CRACK. A loud bang went off nearby just as we were sitting down to lunch in a crowded food court in Istanbul. What it's like to travel with PTSD.
Our interview with Family Adventure Podcast is live! We are big fans of the show and we’re thrilled to be part of it. We covered a lot in our chat: unschooling, worldschooling, affordability, caravanning, sailing, backpacking, and more. We have had a lot of adventures in our time and don’t plan to stop 😉 Check it out!
How one Australian family of 5 budgets for full time international travel.
"What on earth have we done?!" I thought to myself as I held my seasick daughter, feeling nauseous myself as the boat rocked in a relentless swell. We were halfway through our sailing trip and I wondered if we had made a mistake.
These apps make travelling full time easier!
Our averages for 3 months living/ traveling in Malaysia for a family of 5.
I’ve raised my children to be fairly free-range and in Australia that’s okay. I’m part of Australian society so I get to contribute to its social standards, and mine are that children are allowed to express themselves freely, occupy space in public, and be free from ageism/childism. But now we are living in areas where children’s behaviour is much more reserved and my free-range children have arrived completely oblivious to it.
Is minimalism still minimalism when you rely on travelling within a disposable culture?
I needed to remind myself to make self-care a normal, natural part of my life. Not as a tickbox on a to-do list that will always find its way to the bottom of the list never to be ticked, but for it to be as normal as taking time to mow the lawn or plan the next family holiday.
2013 was our Year of Hell - grief, ptsd, injury, and no support, all while raising a new baby, toddler, and a child at home. Here is what I learned.