Travel is a dream that many people put off until they retire from the workplace and they're free to pursue their own interests. But is it realistic? Will it really be easier to travel when you stop working? Here are 10 good reasons why you shouldn't wait until you retire to travel.
From eating a croissant by the Eiffel Tower to climbing Mount Everest, every person has a secret dream of what they one day hope to accomplish. Mine is simple and attainable. So why is it going to take me a lifetime to achieve it? A hint, my dream is not a destination, it's a state of mind.
What do roadtrips and toffee have in common? In a word, memories, and I'm taken back to my youth when we head across the border for a quick family roadtrip. Whoever said you can't go home again obviously hasn't tried a Mack.
We've been writing this blog for a few years now and thought it was time you got to know us a bit more. So, without further ado, here are ten things you probably don't know about us and 10 you're probably glad you didn't.
Just another reason why I love to travel.
What makes one person decide to take a chance, and travel around the world for a year, while another decides to stay at home and forgo that opportunity? We take a look at Adam Shepard's new book, One Year Lived to get his take on life and travel while looking back at our own reasons for travel.
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.