Family Road Trip & Travel Diaries

MUSIC RECAP VIDEO: The 2014 Ruiz Family Summer Road Trip to Utah and Colorado Thumbnail

Four states, four breathtaking national parks and 2,195 miles in 9 days later the 2014 PapiBlogger Summer Family Road Trip sponsored by State Farm concluded.  Here's a fun little video we compiled with many of […] Read More >>

PapiBlogger & State Farm announce the ‘Guess the Final Mileage Driven’ Contest Thumbnail

Nine days, four states and four national parks and monuments later, the 2104 PapiBlogger family road trip concluded this week with lots of fun and crazy memories. Now that I'm done with the journey I'm teaming […] Read More >>

Announcing the winners of our State Farm #RoadtripProTips for Trunk Safety Giveaway Thumbnail

Well, my family and I just got back from our family road trip to Colorado and Utah but I didn't want more time to pass without publicly acknowledging the winners of our State Farm #RoadtripProTips for […] Read More >>

VIDEO: What every parent secretly wants to do to their bratty teens Thumbnail

[…] Read More >>

Amazing video footage: Our family averts major natural disaster #safesummer #roadtripprotips Thumbnail

[…] Read More >>

Come with me! My 11-Day PapiBlogger Summer Family Road Trip to Colorado and Utah starts tomorrow! Thumbnail

Summertime is the most sacred bonding season for my family and I.  Tomorrow my wife Angela, four kids and I will embark on a majestic 1,400-mile All-American road trip through Utah and Colorado, July 11-21 […] Read More >>

On the Road for the Fourth of July

On the Road for the Fourth of July Thumbnail

[…] Read More >>

Video Recap: A Majestic Journey thru Italy

Video Recap: A Majestic Journey thru Italy Thumbnail

If you're planning an Italian vacation, check this fun photo highlight video packed with scenes from our recent 17-day trip to Naples, Sorrento, Capri, the Amalfi Coast, Venice and Rome.  Photo highlights also include pitstops […] Read More >>

Tips to Keep You & Your Diaper-Wearing Tots on The Go This Holiday Season  – #HuggiesLatino Thumbnail

This is part of a compensated campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and Huggies.  However, all opinions expressed are my own. I've done enough road trips with diaper-wearing kids to tell you that there is nothing […] Read More >>

#HolidayDriving Road Trip: Even non-golfers will be impressed by St. Augustine’s World Golf Hall of Fame Thumbnail

Even though I'm a huge sports guy, I've never cared much for golf.  The first time I played real golf (not the miniature version one) I was 32.  The second - and last - time […] Read More >>