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long-term family travel

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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Living the Dream

Meet Jessica Sueiro-Daring to Dream (Family Traveler Series)

Welcome to the newest installment of the Daring to Dream Family Traveler Series! Jessica and Will Sueiro and their two children have been soaking up the travel life for three years now. Currently settled in a little village in the south of France, the family has fully embraced the worldschooling philosophy as they actively take up residence in one new…

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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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Travel

We Found Our House in Costa Rica!

When we asked around on Costa Rica Facebook groups about possible houses for rent in Costa Rica, it was about one week before the date we were supposed to arrive. Several people on one of the groups were extremely critical of our decision to wait until we arrived to find a house to rent. “You mean to tell me that…

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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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