field trip
A trip made by students or research workers to study something firsthand.
1. “a field trip to the zoo was organized.”

This blog was started to bring you travel tips, ideas, and places you would want to visit with or without children. So whether you are a new parent, have children already, or are single, you will find a little something for everyone here. Live like a local. Be a traveler, not a tourist.

My name is Erin Austen Abbott, and I spent years traveling for work as a crew member for various bands and as a travel nanny before my husband Sean and I had our son, Tom Otis. I have traveled to 48 states and 25 different countries over the years, and when I’m not traveling for work as a travel writer and content creator or with my family, I can be found at home in Water Valley, MS, where I work as a freelance writer and photographer. I am also an author with my third book coming out in the fall of 2024. I have a BS in Early Childhood Education and currently homeschool our fifth grader.

In those years of traveling for work, I picked up so many travel tips and amassed an extensive suggestion list of sights to see. I hope to incorporate my love of art, books, music, architecture, design, and food into every post. Thanks for reading! – Erin