Planning and Saving For A Niece Project

January 17, 2017 9 Comments »

One of the most rewarding types of travel and writing I do is traveling with my nieces as part of the Niece Project. It’s not simply about building important relationships with my nieces or being a travel mentor to them; it’s about inspiring other Aunts and Uncles to do the same – experiences over stuff. […]

Things To Do in Istanbul Turkey

October 20, 2015 11 Comments »

Things to do in Istanbul

I can’t do it all myself these days, so I’ve had traveler Staci Schwarz helping me with various admin stuff on my blog – thank you Staci!  Recently she and her family took off from Iowa for a career break and are currently traveling the world.  They just landed in Turkey and she did the […]

The Best of Croatia

September 24, 2015 2 Comments »

I want to continue to inspire others to travel with kids who aren’t their own and be travel mentors, so I decided to start taking guest posts about other Niece/Nephew Projects! You’ll hear their stories, tips, ups and downs. Over the next week you’ll be seeing Aunt Michaela and Niece Laura’s story here on Ottsworld! […]

Packing Tips From a Teenager

September 22, 2015 2 Comments »

teenager packing tips and lessons

I want to continue to inspire others to travel with kids who aren’t their own  and be travel mentors, so I decided to start taking guest posts about other Niece/Nephew Projects! You’ll hear their stories, tips, ups and downs from other Aunts, neices, and nephews. And if it inspires you to do a Niece Project […]

How to Prepare to Travel with Your Niece or Nephew

September 17, 2015 8 Comments »

One of the most rewarding types of travel and writing I do is traveling with my nieces as part of the Niece Project. It’s not simply about building important relationships with my nieces or being a travel mentor to them; it’s about inspiring other Aunts and Uncles to do the same. Every year that I […]

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