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Why Buy Travel Insurance: Family Travel Essentials

If your family is traveling, then buy travel insurance. Seriously. When I was young, I took big (and occasionally stupid) risks. One of them was going without insurance. Now that I have kids, it’s a different story. WHY BUY TRAVEL INSURANCE? If you’ve read this blog before, then you may think that we’re big risk-takers. Perhaps we […]

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 […]

How to Save Money for Travel: 8 Tips for Funding Travel

Everyone wants to know how to save money for travel. Whether it’s to travel the world or to drive around your home country, you need all the tips to save money you can get. Here are mine, and a little of our experience with them. These money-saving tip could be for solo travel, couples travel or […]

Play Football in Spain? Our FIFA International Transfer Story

Want to play football in Spain? Do your kids? My son has played on two 3rd-Division teams here in Valencia, but not before his mom and I went through months of paperwork and running around. How Our Son Got to Play Football in Spain For the latest (and final?) component of our Spain Story series, let […]

How Our Kids Enjoyed Schools in Spain: Our Story

Our kids spent the past year at local schools in Spain, and I’m thrilled to report just how well it went. If last week’s post sounded overly negative (I didn’t mean it that way), then this post about schools in Spain will tell a different side of the story. In this small series posts, I’ve […]

Tokyo for Kids: Tips for Japan Family Travel

Is Tokyo for kids? You bet it is. You see, both of my children were born and raised in Tokyo until 2013, and it still feels like home every time we return. TOKYO FOR KIDS We’ve moved around a bit since 2013 (Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia and now Spain), but no city we’ve been to so far can match Tokyo for culture, food and […]

Non-Lucrative Residence Visa for Spain: Our Story

In the year since we got our residency visa for Spain, many people have asked us about our move from Asia to Europe. A RESIDENCY VISA FOR SPAIN: OUR STORY Longtime readers (and listeners) know that Keiko and I met in the USA, but that I lived somewhere in the Far East from 1997 to […]

Santiago de Compostela with Kids – Spain Road Trip

Northern Spain is a pretty magical place, and visiting Santiago de Compostela with kids is a must for anyone traveling through the region. For thousands hikers and pilgrims every year, Santiago de Compostela is the end point or even a sacred destination. For people like like us, it’s an opportunity to eat, learn and soak […]

EER047: Living, Biking and Teaching in Korea

 Teaching in Korea is an increasingly popular way for Westerners to find work in the country. Originally contracted to teach for two years, she and her family of three are now in their ninth year in Korea. Living, Biking and Teaching in Korea In this Epic Education Radio interview, I ask Emma about how they […]

Family Travel Blog: An Epic Education

Family Travel & Living Abroad with Kids We’ve been traveling as a family since 2013. On our site, you’ll find tips, stories and advice on gear, accommodation, destinations, and more. I’ve also interviewed over 100 traveling families for the  podcast. Family travel is the most epic form of education. Join us!

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