August 26th marked the one month milestone for this family adventure we are on. On this day, I also happened to read an Instagram post poking fun at traveling families, or at least those who idealize it. Below a dreamy […]
New video – Prague!
We fly from Dublin to Prague and on the way Eli makes a special friend. Prague is now a well-known central European city with restaurants and cafes galore but it is also a great city to travel with kids. From […]
What can you learn from a card game?
One of the most common questions we received when planning this trip was, “What about the kids’ education??” Some people were curious – they just didn’t know. Others figured the trade off of family adventure would be substandard education. Still […]
What’s the worst that could happen?
Yesterday was a very hot day. Across the city there is an outdoor water park. We don’t have a car. We don’t understand Czech. We also don’t understand how the public transit system works in the city we’re in. We […]
Coping with togetherness
As we wrote about in a recent blog post, there is no denying how lucky we are to be on this family adventure together. But it is not all rainbows and unicorns when you’re traveling with your family. It’s […]
What do the kids think?
For a “worldschooling” task one morning, we asked the kids a few questions to get them thinking about their own thoughts and feelings regarding this adventure that we are on. Here is what we asked: We would like you to […]
New video – Ireland!
Our second travel video is live on YouTube! One step closer to social media legitimacy . . .
Something about airplanes makes me want to break out the laptop and write. We were flying Ryanair for the first time. Enroute to Prague from Dublin. Budget airline. Cheap tickets. Bare bones. Scraps of food and wrappers on the […]
Ireland Part 2: What to do (and not to do!)
Generally speaking, we are all about seeking new experiences. That’s kind of the point of this family adventure thing. But getting out of Belfast during rush hour (which felt like trying to draw perfect circles with my left hand) without […]
Caught in the rain (Ireland part 1)
Thirteen days into this journey and we are already departing Ireland. As I write this, we are on the bus from Belfast to Dublin Airport and I am so happy that someone else is driving us. After 25 years of […]