We ended the last blog post with our crew departing from the marina to start our five days of sailing school. Aboard our 45′ Beneteau we had Paul, our instructor; Jess, his Thai girlfriend; Rudy and Tom, beginner sailors taking […]
Sailing school 1: sailing into trouble
It’s bad luck to whistle on a ship – you might call up a storm. But there’s another historical reason not to whistle. The British Royal Navy used whistled patterns to communicate. The thoughtless whistle of a crew member might […]
What does it cost to travel the world? Show me the money!
Six people, six months of travel expenses How much does it cost to travel the world as a family? It’s the question that everyone wonders about but most are afraid to ask. Well, the wait is over. I’m about to […]
Reflections on life, travel and leaving medicine (a six month review)
We embarked on this family adventure because we were looking for something: a broader education for the kids, a defining family experience, and an alternative to a job that I was finding increasingly exhausting. Why would anyone want to leave […]
Lindsay’s six-month check-up: it’s all about the kids.
It’s official: we’ve been traveling for six months! Time to reflect on everything we have experienced and learned. We came into this with very few expectations. How could we know what to expect when this lifestyle was so foreign to […]
Owen’s six month check-up
This is my big list of all of my favourite things on this trip, enjoy! Favourite Country Turkey is currently my favourite country, Istanbul if you want to be specific. I like the people, and definitely the food. One of […]
Jake’s six month check-up
This is a list of my favourite things of these first six months of our trip. Favourite Language: Czech I really liked Czech because of how easy it was to learn. The pronunciation was easy and Duolingo made it way […]