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Exiting Normal

How to Get Traveling Sooner Than You Think

Some of the common objections I hear from would-be family travelers are: “But I see other families online who sold everything they owned to travel the world! I don’t necessarily want to sell it all and live out of a suitcase.” “Going to the grocery store with my children is too overwhelming. How could I travel internationally with them?” “I…

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Exiting Normal

The Dark Side of Exiting Normal

The dark side of exiting normal has been haunting me since we’re “back home” for a bit. Our traveling buddies might know what I mean. The reentry blues. There might be some who think our our crazy, counter-cultural life is absolutely amazing. But there’s always a dark side, a yin to the yang, a rainy day for every flower. We…

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The Path

There Is No Box

You’re encouraged to “think outside the box.” This, apparently, is as opposed to “thinking inside the box,” where you stay comfortably in the cocoon of society and follow all its rules. So thinking ‘outside’ the box is supposed to be exiting normal convention, going out on your own, and taking a risk. Thinking outside the box is reserved for the…

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