Tag Archive: family travel blog

Aug
08

Feels Like Home

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Mike and I have traveled to the Kootenay region of British Columbia many times before.  I have many relatives out there and it is one of our favorite places to camp in BC.  But on our recent trip there for the first time we started to consider living there.  I am not sure if it …

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Aug
05

Unschooling Doesn’t Stop For Summer Vacation

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The best way to travel with children is to travel slowly.  We like to break up our journeys into manageable sections with breaks every hour or two.  This way we limit the requisite “Are we there yet?” whining from the back seat.  We love to stop at places of interest and so we can all …

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Aug
01

Decide. Commit.

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It is not the decision you make that is most important, it is the degree of commitment with which you make the decision –Bo Barllett The first and most important step in achieving any goal is making the commitment to it.  That is how every big thing in my life has been accomplished.  I made …

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Jul
11

On the Good Side

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I have been thinking a lot lately about living on the sunny side of life.  The glass half full kind of thinking.  And I have come up with a list of positives for this house turned trap situation we have found ourselves in. And although, just like Star Wars, there will always be a Dark …

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Jul
06

Interview – With 2 Kids in Tow

With 2 Kids in Tow is another one of my favorite family travel blogs.  What I love about this blog is that they don’t let having children in tow stop them from having adventures like  hiking rice terraces, checking out hanging coffins, and getting off of the beaten track  AND they do it on a …

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Jun
20

The Four Walls That Trap Us

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I believe in the power of positive thinking, but I have got to tell you I am starting to get a little depressed. I honestly thought our house would be sold by now, that by summer we would be gallivanting through China.  But here we are still, trapped by these four walls. We can’t leave …

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Jun
06

30 Traveling Families Share Their Best Educational Experiences

One of my biggest reasons for wanting to travel with my children is to give them a global education. An education that is not about memorization but is about learning through living. No matter what their educational philosophy,  be it unschooling, traditional homeschooling, or immersion in public or private schools, traveling families will all agree …

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May
12

Interview with Our Travel Lifestyle

I have been following the blog Our Travel Lifestyle for over a year now.  It was the first blog I found when I started researching long-term family travel and it has become my favorite family travel blog.  The blog is beautiful. Tracy’s writing has the right mix of useful information and interesting travel stories mixed …

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Apr
19

Paradigm Shift

The fact that now, after our first year of unschooling, I don’t ever see my children attending public schools has me questioning a whole lot of other things in my life. I have gone from a mainstream view of education to what some might say is a radical one. What else in my life deserves …

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Mar
21

To My Parents

I grew up in a working class family.  The youngest of four, I had a typical upbringing.  I went to public school, made friends and lost them, strove for the gold stars and good grades, daydreamed about boys and being rich and famous.  However there was something a little bit different about my family…..my parents …

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