They grow up so fast. The most over-used cliches are over-used for a very good reason – they’re true. Do you ever feel like you’re on some kind of crazy fairground ride on groundhog day – that life is a short-of-breath-barely-time-to-think sequence of getting people up, dressed, fed, out, dashing to work, working your socks…
Planning & Prep
Welcome to our Planning and Prep posts. Here, you'll find all the practicalities and logistics of planning for a family gap year. From all the pre-trip considerations like travel insurance for long-term travel, visa requirements, injections and safety and travel gear, to a look at the pros and cons of long term rent versus airbnb for your home, storage of belongings, pet sitting and house sitting opportunities, slow travel versus quick travel, how to start planning and travelling with young children
Where do you start when planning a family gap year? How do you plan for a whole year of travel as a family? How do you decide where to go – or even where to start? How do you get your kids excited about long-term travelling?