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EER090: Unschooling, Worldschooling, and House Sitting in America and Mexico

Interested in house sitting in America, Mexico & beyond? Listen in as guest CJ Singer talks about house sitting in Mexico and the United States, unschooling, worldschooling, and connecting with other worldschoolers along the way. Subscribe to Our Podcast (iTunes, Stitcher, RSS, and more) House Sitting in America and Mexico CJ and his family have been house […]

EER089: Deschooling, Family House Sitting, & Scams in Thailand

Homeschooling, deschooling, family house sitting, and a few typical scams in Thailand. Welcome to the King family’s past 12 months of family travel. Subscribe to Our Podcast (iTunes, Stitcher, RSS, and more) Deschooling, Family House Sitting, & Scams in Thailand It’s been a full year of family travel for Karen King and her family. Long-time […]

House Sitting for Families: Funding Family Travel by Staying Rent-Free

House sitting for families — it’s possible, and it can save you thousands of dollars. For some families, it’s a great option. For others, it’s a near-impossibility. Is house sitting for families something you should pursue? Read on and find out. Save & Share with Pinterest! “How can you afford to travel for such a long […]

EER066: House sitting, camping in New Zealand and Australia & more

Camping in New Zealand. Living in Australia. Moving to Bali and Italy and other exotic locations. This wasn’t part of the plan…at least at first. Phil and Amanda North did have a family adventure planned for after retirement. In fact, they had spent years planning and preparing for that family adventure, and when the time […]

EER046: Slow Travel and House Sitting with Kids

Have you considered house sitting with kids? Many families are using house sit assignments to travel across the world, virtually rent-free. That’s what Donna Carvell and her husband Simon have done, and they’re doing it with their young daughter. “We take care of people’s homes and pets when they are away and we do not get […]

Where to Stay in Nara – Ryokan, Guesthouses & Best Hotels in Nara Japan

If you’re looking for where to stay in Nara, then this list of recommended ryokan, guesthouses and best hotels in Nara Japan should come in handy. Read on to discover Nara hotels, hostels and other accommodation options in one of Japan’s most beautiful cities. Where to Stay in Nara Japan For many travelers, the city […]

Things to Do in San Miguel de Allende with Kids or Without – Mexico Travel Blog

There are so many things to do in San Miguel de Allende…with kids or without. In fact, San Miguel de Allende (a.k.a. “SMA” or simply “San Miguel,”) was named the world’s best city by Travel + Leisure in 2017 and 2018. After spending over a year here, I now know why. Perched on the country’s central […]


I left my home in the USA in 1997 and have lived abroad ever since. My wife, Keiko, left Japan a few years before that. Since then, we’ve lived in multiple countries and traveled in even more. We’re constantly learning about travel…and family travel in particular. We don’t know everything, but I’ve tried to share […]

Where to Stay

Whether you’re traveling alone, with friends or with family, finding the right accommodation is key. Over the years, we’ve stayed in luxurious resorts and cozy guesthouses. We’ve rented local apartments, lounged in fancy villas and slept in 8-bunk rooms of youth hostels. No matter what kind of accommodation you’re looking for, let us help. Below […]

Things to Do in Colonial Williamsburg with Kids

Things to do in Colonial Williamsburg with kids: if you’re heading to Virginia or the Washington D.C. area, a visit here is a must. Read on to find out more about Colonial Williamsburg hotels, Colonial Williamsburg restaurants, Colonial Williamsburg parking, the Colonial Williamsburg Visitors Center and all the things to do at Colonial Williamsburg with kids. Colonial Williamsburg with […]