EER007: Canadian Family on Slow Travel

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Epic Education Radio 007: the Guilleminot Family Travel InterviewMeet the Guilleminots, a Canadian family of four from Manitoba, who are still in their first year of full-time family travel. Like many other early guests, we met in Penang, Malaysia in early 2015, and were happy to hear how they have taken to the long-term travel lifestyle.

Canadian Family on Slow Travel

Paul and Sheralyn Guilleminot had never left North America when they first started their journey. Now they’re seasoned Southeast Asian family travelers. In this Epic Education Family Travel Podcast Interview, hear how they’ve financed their travels, how they’ve adjusted to a life on the move, and what they’ve learned during their life thus far on the road.

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  • Paul and Sheralyn Guilleminot and their sons Adrian (8) and Ari (6). A Canadian family from Manitoba on their first year abroad.
  • Type of travel: Slow travel (most stays a month or longer)
  • A few places they’ve been: Bali (Indonesia), Siem Reap (Cambodia) and Penang (Malaysia)

Find Them On:  Escaping Expectations  |  Twitter  |  Pinterest  |  Interview with Chris Guillebeau


  • We make sure to carve out a small bit of time for ourselves every day.


  • Renting house
  • Niche sites
  • Experimenting with freelance writing
  • Kindle Books
  • Accumulating Reward Miles
  • Budgeting by Spreadsheet



  • 1-2 hours of homeschooling per day, 5 days a week.
  • The goal: keep the kids on-level in math & reading/writing just in case we have to go back someday. Social Studies & Science topics follow their interests at the moment.


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  • Take advantage of opportunities to socialize with other traveling families.
  • Book accommodation ahead of time: It may be cheaper to find once you arrive sometimes, but it can be hard & tiring for young kids.
  • Booking a house can mean less socializing. Booking at a hotel/guesthouse can mean more.


  • Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Maui, Hawaii, USA

Canadian Family on Slow Travel #EER007: Interview with Guillleminot

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