Hi there and welcome to my blog. I am a internet addicted, coffee obsessed entrepreneur with 5 crazy munchkins through birth and adoption and the most amazing and supportive husband in the world who always keeps us laughing!
My munchkins ages range between 3-14 years old and while they keep me hecka busy I still can’t shake my main passion in life… Traveling the Globe! So, I pack ’em all up and drag them along for the ride.
When we are not traveling we are hanging out in beautiful Southern CA. We live in a wonderful suburb located between Los Angeles and San Diego. We love spending time together, baking and cheering on our favorite sports teams (SF 49ers, Clippers, Kings and Angels).
I started this blog as a way to document our travels & inspire others to get out there and create memories with their kids as well. I also love sharing recipes, fashion and other fun things I find online or out there in the world!!!
What I never anticipated was that I would meet tons of like minded individuals and friends- that’s YOU! I love connecting with people who share my passions. So, I would be so honored if you would follow me on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Let’s connect and get to know each other!!
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Amber (aka Mama Munchkin)
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Below (from left to right)- Cam (14), Owen (12), Shea (10), Ella (9) and Olivia aka: Liv (3)
Meet the Team
As John Wooden once said, “If you want to go fast… go alone. If you want to go far, you need a team.”
Clearly in travel going far is really what it is all about. And, because I can’t be everywhere all of the time I have a fantastic team behind me.
Meet Rebecca- Global Education Director
Artist, mother and social entrepreneur, Rebecca Peragine, founder of the Global Guardian Project and creator of internationally recognized children’s global art brand, Children Inspire Design. Her art empowers global minded parents to teach children the importance of caring for the earth and all who inhabit it. She also creates artwork for multi-cultural families, like her own, that shows the importance of family roots, languages and cultures. Her passion for global travel keeps her creativity fresh and her work relevant. You can find her traveling internationally with two children, Giovanni and Matteo. Or, if traveling stateside, taking cross-country road trips in their 1964 vintage Airstream.
Founder, Global Guardian Project
Meet Lauren- Marketing Strategist & Destination Editor
Social Media Influencer/ Social Media Strategist/ Graphic Designer
Meet Emilee- West Coast/ International Destination Editor
Emilee is a 23-year old California native and a recent grad from San Diego State University.
During her junior year of college, Emilee spent a year studying abroad in Spain, learning the Spanish language, and traveling to 12 other countries. At 21 years of age, there has not been a year of her life that she have learned more about herself, other people, and other countries.
Studying abroad in Spain ignited a passion within her to explore the world and all of its beauty. Working as a Destination Editor for Global Munchkins allows Emilee to pursue her passion of traveling the world through her work.
So follow along as she collects stamps in her passport, fills her life with unforgettable experiences, and discovers and shares the best of the world’s destinations.
Social Marketing Strategist & World Traveler
Meet Erin- Photographer & Destination Editor
Erin is a former corporate career climber turned professional family photographer. She believes life is way too short to be unhappy and you are never too old (or young!) for adventure. Erin wants to live in a world where frequent vacations are mandatory, laundry folds itself, and people always greet each other with a hug and a smile. She and her husband are currently raising 3 energetic boys in sunny San Diego, CA, but she is constantly dreaming up new trips for them to visit faraway places. When she isn’t photographing her own wild bunch, you will likely find her documenting moments of connection and hilarity for other families in Southern California. Erin’s work has been featured in Red Tricycle, The Village Magazine, 100 Layer Cakelet, and on Ellentv.com.
Erin Oveis Brant
Meet Danielle- East Coast Destination Editor
In 2014, Danielle took her first international trip to Europe. She was mesmerized by the sights, cultures, and people that she met along her adventure. She was so inspired that in 4 short months after her trip, she packed up her life into a suitcase and moved from Southern California to Washington, D.C. Since then, she has checked off 6 more countries and has loved experiencing East Coast life. Whether exploring local attractions near The District, going on a quick weekend getaway, or planning a long vacation, Danielle is always on the move.
Meet Kelsey- Photographer & Destination Editor
I’m a mother and wife first. Always. I lead a messy and adventurous little life in San Diego with my adorable husband, two boys and baby bean on-the-way. I love the beach, I love traveling, I love good coffee, and I love trader joes. I spent the better part of my 20’s living out of a rucksack and exploring over 50 countries. It was my greatest adventure until momdom and I fully blame my 20’s for my never-ending need for adventure today. You can find me at my happiest when I’m outdoors with my little family, camera and cider in hand.