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Our story

Our story

We are the Poyner family – Matt, Lindsay, Owen, Jake, Ben, and Eli  . . . aside from being a big family – at least by our standards – we’re a pretty normal family from a pretty normal country called […]

Planning

Planning

How do you plan for full time family travel?  Well, here’s how we did it. Leaving Canada for the first time Motivation Because full time travel is not always easy, you have to be pretty committed to the idea.  You […]

How we travel

How we travel

We were not experienced travellers before we began this trip.  With three  solo backpacking trips under his belt, Matt had the most experience, but the kids had never even been on a plane.   Three months, seven flights and eight countries […]

Lucky

Lucky

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 […]