Family Travel Diaries

Road Trip Diary: A Family Weekend in Napa and Sonoma, CA Thumbnail

This is the fourth consecutive summer I've done a family road trip since launching PapiBlogger in May of 2010 but even before that Angela and I did big road trips with our kids through Texas […] Read More >>

Ready to Hit the Road with the Family Infographic (Courtesy of PapiBlogger & State Farm) Thumbnail

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Join Us for Papiblogger’s Summer #SFRoadTrip Twitter Party! Thumbnail

  Summer has officially started— and PapiBlogger will ride again!  For the fourth consecutive year, my wife and our four kids will take to the roads for another epic family road trip, this time in […] Read More >>

PapiBlogger Rides Again: This Summer we’re going for the ultimate Northern California adventure courtesy of State Farm Thumbnail

PapiBlogger will ride again! My wife, four kids and I will be heading to Northern California courtesy of State Farm and Chevy for a 1,300 mile road trip that will take us through Yosemite National […] Read More >>

What a Weekend Journey: Space Shuttle Atlantis, Halloween Horror Nights and Universal Studios Orlando Thumbnail

BY MANNY RUIZ (@MannyRuiz) Between baby Naomi's summer birth and my intense work schedule it's been nearly impossible for my family and I do any vacations this year. A couple weeks ago we finally broke […] Read More >>

Diary of a Mad Traveling Papi: West Coast Trip Marks Many Milestones Thumbnail

My wife Angela and I just concluded a whirlwind 12-day visit to the West Coast that included baby Naomi's first airplane ride, her first family road trip courtesy of the new Ford Fusion, celebrity encounters […] Read More >>

RESCHEDULED: Latino Heritage “Welcome Home” Twitter Party Tuesday, September 4th Thumbnail

Due to storm Isaac affecting most of our team that is based out of South Florida, we've had to re-schedule the twitter party as some of us are still without power. We apologize for the […] Read More >>

Day 42 of Miami to Alaska Family Road Trip: Churasscos Restaurant and Our Music Hit List Thumbnail

If you're a vegetarian, this story is not for you.  If you love beef, read on. On the 42nd day of our family road trip I finally fulfilled my dream of eating lunch with my […] Read More >>

These Classic Planking Moments Made Our Family Road Trip Memorable Thumbnail

Vacations are a time for exploring, having fun and just being plain silly.  This summer we heard about a new social media phenomena called planking, or plankiando in Spanish.  It's a really stupid, harmless thing […] Read More >>

Day 36 of Miami to Alaska Family Road Trip: Cadillac Ranch and the Oddest Restaurant in Texas Thumbnail

Roadside oddities are part of what makes family road trips fun so when we learned that our Texas travels on day 36th of our adventure would take us through the colorful Cadillac Ranch near Amarillo […] Read More >>