Reflecting on our transcontinental journey is bittersweet. It makes me miss people and places. It also forces me to face that a change of scenery didn’t change the things about myself that I wish were different. That transformation takes a deeper, harder journey within.
I reflect what it’s like turning forty on our year long family gap year in South America, and what Pink Floyd has to say about it.
Six months into our family gap year, I reflect on the things that have surprised me the most about long-term travel and how our family has adapted (or not).
Our time at Quinta Esencia gave us a richer understanding of permaculture and how these projects operate. Here are my main takeaways.
In the second part of the “trifecta” series I discuss what we miss most about home after two months abroad on our family gap year.
In the first part of my “Trifecta” series, I discuss the three things I’ve found most beneficial about our family gap year and long-term travel.
As we approach our departure, each family member’s unbridled enthusiasm for our year of travel becomes clouded with sadness for what we leave behind.
How does life change when you near the end of a chapter? This article explores some surprising consequences of knowing it will soon be over.
We all know what a vacation is, right? It’s to relax. Or wait, it’s to have new experiences. Then why are we visiting family?