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EER002: Gap Year Family Travel to a move to Bangkok

Could you move to Bangkok with your family? The Watanabe family did. We met Anthony, Rose, Emile and Felix in Chiang Mai near the start of 2014. This family of four left their home in Toronto, Canada for a year-long round-the-world trip together, but they had so much fun that they decided to stay overseas, move to […]

EER001: Slow Travel – Interview with Yoshikawa-Jenkins Family

In this first full episode of Epic Education Radio, I run myself through the same family travel interview questions that I’ll ask my guests. Keep in mind that my episode is probably MUCH longer than the interviews you’ll hear with upcoming guests. I just wanted to share as much information about us and recommend as many resources […]

Epic Education Radio: My Family Travel Podcast is HERE!

Ok, people. This has been a LONG time coming, but at last I’m ready to share this with the world. Introducing EPIC EDUCATION RADIO It’s my new family travel podcast focusing on family travel and the people who have made it a part of their lives. Here you will find interviews with a variety of people who have decided […]

Snub-jective: I hate Trip Advisor, but I’m stuck with it

I won’t lie: I hate Trip Advisor. Wait — is “hate” is too strong a word here? How about this: “Overall, I find using the website Trip Advisor to be an unpleasant experience, and while often quite useful, it frequently feeds a regrettable yet deep-seated distrust I have in both the internet and humanity.” There, that’s […]

What I’ve Learned from Family Travel: 15 Insights From a Traveling Dad

People sometimes ask me what I’ve learned from family travel. After our first full year on the road, I tried to express how I felt. Interestingly enough, much of what I wrote then still rings true with us today, but there is more to the story. What I’ve Learned from Family Travel If I’ve learned […]

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Best City in Southeast Asia with Kids: Penang or Chiang Mai?

Where would you say the best city in Southeast Asia is for a family traveler? I’ve met several families traveling through Southeast Asia. They often follow a similar route through the region, stopping at places like Hanoi, Bali and Phuket, to name a few. Two of the most popular places for families are Penang (Malaysia) and […]

Family Travel Problems: The Meltdown

“I want to go home!” The walls were fairly thin in our building, so I’m sure everyone on the floor could hear. “I HATE traveling, I HATE homescholing, I HATE Thailand…” He paused. I was pretty sure the next words would be “…and I HATE YOU, too,” but he reconsidered and looked away. That’s when […]

Airbnb Tips: My Tips for Using AirBnB in Southeast Asia, Europe & Beyond

As more people travel for longer periods, I get more requests to talk about tips for staying at Airbnb in Southeast Asia. They also ask about tips for Airbnb in Europe and Airbnb in Mexico. Airbnb in the USA and Airbnb in Latin America as well. Here’s you’ll find my tips on using Airbnb in […]

Travel with Kids: What I’ve Learned after Years of Family Travel

Travel with kids can be one of the most rewarding things you ever do. Here are a few tips I’ve learn both a a solo traveler and as a traveling dad. Travel with Kids: Some Tips Everyone has their own advice for travel with kids. As we prepare to exit the safe and supple womb of […]

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