Posts made in 2014


Last updated: 04/3/16Throughout our lifestyle design series I’m going to be referencing a lot of ideas, plans, and topics that came about as the result of our long-term trip.  We’ll be getting into the reasoning behind this in a later post, but what it boils down to is that our 15 month trip simply gave us a lot of time to start thinking about our life goals. With this abundance of time, we also made it a side goal of ours...

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Why Long-Term Family Travel?

Why Long-Term Family Travel?


Posted By on Dec 30, 2014

Last updated: 12/30/14 “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain Why Long-Term Family Travel? My hubby has always been a traveller.  Before we got married he travelled often, visiting many different countries.  I, on the other...

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Last updated: 12/30/14 What happens when you spend a year-and-a-half traveling around the world, collecting a bunch of cheap knickknacks along the way?  If your collection is anything like ours, there is really only one reason for it: Christmas! We spent a good portion of our time shopping around the world seeking out unique and kitschy items to build one of the most incredible travel inspired Christmas trees ever.  With 38 countries...

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Last updated: 01/27/17 Nothing can ruin waking up to the sound of the ocean.  Not even a pack of roaming howler monkeys doing what they do best right outside your window.  After all, when you’re in Costa Rica you’re not there for only the ocean.  Costa Rica is far more than that. We found ourselves in the Osa Peninsula, one of the most beautiful regions of the entire country, not for the beach, not for the nature, but to...

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Last updated: 01/23/17 Looking at the buffet line-up at our host hotel, Cinnamon Lakeside in Colombo, Sri Lanka, I saw an array of options.  There was a gorgeous spread of western items as well as a dessert table so large that it would put any pastry shop to shame.  Unfortunately I had to pass on all of these items because I was on a mission to find something else: authentic Sri Lankan food.  Heading to the second half of the buffet I...

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