International travel can be intimidating when it’s just a group of adults. Sprinkle in a couple-three kids and the thought gets downright daunting. That doesn’t mean you should put your bucket list on hold for the next 18 years. In fact, the ideal time for parents to get overseas might just be when the kids are young. “It’s easy for kids to get out of school in elementary school.
As outdoors-people, we are obsessed with fire. We carry around dryer lint, stack our snacks like kindling, and smear Vaseline on cotton balls, all in search of the prestigious one-match fire. We'll pay upwards of $20 for a magnesium or ferrocerium rod-and-scrapper assembly so we can throw sparks at a pile of leaves and sticks while channeling Meriwether Lewis.