EER022: Gap Years, Family Travel Insurance & more

Gap years, family travel insurance and more — from mid-life crisis to mid-life opportunity! When Nick Johnson turned 40, he and his wife Sam made a radical decision: instead of buying a bigger house, a new car or some other similar purchase, they instead decided to rent their house, fill two backpacks and hit the road with […]

EER021.2: Best Family Travel Podcast eps 11-20

Listen in our best family travel podcast for some of the best travel advice. I hope this was as fun for you to listen to as it was for me to make. The first twenty episodes of Epic Education Radio are packed with some of the best family travel advice, insight and inspiration — choosing […]

EER021.1: Highlights & Top Family Travel Tips ep1-10

Who wants some top family travel tips? Twenty episodes of Epic Education Radio — wow. I’ve learned so much from my guests about family travel, and I hope you have, too. For this episode, I highlight a few of the top family travel tips that I’ve learned from each guest. Every family I’ve interviewed has a […]

EER020.2: Single Dad, Gay Family Travel (part two)

 Last week you heard part one of my conversation with Talon Windwalker, a man with a unique story and perspective on family travel. A single, gay father with a teen, Talon and his son, Tigger have been all over the world, traveling and living abroad since 2008. Single Dad, Gay Family Travel (part two) Talon is […]

EER020.1: Single-Dad, Gay Family Travel

Talon Windwalker is a pretty amazing guy. After years of caring for the sick and the dying as a chaplain and hospice care worker, he adopted his son — the “cute, blonde ball of nervous energy” known online as Tigger — and set forth into the world, traveling the globe since 2011. Single-Dad, Gay Family […]

EER019: World Travel Family & Simple Life Romania

Alyson Long is part of a truly World Travel Family. In June 2013, she and her two young sons left her adoptive home of Port Douglas, Australia with one-way tickets to Malaysia. Her husband caught up with them soon after, and since then the family has been through Southeast Asia, India and Sri Lanka, the Americas and Europe, using London as a […]

EER018: Full-time RV Family Travel in the USA

 RV family travel can be an amazing way to travel with kids. Just ask the Boyinks, an American family of four who left a traditional suburban life in 2010 to explore the USA full-time by RV. In this Epic Education Interview, I talk with Michael and Crissa Boyink, parents to Harrison (18y/o) and Miranda (16y/o) about what […]

EER016: Travel Hacking for Families

Travel hacking, elephant poop and pillow fights. These are just a few details from the Spaccarelli family’s year of round-the-world family travel. Travel Hacking for Families In this Epic Education Interview, Kathrin Spaccarelli describes how they planned for their trip, how they educated on the road, what they carried with them and what they’ve learned after […]

EER017: One Family’s Move to the Caribbean

What would you move to the Caribbean for? For some, biking is a hobby. For Darryl Kotyk, it’s a passion. His family’s move to the Caribbean was based on the desire to find a better place for him, his family…and their bicycles. Darryl is a devoted husband, father of three, and cycling enthusiast based on […]

EER015: The Nomadic Family Lifestyle

The Pearce family exemplify what the nomadic family lifestyle should be. What a pleasure this interview was. Brandon and Jennifer Pearce were some of the first long-term family travelers I found on the web. Like Raising Miro and GotPassport, the Pearce family’s site (aptly named Pearce on Earth), helped me realize that the nomadic family lifestyle was […]