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When I first dove into travel rewards, it seemed all of the resources were designed for solo or couple travel.  As a family of 5 with schedule restrictions that align with the public school calendar, I needed to customize the strategy to fit our family.  While travel rewards are an amazing tool, the rabbit hole is deep and can lead to us not taking action.  Family Travel Hackers is designed to help you navigate the process and travel more for less with your family.  

Ordinary Sherpa inspires families to turn their adventure dreams to experiences.  Every listener is a Sherpa in their own way and can help another family on their journey! 

Here are three ways to join the community and support Ordinary Sherpa :

  1. Listen and Subscribe to the podcast.  The greatest compliment is a written review in Apple Podcasts.  
  2. Share the podcast with your friends, family  or others you think would find value from the show
  3. Join us in the Facebook group to share ideas, gather tips, and support other families in their adventures.  
  4. Subscribe to our monthly Adventure to-go newsletter (sign up below right under the social media icons!)

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Meet Heidi

Heidi never wanted to choose between her role as a mom, my professional career, and my adventurous lifestyle…so she didn’t. She rewrote the rules to design a life of adventure while still being a working mom. Heidi is often described as a healthy disruptor and unshakeable optimist, her passion lies in challenging the status quo and delivering experiences. With a background transcending the sectors of education, health care, nonprofits, research, philanthropy, and business with superpowers in connecting dots, designing systems, and public speaking. She continually embraces each role with a lens of empathy, trust and curiosity.


She has combined all these skills and experiences into her most treasured role as an adventurous mom. Today she and her husband live in Northeast Wisconsin with 3 children. The majority of their time is spent playing outside, remodeling their fourth generation farm house, mastering travel rewards and un-tourism while creating connections with people around the world.  Her podcast Ordinary Sherpa inspires families to connect through simple and authentic adventures.


Get to know Heidi better by listening to Episode 001: Our Adventure Story, better yet join her on the online sherpa community.


Podcast Episodes

Get inspired to engage in family adventure experiences. Learn from families who adventure and offer tips and resources to support your journey

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Awesome Resources

Created and curated based on your interests. Resources come from the podcast hosts, guests, and crowdsources from listeners like you

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Reaching the summit is way more fun with a tribe. We are a group of sherpas supporting and encouraging each other through family adventure experiences.

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