EER046: Slow Travel and House Sitting with Kids

Have you considered house sitting with kids? Many families are using house sit assignments to travel across the world, virtually rent-free. That’s what Donna Carvell and her husband Simon have done, and they’re doing it with their young daughter. “We take care of people’s homes and pets when they are away and we do not get […]

EER044: Round-the-World with a Preschooler

Traveling round the world with a preschooler can be an immensely rewarding experience. Just ask Maria Belfort. A native of Lisbon, Maria now lives in the UK with her husband Rob and their 4-year-old son, Charlie. Last year traveled across the globe, exploring Japan, Europe and New Zealand, as well as spending six months driving around […]

EER033: Sailing, Podcasting, Large Family Travel Planning

If you’re interested in long-term large family travel planning and don’t know Erik Hemingway yet, then it is my honor to introduce him to you. As the creator of the Family Adventure Podcast, Erik has interviewed dozens and dozens of family travelers (86 episodes available on iTunes at the time of writing), and I credit his […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Working Remotely: How I asked my boss about it

Working Remotely: How I asked my boss about it I can tell you the day I decided to pursue working remotely: It was Saturday, November 24th, 2012, and I was in Oaxaca, Mexico, using up nearly all my vacation days to attend my sister’s wedding. Lounging on the beach drinking fresh-squeezed orange juice, I watched […]