Piersons Trip Around the World

Northern Argentina

Northern Argentina Salta, Tilcara, Cafayate & Iguazu Falls Exploring Northern Argentina From Bariloche, we continued our exploration of South America in Northern Argentina and flew to Salta. The Salta region was one we added to our itinerary late in the game after hearing others tell us it was a place we had to visit. As […]

Patagonia – Southern Argentina

Patagonia Southern Argentina Exploring Patagonia After saying good-bye to the grandparents, we began slowly working our way up through the Argentinian side of Patagonia. For a little over three weeks, we explored the mountain towns of El Calafate, El Chaltèn and Bariloche. During the day, we filled our lungs with fresh air while taking some amazing […]


Antarctica Antarctica After seven months, we made it to continent number seven on our around the world family adventure – Antarctica! From Montevideo, Uruguay, we made a brief stop in Buenos Aires before boarding our plane for our flight to Ushuaia, on the southern tip of Argentina. In Ushuaia we reunited with the grandparents and […]


Three weeks in Uruguay Uruguay Direct flights between Kenya and South America aren’t the easiest flights to find, and when traveling with the little ones, we try our best to not to have 20 or 24 hour travel days. To break up the flight on this particular leg of our journey, we first flew from […]

The Masai Mara

The Masai Mara Next stop: Masai Mara A couple of short, light aircraft flights delivered us from Meru National Park to the Masai Mara, our home for the next four nights. When it comes to wildlife viewing opportunities, especially big cats, there hasn’t been anywhere we’ve visited that compares to the Masai Mara. Exploring the […]

A Drive Through Portugal

Our drive through Portugal A drive through Portugal When our week in Santiago de Compostela was complete, we began our drive South through Portugal. Over the course of nine nights, we drove across the country from the top to the bottom, stopping in hotels for one or two nights at a time.  While one or […]

Barcelona, Bilbao, & Santiago de Compostela

Barcelona, Bilbao, & Santiago de Compostela Across northern Spain On to Spain After our week in Dubrovnik, three weeks in Croatia were complete, and it was time to continue our adventure. Next stop: Barcelona, Spain. Five months into our adventure now, it’s become very apparent that the world is becoming much more of a global […]

Plitvice Lakes & Krka National Parks, & Split, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes & Krka National Parks & Split, Croatia Split, Croatia After our few nights in the capital city of Zagreb, we began our journey back towards the coast, en route to Split. The drive from Zagreb to Split is about five hours by car. Plitvice Lakes National Park is situated right around the halfway […]

Ljubljana, Slovenia & Zagreb, Croatia

Ljubljana, Slovenia & Zagreb, Croatia Ljubljana, Slovenia & Zagreb, Croatia After our week in the Istrian city of Rovinj, we drove North into Slovenia where we based ourselves in the capitol city of Ljubljana and explored the surrounding area. Highlights included our visit to a local Slovenian primary school and Lake Bled. From Slovenia, we […]

Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj, Croatia Rovinj, Croatia Rovinj, Croatia was everything we imagined Croatia to be. It was a great first stop with a robust food scene, markets filled with fresh produce, breads, jams and olive oils. Amazing home-made pastas and fresh seafood at very reasonable prices, pedestrian only cobblestone city streets.  https://youtu.be/J5uGfZSWyj4 Exploring the market in Rovinj […]