 20, 2018

Danang, Vietnam is a great beach resort town in central Vietnam. We spent several days there with our kids during our month-long travels through SE Asia to get a little downtime and recharge our sightseeing batteries.

June 17, 2018

Halong Bay, a UNESCO site located outside of the capital of Hanoi, should be a must for any visitor to Vietnam. It is made up of over 1,960 karts that jettison and is best accessed via a cruise. Transportation to cruise pier from Hanoi is usually handled direct through...

June 15, 2018

Travel tips with kids to Hanoi, Vietnam

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Meet The Escape
Artists!

We vowed not to give up our love of travel once we had children. So we've been stuffing our backpacks and taking our children across the United States and around the world since they were infants. And we've found that no matter the age, there's something for us to learn as a family.

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