Kalyra Makepeace

Kalyra Makepeace has been traveling the world with her family since she was born. This now teen, has visited 21 countries, and 35 US states. Her adventures have included an 18-month road trip around Australia, and an 11-month RV trip of the USA. She’d happily return to New York City and Cinque Terre at any given time! And anywhere where Taylor Swift may be playing.

She’s not afraid to try anything: surfing, zip lining, holding snakes, and one-handed cartwheels. She’s a passionate advocate for human rights, feminism, diversity and inclusion. She’s going to hold you up to a higher ideal.

She has regularly shared her thoughts and tips on her travels around the world on this blog and the Makepeace Family social channels.


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Best Rides At Universal Studios Orlando (From A 10-Year-Old)

By Kalyra Makepeace / February 9, 2024

Universal Studios is so much fun with the Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster and Diagon Alley in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Check out our tips to having a great time at Universal

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The Best Rides At Universal’s Islands of Adventure (According To a 10 year old)

By Kalyra Makepeace / February 6, 2024

Any trip to Orlando would be complete without visiting Universal Orlando Resort, which is made up of three theme parks. In this guide, we’re going to be sharing our favorite rides from Universal’s Islands of […]

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Best Rides At Universal’s Volcano Bay Orlando Water Park (From A 10-Year Old)

By Kalyra Makepeace / February 1, 2024

Our visit to Universal Orlando Resort and the Volcano Bay Orlando Water Park was one of the most memorable experiences we had in Florida. I am a HUGE Harry Potter fan, so you can imagine […]

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Disney California Adventure Park

11 Year Old’s Best Tips for Disney California Adventure Park

By Kalyra Makepeace / February 7, 2019

I’m back to report on our dream trip to Disneyland! In this post, I Kalyra (aged 11) will be sharing our awesome time at Disney California Adventure Park (DCA), my favorite park at Disneyland Resort […]

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A Dream Disneyland Trip (Things to do in Disneyland, Anaheim)

By Kalyra Makepeace / December 23, 2018

We went to Disneyland for 10-days with my Dad’s side of the family. It was so awesome, and I’m excited to share our dream Disneyland trip with you. But we didn’t just have a couple of […]

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American Girl Doll Store - one of the best things to do in NYC with kids

The Ultimate Guide to Experiencing The American Girl Doll Store

By Kalyra Makepeace / October 11, 2018

Do your kids love American Girl Dolls? Our girls love them. Here is Kalyra’s Ultimate Guide on things to do in the American Girl Doll stores

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Helping the Homeless – Small Acts of Kindness Matter

By Kalyra Makepeace / January 15, 2018

Homelessness is a big problem in the US. We’ve been upset by how much of it we’ve seen as we’ve traveled the US. The girls decided they wanted to help by handing out blankets to local homeless in Raleigh. We’ll share ways you can help too.

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Great wolf Lodge Charlotte North Carolina

My adventure at Great Wolf Lodge, Charlotte, NC [Magis welcome]

By Kalyra Makepeace / September 16, 2017

The Great Wolf Lodge in Charlotte, North Carolina is a fun resort for families. From waterparks to magi quests it’s brilliant fun for kids. Kalyra shares with us why she loved it so much.

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A captivating night at the Harry Potter Symphony in Nashville

By Kalyra Makepeace / June 14, 2017

On Sunday, my family and I went somewhere I have been eager to go to for a while now – The Harry Potter Symphony with the Nashville Symphony at Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville. The […]

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Grand palace Bangkok

Travel is Educational: Travel More with Kids

By Kalyra Makepeace / February 10, 2017

I’m currently going through the process of cleaning and organizing all my computer files and moving them to my new computer. Please grunt with me now. It is as awful as it sounds and a […]

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Adventure Cove Waterpark - one of the best things to do in Singapore with kids!

Singapore through the eyes of Kalyra

By Kalyra Makepeace / August 15, 2016

In Singapore, we did a lot of things. We first went to the SEA Aquarium. There were lots of marine animals there. We saw fish, sharks, sting rays, starfish, turtles and lots of other animals […]

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