Of Soccer Books and Independent Stores…

“The pages that follow are dedicated to the children who once upon a time, years ago, crossed my path on the Calella de la Costa.  They had been playing soccer and were singing:… Continue reading


Win one of our fabulously sexy and incredibly comfortable TWB t-shirts! (We’ll even pop for the postage to get it to you!)   How?  Simple.  Rack your brains right now.  Surely you know someone… Continue reading

1.3 Billion Can’t Be Wrong…

It’s really hard to overestimate how beloved soccer is around the world. This article from the Washington Post does a great job of describing what the game means to kids in rural China who… Continue reading

New TWB Video of a SCORE in Nicaragua!

Here’s footage of a ball give-away that didn’t make it into the official TWB trailer.  It was our last night in the surf town of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua when William and… Continue reading

More Than Just A Game…

Pan African Film Festival 2012 has finally drawn to a close.  Over the ten days that we attended the event, William and I saw 29 entries from countries as far-flung as Guadeloupe, South… Continue reading

Film Festival Time!

The Pan African Film Festival is finally here!  For the next eleven days William and I will be immersed in movies from all over Africa, Brazil and the Caribbean.  The festival is the… Continue reading

Travel With Balls…Quietly

Back from a wonderful long weekend in Death Valley.   We explored the salt flats and hiked the craters, marveled over the sunsets and made a visit to Scotty’s Castle, spotted coyotes and even… Continue reading

The Right To Play

For those who Travel With Balls, the GOAL is JOY!  And nothing creates more joy for a child than play.  That’s why I was delighted to learn about an international advocacy group called… Continue reading

Travel With Balls — Wherever You Are!

Thanks to those of you who have helped us spread the word by blogging, tweeting or posting the link on your Facebook pages, our “official” Travel With Balls video has now received 500… Continue reading

Kava and Connections…

William and I enjoyed traipsing around the LA Times Travel Show last Saturday.  We had a grand time talking to people who are as passionate about travel as we are and picked up… Continue reading