Lisa Rivera

Sara Lafountain is a travel and family blogger, born in Washington DC to a family that loved travelling.

Every summer, her extended family would take a 2-week adventure throughout the US. They explored every area and enjoyed learning about the beautiful country they lived in.

When she got married and had children, Sara taught them to enjoy travelling and adventure as well. Now that her kids are growing up, she’s sending them off on their own adventures, while Sara’s exploring the world with her husband and solo too.

You can read more about Sara, her family, and her next adventures by visiting her IQPlanner profile page.

Sara Lafountain

Why did you start travel blogging? How long have you been doing it?

I’ve been a blogger for the past 6 years. I love traveling so becoming a travel blogger was a natural extension for me.

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Exploring new territories and discovering new locations is a wonderful way to learn about our country. I love sharing these spots with my followers.

Name your top 3 most memorable places?

Yellowstone National Park, Grand Canyon, and Maui.


What’s the best thing about being a travel blogger?

The best thing about being a travel blogger is finding the best places to go, stay, and explore, then sharing it with my followers.

And the worst?! (if there is one)

The worst part is being invited on an awesome trip that you cannot attend!

Give your top tip to a blogger starting out

Don’t expect offers and events to fall into your lap. It takes a lot of hard work to build your blog and your reputation. But remember, hard work pays off!

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Hotel freebies: take ‘em’ or leave ‘em’?

I always take them and donate them to our local women's shelter.

What’s at the top of your list for destinations this year?


Why should people subscribe to your page?

I hope that people will subscribe to my page to learn about the best places to visit.

What’s the most unusual thing you’ve eaten on your travels?

I would have to say cookies made out of crickets.


Name a place, city, or country where you feel happiest?

I feel happiest in a peaceful place with activities to keep my family busy.


Where’s your next adventure?

At the time of writing, I’m heading to Florida!


See what's cooking with Sara and her family by clicking any of the links below:

Website - • Facebook - @cookwith5kids • Twitter - @cookwith5kids • Instagram - @cookwith5kids • Pinterest - cookwith5kids • YouTube - 5littlemonkeys1 • IQPlanner - @sara.lafountain

« Don’t expect offers and events to fall into your lap. It takes a lot of hard work to build your blog and your reputation.»