AK Turner on How to Raise a Maverick

AK Turner on How to Raise a Maverick

My latest podcast appearance was on an awesome new show called How to Raise a Maverick, hosted by Emily Gaudreau. She’s a fierce advocate for children and a mom who knows that protecting your kids doesn’t mean shielding them from the world. She also has some pretty crazy travel stories of her own. We talk […]

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5 Great Tips for Taking Kids Abroad

5 Great Tips for Taking Kids Abroad

Guest post by Susie Thompson, Mum of 4, who loves to travel with her kids.   Travelling with children isn’t always the easiest of experiences. While holidays away are an excellent means of relaxing and relieving the stress of daily life, having the wee ones come along can sometimes pose a totally new challenge. Fear not, however […]

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AK Turner on EOFire with John Lee Dumas

AK Turner on EOFire with John Lee Dumas

  I had the pleasure of appearing on EOFire with John Lee Dumas. If you know anything about the world of podcasting, this one is definitely the cream of the crop, an award-winning show, named Best of iTunes, and now I can say I’ve been featured alongside some of his other guests you might have […]

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10 Awesome Things About Visiting Todos Santos with Kids

10 Awesome Things About Visiting Todos Santos with Kids

Todos Santos, BCS, Mexico. The sunrises here do not suck.  #1 Taco Stands Feeding a family of four for under ten bucks is pretty darn cool. Don’t be afraid to try all the taco stands in town. Each will have its own specialty (pescado, pastor, camarón, carnitas, carne asada, pollo) and a variety of condiments […]

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Inspirational Creatives

Inspirational Creatives

I had the pleasure of chatting with Rob Lawrence of the Inspirational Creatives podcast on the benefits of travel and the importance of breaking free from conventional thinking. If you like what you hear, you can give Rob a review on iTunes here. PART ONE PART TWO

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The Waterbearers: Humanity in Action

The Waterbearers: Humanity in Action

The Waterbearers was founded a few years ago by two women, Spryte Loriano and Jane Brinton who both share a deep passion for seeing everyone on the planet have access to clean water. ​I sat down with Ophelia, one of their impassioned volunteers, to learn more about the organization. What is the mission of The […]

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Girl Around the World

Girl Around the World

When it comes to exploring the world, we want our children to get as much out of the experience as we do. It’s not about taking vacations and dragging the kids along with us, it’s about living and working in another culture, and learning about that culture as a family. To that end, and drawing […]

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10 Ways to Save Money While Traveling Long Term

10 Ways to Save Money While Traveling Long Term

We spent two nights at the Casarão Verde Hostel in Itacaré, Brazil.  1. Peanut butter & jelly. Some people would rather ham and cheese it, but I’ll take pb&j any day. Add in an apple and you’re all set. The point is, when you’re on the road you shouldn’t be buying $4 cups of coffee […]

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Home Exchange Like a Pro

Home Exchange Like a Pro

My husband and I have used HomeExchange for a few years now. It’s a platform where homeowners pay an annual membership to create a profile of their home and share it with likeminded homeowners around the world. It allows us to connect with people across the globe and arrange a home (and sometimes vehicle) exchange. Someone […]

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10 Ways to Move Your Body at Eagle Island State Park

10 Ways to Move Your Body at Eagle Island State Park

I’m embarrassed to admit that it took me more than a decade and the esteemed title of Writer-in-Residence for Idaho State Parks to get me to Eagle Island. So lame. But at least now I know what I’ve been missing and I can make use of it in the future. I was shocked to see […]

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