One of my favorite trips was the trip we took to Bali and Japan three years ago. We went to Bali to visit my father, who lives there, and to Japan as a stopover on our way back. Our older son was only 21 months old at the time. It was a brave undertaking, to [...]
Work is piling up and free time is at a minimum–we all know how that feels. As the daily grind became too much for me to handle last semester, I got away for a weekend, and the purity of it was exactly what I needed. Maybe it’s just what you’ve been needing, too. When my [...]
This post is the first in a series about traveling with kids, which will include posts about places to go, family travel gear, tips for staying sane while traveling with them, and interviews with inspiring traveling families. (If you’re new, please hop over to Spreading Our Child’s Wings.) This first post will look at some [...]
I never thought about not traveling with my son. In fact, after he was born, I felt an even stronger desire to travel, mostly because having a child made me feel older and gave me a greater sense of urgency in life. Now that I have traveled with him, I see the incredible benefit it [...]
Welcome! I'm Jenna. This Is My Happiness reflects my passion for culture, art, and travel. I write about these topics with the aim of providing a deeper look at destinations. I also write for Travel Mindset and am an AFAR ambassador.