Category: Leaving Home

Coming Full Circle

Written on June 30, 2020 in Leaving Home

This week we will leave the campsite where we’ve spent the last 3 months (due to lockdown). We will make what feels like the last journey of this epic two year adventure of our lives. It is to the city that we left...

When “Going Back” Is Going Forward

Written on February 17, 2020 in Leaving Home

“Going back” It’s been nearly 2 years since we set off on this journey, which has taken us as far as Slovenia, but both Nick and I have been on a much greater internal journey. Now, it is time for chang...

A Dad’s Reflection On Fulltime Family Travel

Written on June 16, 2019 in Leaving Home

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Are We Set Up To Create Unsustainable Lives?

Written on November 7, 2018 in Leaving Home

Are we set up to create unsustainable lives? Are we set up to create unsustainable lives? What do I mean by this exactly? My background is that I’m from the UK and I’m in my 30s. I feel like a large part of ...

Have We Risked It All?

Written on October 29, 2018 in Leaving Home

Have We Risked It All? Have we risked it all? This question came up in a conversation recently with Craig and Liz of While We Wander, as we sat sharing our stories and dreams. Our opinions were divided on whether or not ...

What I Want From This Journey

Written on October 6, 2018 in Leaving Home

What was it I wanted from this journey? What was it I wanted from this journey before we set off? What did I think it would give me? I’m racking my brain with these question trying to remember. We don’t have ...


Written on August 17, 2018 in Leaving Home

Overflowing with regrets For us, this ‘vanlife’ adventure was always more than just an opportunity to see beautiful places and spend time together as a family. It was an opportunity to change us inside. For m...

Leaving This Life We Built

Written on April 4, 2018 in Leaving Home

Leaving This Life We Built Leaving this life we built over the last 10+ years is hard. For the last year I’ve asked myself so many questions and dug deep to try and understand what drives my desire to change our li...

Why We Didn’t Sell Everything

Written on January 22, 2018 in Leaving Home

Why we didn’t sell everything When you start to follow and read other stories of people who set out to live on the road, you read how they sold everything. Stories of how they got rid of all their possessions. That...

No Going Back

Written on January 2, 2018 in Leaving Home

No going back Today marked the first day towards our amazing adventure beginning. This morning at work I handed in my letter of resignation. Three months from now I will leave the job I’ve had for the past 10 years...

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