Travel Philosophy

From letting it all go to getting the most out of any moment, we discuss our philosophies on travel, family and coping with life.

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Where’s Home for a Barefoot Nomad?

Where is home?

Is it a place? The house you grew up in? Where you keep your most treasured possessions?

Is it a country? Lines drawn on a map, forged by treaties and wars and negotiations?

Once, home was what I knew, what was familiar, what was nearby. The world was unknown, full of places I hadn't seen and unfamiliar people.

We've been on the road, off and on, for over ten years now. First as a couple hanging out in dodgy hostels and hanging off the back of tuk-tuks in Thailand, and now as a family with two little travelers leading the charge.

All those years have left an imprint: Home is a mosaic; a collection of places and people, tastes and sounds.

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Travel Paralysis: Problem Deciding On Your Next Adventure?

With a million possible places to see and visit, deciding on your next destination can sometimes be overwhelming. We've put off visiting certain places for far too long and are slowly coming to grips with the reality that our desire to see and explore everything the world has to offer isn't possible in one lifetime. We're conquering our travel paralysis and making plans. Here's a few tips for any of you in the same predicament...
Beautiful Ko Phi Phi Thailand 8 things travel has taught me

8 Things Travel Has Taught Me

After traveling extensively for the past ten years, I've learned a few things about myself and the world that I owe to a life on the road. This includes everything from the importance in choosing good footwear to how poorer countries tend to cherish their children more. In no particular order, here they are...