We're the Fournerat family, and we believe in building stronger family bonds through travel. Our family story began when I met my wife, Krista, when we began working at Zale's: The Diamond Store together one Christmas.
In 2005, I proposed to her on Avery Island in Louisiana and while we were engaged we took a mission trip to South Africa and I realized that we travel really well together.
We got married in 2006, moved, lost jobs, moved again, paid off $70,000 in debt, had kids and started traveling all while documenting it on our YouTube channel, The Travel Vlog Family.
We have come to realize that traveling as a family is our passion because we believe that it helps to build a stronger family bond and we want to show others how they can do the same thing!
Hi! I create all of the content that you see here. When I was young, our family would take a trip every summer, but it wasn't until after I got back from a mission trip that I realized that I had wanderlust, which is the extreme desire to travel.
In college I studied Performing Arts, and half-way through college, around 2002-03, I discovered my passion for making videos, and I self-taught myself everything I know about filming, editing, and photography.
When I'm not traveling, I'm thinking about traveling or uploading something to the internet for you to see. You can watch my Draw My Life video if you want to know a lot more about who I am!
FOLLOW LANE ON INSTAGRAM: @LANEVIDS
Hey there! I’m Krista, and I’m a mom of 3 and a high school biology teacher. When I’m not teaching and have a break from school or during summer vacation we enjoy exploring new places and getting out into nature as a family.
I’m also an avid gardener and I love to cook, so when we travel I always enjoy experiencing new foods and going to local farmer’s markets in the places that we visit.
My favorite place that I have been to is South Africa because we got to experience cultures so different from our own and also we were there on a mission trip helping people in need. These experiences has given me a greater appreciation for what I have in my life.
A few places that I would love to travel to are Madagascar, the Galapagos Islands, and any rain forest because of the diversity of organisms that are there … (this is the biology teacher coming out in me)!
FOLLOW KRISTA ON INSTAGRAM: @KRISTAFOURN
Hi! I'm Amelia, and I like to stay with my family everywhere we go. Some of my favorite places that we go are Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, and Florida. Sometimes I like to make silly faces, and I like to collect new rocks. I collected some rocks that look like shark teeth. I like to eat mom's delicious food, and my favorite food is mom's very good, good, very good pan-pan deax. I also like going to the art museum because I like to see all the new things.
Some places that I want to go are the snowy mountains and Machu Picchu. I also would like to go to North Carolina where my friends live. If I could be any princess I would be dressed like all the princesses, and my favorite book is Narnia. I like to sometimes cook with mom.
My dad made a video of me every day since I was born; I like when dad makes videos and takes pictures of our family. Sometimes I like to take his camera and take some pictures myself. It’s really fun.
FOLLOW AMELIA ON INSTAGRAM: @AMELIAKVIDS
Hi! I am Jacques. I like rocket launchers, playgrounds, water fountains, and fast things. If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to see snow, ride on a train, and ride on a racecar. I also want to go to a zoo and and to somewhere high. When I grow up I want to drive a racecar. That's it.
Ever since I was born, my dad made a video of my life every day until I was about 4 years old, even the day that I was born! It's always fun to go back and look at those videos. My favorite food is raw cabbage, but I also like a lot of other foods, such as ketchup, bacon, chicken, and macaroni & cheese!
My dad likes to do art projects and science experiments with me, which are always fun! For some reason he always calls me Buddy. I don't know why; he's just been doing that since I was little.
FOLLOW JACQUES ON INSTAGRAM: @JACQUESVIDS
I’m the newest edition to the family. My name is Becket, but a lot of people are calling me Beck, which is a little confusing, but I think I’m getting the hang of it. So far I just lay around and act cute all day. I really like to sleep, and I’m on this very important diet where I only get this liquid that my mom can get for me.
Most of the time I’m with my mom. Although my dad likes to hold me and put me on the floor and do exercises and give me little baby massages. It usually helps to keep me calm. My sister like to talk with me and my brother like to touch my head and hold me when mom and dad let.
I cannot wait to go on some traveling adventures with my new family and I’m the one that is going to be making everyone smile! I’m sure one day I’ll have to carry my own luggage around.
FOLLOW BECKET ON INSTAGRAM: @BECKETVIDS
We would also like to introduce you to our Adventure Mobile. It's not much, but she has taken us many places, such as, Nashville, TV; Cocodrie, LA; Jacksonville, FL; Tulsa, OK; Huntsville, AR; Daingerfield, TX; and more.
She is a trustworthy 2007 Honda Accord that we bought used in Lafayette, LA. As long as her engine keeps turning over, we'll continue to explore with her!