Top Travel Bags: Our Favorite Backpacks & Suitcases

Our top travel bags have been with us for a long, long time. A few of them feel like family. I’ve lived abroad since 1997, and our family has been slow traveling since 2013. That includes Japan, the United States, Malaysia, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand and now Spain. In that time, we’ve used quite a few […]

Best Luggage Brands for Travel – Family Travelers’ Choice

What are the best luggage brands for travel? Or the best backpacks for family travel? I know what the best travel luggage for me and my family, but that might be different for you. I think the most recommended luggage brands do a pretty good job. In this post I’ll share the best luggage brand […]

Epic Gear: Our Best Travel Apps & Best Travel Websites

The best travel apps: what are yours? Asking someone to name their best travel apps is a bit like asking them to name their favorite top-40 song. It’s always changing. You might as well ask someone for their top travel apps today. There are plenty of apps for travel. Plenty of free travel apps and […]

Top Digital Nomad Apps: 21 Essentials to Our Travel Life

I’ve always had an odd memory. I can remember the sights, smells and songs on the radio during hundreds of banal events from my youth, but unfailingly, I will forget to pick up shampoo and double, A batteries at the shops, even if Keiko reminded me minutes before. Now my phone has become my electronic memory […]

What’s in My Bag: Our Year-One Family Travel Gear

As August flies by, we get ever closer to our first anniversary of full-time family travel. Twelve months ago, I was frantically selling our belongings at home and collecting all the travel gear, while at the office I was hammering out a remote working agreement with my boss. Family Travel Gear When we first left Japan, we carried a ton with […]

Our 10 Best Apps for Homeschooling on the Road

As we’ve been traveling, I’ve researched dozens and dozens of apps for homeschooling, seeing which ones might work well for our kids. We’ve tried out many of them — some we keep, and others we don’t. Check out our 10 best apps for homeschooling. Our Top 10 iPad Apps for Homeschooling Listed here are the […]

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