Imagine the feeling waking up each day, grabbing your morning coffee and looking out across the lake/mountain/beach you parked next to the night before. You take a look at the…
Finding time to travel in between work, school, and everyday life can be a huge challenge.
Sometimes it feels like there just isn’t enough time for the fun stuff. And who wants to wait till retirement?!
A family gap year is a great way to take a break, explore the world and adventure more with your kids.
The best way to make your family gap year a reality is to stop dreaming and start planning.
Here you will find tips and ideas to help you plan, save and enjoy a gap year with kids.
PLANNING A GAP YEAR WITH KIDS
The first step to a family gap year is planning where you want to go and how you want to travel.
Which countries and cities are on your bucket list? What type of experiences are you seeking? What do you want to achieve in the year away?
If you are ready to start booking your trip, head to our Travel Resources page where we list all of our favorite booking sites and travel products.
Do you dream of taking time out from the everyday? Perhaps you have a desire to see the world? We did too and decided to gift ourselves with the time…
In July we reached the half way point for our 12 month family gap year. To celebrate us making it to the half way point (believe me, there have been…
TIPS FOR ON THE ROAD
There is no doubt you will learn a lot about yourselves and each other during a family sabbatical.
Living together full time can be a big adjustment. As well as our general travel tips, here are some tips for long term travel with kids.
What are your biggest concerns when you think about traveling as a family to a foreign country? Do you wonder whether the kids will like the food? Do you worry…
In 2017 we spent five months traveling full time through Europe in a campervan with kids. At the time our two children were 10 and 8 years old. We traveled…
So you’ve planned your vacation, packed your bags and the kids are in the backseat. You finally set off on your family road trip. If your kids are anything like…
BEST TRAVEL GEAR
Packing light is essential when setting off on a family gap year.
We are working on our family gap year packing list and will share it soon!
Below are some of our all time favorite travel products.