Forget the Bucket List: 10 Reasons to Travel Out of the City
Convincing you isn’t so much about changing your preference for the city, but challenging you to venture out and discover those hidden gems.
What is a Vacation For? (Probably not what you wanted most)
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?
6 Reasons Your Kids will Love Backpacking more than Disney
This post will convince you to ditch the big suitcases and expensive tickets for a simpler, cheaper and more rewarding travel experience with your kids.
The Privilege of Leisure Travel: A Better Approach
How can we change our approach? We can take the posture of students and pilgrims, rather than vacationers entitled to easy enjoyment at every turn.
The Slow Camino Philosophy: A blog…and a way of life.
This post discusses the name of our blog, Slow Camino and what the name means to us. The Slow Camino way centers on enjoying each step on our life’s camino.
Travel As Pilgrimage: Reflections on the Name of our Blog
Camino in Spanish means “way” or “path.” In a deeper sense, it means “pilgrimage.” To find our camino, we must go slow. We must pay attention.
An Awkward Conversation: Why a Gap Year with the Kids?
Now that I am responsible for three young boys what does that mean for my dream of traveling the world and how do I explain myself to the doubters?
Taking a Family Gap Year: Reflections from a Worried Mother
After I read Matt’s first post, Wanderlust Meets Life’s Obstacles, it got me thinking about my personal reasons for embarking on a family gap year.
On Love of Travel and Life Getting in the Way
For most of my adult life I’ve yearned to strike out on a life transforming “gap” year. But life has a way of stringing you along with small delays.