Epic Education Radio: Family Travel Podcast For Parents Who Like Nomadic Matt, Rick Steves, Tim Ferriss & John Lee Dumas

Sinopse

All about family travel, slow travel, gap year travel and living abroad with kids. Epic Education Radio is interviews, stories and strategies for people who travel with kids and for those who plan to. Tune in each week to hear inspired family travelers discuss specific destinations and describe how they handle issues like education, money, accommodation, parenting, technology and more. We talk about the gear, websites, apps and other resources we use, and answer questions from those who have yet to hit the road. If family travel or living abroad is important to you, then this podcast is designed to make your journey better, cheaper and more meaningful.

Episódios

  • EER132: Ireland with Kids — Building the Perfect Ireland Family Vacation Itinerary

    EER132: Ireland with Kids — Building the Perfect Ireland Family Vacation Itinerary

    24/01/2018 Duração: 58min

    Anyone considering an Ireland family vacation will be looking for the best things to do in Ireland with kids. This week’s guest has a lot of experience in discovering Ireland for kids. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Ireland with Kids: Building an Ireland Family Vacation Itinerary Meet Jody Halsted, manager of the Ireland Family Vacations blog and a regular visitor to the Emerald Isle. Jody goes to Ireland with kids every year, and she still hasn’t seen it all. For a country the size of the US state of Indiana, Ireland is a culturally dense place to explore, with plenty of fun for the entire family. In this episode of Epic Education Radio, we discuss the food, the festivals and the fun that Ireland offers to families. Why Ireland with Kids? Ireland is full of fun, exciting and educational opportunities for tr

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    09/01/2018 Duração: 35min

    Teen travel. Tween travel. Budget travel via workaway jobs. We've talked to lots of parents to travel with teens and tweens, but today we're going to hear from some of the kids themselves. These four traveling sisters have been on the road with their parents for over two years so far, and in this episode of Epic Education Radio, we'll hear what they have to say. Teen Travel, Tween Travel, & Workaway Jobs If you're a parent considering travel with teens and tweens, then this interview is for you. And if you're a teen or tween yourself, you might want to listen in as well. If you're interested in budget travel via workaway jobs, this would also be valuable. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Meet Izzy, Kathryn, Lauren, and Rachael Antle, four traveling sisters on the road with their parents for the past two ye

  • EER130: Airbnb for Families — Tips for How to Use Airbnb with Kids

    EER130: Airbnb for Families — Tips for How to Use Airbnb with Kids

    02/01/2018 Duração: 24min

    We've been using Airbnb with kids since 2013, and today I'll tell you some of my tips on how to use Airbnb for families. Airbnb for Families — How to Use Airbnb with Kids There's lots of information out there on how to use Airbnb, but most of it is for couples and single travelers or the Airbnb hosts themselves. In this week's episode, I want to talk about how to use Airbnb with kids. There's a lot of opportunities on Airbnb for families, but it helps to follow a few rules to get the most out of the service. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: I've written an extensive post on getting the most out of Airbnb, but how to use Airbnb with kids is still one of the most common questions I get from readers and listeners. That's why this week I decided to make an audio version of some of my main tips on how to use Airbn

  • EER129: Cruising With Children — Tips on the Best Family Cruises for Kids

    EER129: Cruising With Children — Tips on the Best Family Cruises for Kids

    19/12/2017 Duração: 51min

      Today I talk with Jeff Bogle about cruising with children and his tips for the best family cruises for kids. Jeff is a parenting blogger and travel writer, but he never thought he'd want to take his kids on a cruise. Once he took one, however, he was hooked... ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Tips on the Best Family Cruises for Kids Jeff Bogle is dad blogger and a travel writer, but he never thought he'd be cruising with kids, let alone giving tips on the best family cruises for kids. He had heard of family-friendly cruises of all kinds, but he had thought that taking a cruise with kids would be "antithetical to the way I like to travel," he said. It took a press trip on a cruise ship to turn him around. Now after several times cruising with children for work, he and his wife have booked their own family-fri

  • EER128: Flying with Children — Tips for Long-Haul Flights with Kids

    EER128: Flying with Children — Tips for Long-Haul Flights with Kids

    12/12/2017 Duração: 17min

    Flying with children is a challenge for any parent, but there are ways to make long-haul flights with kids into a more enjoyable experience. I've been traveling with children since 2002 when my son was still a baby. Read on to hear our advice for flying with children and more. TIPS: FLYING WITH CHILDREN In this episode of Epic Education Radio, I talk about flying with children and how to make it the best travel day possible. Our experience flying with children started soon after my son was born in Tokyo in 2002. I had produced the first grandchild, and my parents lived in Atlanta Georgia. There was no way I was going to keep them away from their grandson! Long-Haul Flights with Kids Flights between Tokyo and Atlanta took around 14 hours...and that's if it was a direct flight! We often had layovers, which were cheaper, so you can imagine that it was a very, very long day flying with a baby. My daughter was born in 2006, so then we were flying with two children. Tokyo was home until 2013, and with each year cam

  • EER127: Adding Cultural Experiences to Family Travel

    EER127: Adding Cultural Experiences to Family Travel

    07/11/2017 Duração: 43min

    EER127: Adding Cultural Experiences to Family Travel Cultural experiences make family travel richer. Whether it's cooking classes or celebrating a local holiday, there's something about incorporating cultural experiences into family travel that makes it all more meaningful. Today I talk with Becky Morales from Kid World Citizen about cultural education and how to add cultural experiences to family travel. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Adding Cultural Experiences to Family Travel Becky's exploration of other cultures started when she was a child with an adopted brother and sister from Peru. Visiting the country and growing up with siblings from another place helped put her on a path of cultural experiences that continues to this day. Today she has a family of seven, which includes two biological kids and thr

  • EER126: Family RV Travel in Europe with Kids — Motorhome Travel in the EU

    EER126: Family RV Travel in Europe with Kids — Motorhome Travel in the EU

    31/10/2017 Duração: 01h10min

    Family RV travel in Europe...with kids? Why not? In today's episode of Epic Education Radio, we talk exploring Europe by motorhome, while homeschooling and building a business along the way! ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Family RV Travel in Europe with Kids Many people want to explore Europe with kids. Many others want to try RV travel in Europe. For Will and Jessica Suero, they combined the two to have the best (and the rest) of both worlds! A lot has happened to the Sueros since we last talked in 2016. After living in Costa Rica and Ecuador, they were planning to move to France. Fast forward to today, and they've left their home in France, and have begun to settle into RV travel in Europe with kids. For the next two years! Homeschooling & Building a Business while Living in an RV What's it like homes

  • EER125: Slow Travel in Europe with Kids — Family Travel in Europe

    EER125: Slow Travel in Europe with Kids — Family Travel in Europe

    25/10/2017 Duração: 45min

    If you're considering trying some slow travel in Europe with kids, then this is an episode for you. In today's installment of Epic Education Radio, we're talking family travel in Europe, worldschooling, slow travel in Europe and more. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! :::   Slow Travel in Europe with Kids Meet the Harrisons. They just spent a year slow traveling in Europe with kids. Henry is a filmmaker and Mel is a writer, and their slow Europe family travel trip took them to 13 countries in the course of 12 months. Their journey started in Florence, Italy. From there, they visited Germany, Scotland, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro and many others before returning home to Livingston, Montana in the USA. Family Travel in Europe The Harrison's original family travel plan was to buy an RV and travel in North America. B

  • EER124: Tips for Family Travel with Disabilities

    EER124: Tips for Family Travel with Disabilities

    17/10/2017 Duração: 44min

    Family travel with disabilities may offer some unique challenges, but it still has the same rewards. Our guest on Epic Education Radio this week knows all about it. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! :::     Family Travel with Disabilities Meet Bron. Together with her partner, Andrew, they show their three kids the world. They've been to Sri Lanka, Borneo, Mongolia and more. Oh, and their son Cooper uses a wheelchair. Does that slow them down? Not really. "I think we almost choose places that aren't wheelchair accessible just to prove to ourselves that we can do it and are up for the challenge," Bron tells me.  Based in Melbourne, Australia, Bron's three kids attend local schools, but she pulls them out for adventure whenever she can. Her oldest son, Cooper, was born with a brain injury. For many parents, this dampe

  • EER123: When Journalists Have Children — Bringing Kids to the Developing World

    EER123: When Journalists Have Children — Bringing Kids to the Developing World

    10/10/2017 Duração: 39min

    What happens when journalists have children. For Katharina Nikoleit, not much changed. They just brought their son with them on assignments. Listen in as we talk about what it's like bringing kids to the developing world.   ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! :::   When Journalists Have Children Meet Katharina Nikoleit. She and her partner are journalists who travel to the developing world for work. Their son Tim went to India for the first time when he was three months old. Wait, Katharina says. That's actually not true. In fact, her son had been to India twice before that...in her womb. Katharina and her husband spend about three to four months a year on assignment. They cover stories in India, Thailand and numerous countries in Latin America and East and West Africa. And they bring their son with them. In this epi

  • EER122: How to Build a Business While Traveling with Kids

    EER122: How to Build a Business While Traveling with Kids

    03/10/2017 Duração: 48min

    If you're like me, then you really want to know how to build a business while traveling with kids. We've been on the road for over four years now and we're still trying to figure it out. You know who's figured it out? Ka Sundance. We talk about it in this episode of Epic Education Radio. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: How to Build a Business While Traveling with Kids Meet Ka Sundance. He and his wife Katie have six kids and spend most of their time out of their native Germany. They travel extensively, while presently using Costa Rica as a home base. As Ka puts it, there never was a time when they weren't a traveling family, as Ka and Katie started a family while traveling. But how to build a business while traveling with kids? It wasn't easy, but Ka explains some of the steps they've made over the years. Bui

  • EER121: Homeschooling, Parenting and Backpacking with Toddlers

    EER121: Homeschooling, Parenting and Backpacking with Toddlers

    26/09/2017 Duração: 51min

    Homeschooling, unschooling, parenting, and backpacking with toddlers. These are just a few things we discuss in this week's episode of Epic Education Radio. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Backpacking with Toddlers Meet Jen Lumunlan. Like many of us, she was told that travel stopped once you have children. And like many of us, she didn't believe it. At the time of writing, Jen and her daughter Carys have been hiking and backpacking in Colorado, the UK and several places in Europe. Granted, Jen has been doing much of the actual hiking thus far, with Carys riding along on her back. For example, when they hiked the roughly 90 miles of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path in Wales, Jen explains that she hiked "approximately 89" of those miles. That's what backpacking with a toddler is like, but the rewards far outweigh t

  • EER120: Driving in Mexico  Across Mexico with Kids

    EER120: Driving in Mexico & Across Mexico with Kids

    19/09/2017 Duração: 39min

    The Koria family have been driving in Mexico and across the country for well over a year now. In this episode of Epic Education Radio, we hear about where they've been, what they're learned, and what their experience might teach you about Mexico family travel. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Driving Across Mexico with Kids Lots of people plan a family holiday in Mexico, but few drive across Mexico for a year or more. That's exactly what Cree Koria and her family are doing right now. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia (my hometown!), Cree and her husband sold their house, loaded the kids, two dogs and some travel gear into their car and drove into Mexico. Fast forward to today and they've driven across the Mexico twice already, seeing much of the country along the way. Why Mexico? Why now? It all started with a

  • EER119: South America with Kids  Finding a School in Peru

    EER119: South America with Kids & Finding a School in Peru

    12/09/2017 Duração: 35min

    Exploring South America with kids. Finding a school in Peru. Brushes with serendipity and tips for finding the right AirBnB apartment in South America. These are a few of today's topics on Epic Education Radio. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Exploring South America with Kids Meet Michelle Mundy. She and her husband have been exploring South America with kids and recently settled for a while in Peru. In this Epic Education Radio interview, I talk to Michelle about traveling in South America with kids, living in Peru, and how they found the school where their kids are now enrolled. They have lived in Mexico, traveled in Colombia and Chile, and spent significant amounts of time in Ecuador and Argentina. Now based in Peru, Michelle walks us through a day in the life of their town, as well as what education means

  • EER118: Remote Working from a Sailboat in the Gulf of Mexico

    EER118: Remote Working from a Sailboat in the Gulf of Mexico

    05/09/2017 Duração: 51min

    Remote Working from a Sailboat in the Gulf of Mexico Remote working from a sailboat. Adjusting to smaller quarters and occasional seasickness. Homeschooling on the ocean and more. These are just a few topics from today's episode of Epic Education Radio. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Remote Working from a Sailboat in the Gulf of Mexico Meet Michelle Peacock. In June or 2016, she and her family moved onto a boat and started a new life. Their experiences with homeschooling and remote working will be interesting to anyone considering doing something similar. Michelle and family dreamed of living and working on a sailboat for ten years before they actually took the leap. Here she talks about some of the challenges they've faced, as well as the rewards of a life at sea. They were completely new to homeschooling,

  • EER117: Raising bilingual kids in Mexico, with Christine Gilbert of Almost Fearless

    EER117: Raising bilingual kids in Mexico, with Christine Gilbert of Almost Fearless

    29/08/2017 Duração: 29min

    Raising bilingual kids in Mexico. Living in Oaxaca. Driving around Mexico and giving birth there (twice) during the time of Zika. We're talking to Christine Gilbert of Almost Fearless on today's episode of Epic Education Radio.   ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! :::   Language Learning & Raising Bilingual Kids in Mexico Christine Gilbert has studied Mandarin in Beijing, Arabic in Beirut, and Spanish in Mexico and Spain. She has lived all over and written about it along the way. If you've even come across the website Almost Fearless, then you've seen her work. I spoke to her from Oaxaca, where she, her husband, Drew and their three kids were in the middle of a long road trip through Mexico. Two of their three kids were born there, and they've captured some memorable moments of their time in Mexico with kids on

  • EER116: Sailing and Exploring the Dominican Republic with Kids

    EER116: Sailing and Exploring the Dominican Republic with Kids

    22/08/2017 Duração: 42min

    The Dominican Republic with kids. Cruising the Caribbean and learning math and science through sailing. These are just a few topics from today's episode of Epic Education Radio. ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: Sailing and Exploring the Dominican Republic with Kids Meet Cole. He already has 20 stamps in his passport and is an integral part of a sailing team and he 's not even old enough to drive yet. Cole's sailing partners are his mom, Krista and his father, Brad. Together, these three have explored many south Pacific destinations as backpackers and much of the Caribbean as sailors. I spoke to them from the Dominican Republic, where Cole was just about to start school. Joining a local school for a while in the Dominican Republic is a great way for kids to make friends, learn more about the culture and practic

  • EER115: Living in the Netherlands with Kids — Holland Family Travel

    EER115: Living in the Netherlands with Kids — Holland Family Travel

    15/08/2017 Duração: 50min

    Living in the Netherlands with kids. Cultural identity and dual citizenship. Entrepreneur visas and education. These are just a few topics from today's episode of Epic Education Radio.   ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! :::   Living in the Netherlands with Kids Meet Jessika Lynch. Long before she lived in the Netherlands with kids, she came to Holland on her own and made a life for herself. Fast forward 21 years she is married to a fellow American expatriate and living in the Netherlands with kids — two boys, aged 10 and 8. In this Epic Education Radio interview, Jessika talks about how she made a life for herself in Holland. Her particular situation may not be as repeatable, but she explains how certain visa types may help many of you find your way to the Netherlands with kids, as well. She describes how the scho

  • EER114: The Family Adventure Summit with Brandon Pearce

    EER114: The Family Adventure Summit with Brandon Pearce

    08/08/2017 Duração: 42min

    The Family Adventure Summit is a new conference for traveling families and those who want to travel or live abroad with kids. Today I talk with Brandon Pearce about the conference he helped create.   ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: EER114: The Family Adventure Summit with Brandon Pearce Family travel. Location independent businesses. How to educate your kids abroad or on the road. These are just a few of the things I talk about today with my friend, Brandon Pearce. You may already know about Brandon and his family. His blog, Pearce on Earth, has been one of my sources of inspiration for years. In addition, he and his wife, Jennifer, have been on this program before. The Pearce family have been traveling together for over eight years. Brandon and Jennifer have established homes in both Mexico and Indonesia, a

  • EER113: Morocco with Kids with Amanda Mouttaki (a.k.a. MarocMama)

    EER113: Morocco with Kids with Amanda Mouttaki (a.k.a. MarocMama)

    01/08/2017 Duração: 01h03min

    Morocco with Kids Morocco with kids. The markets of Fez. Wandering the streets of Marrakech and soaking in the small beach towns of southern Morocco. These are just a few topics from today's episode of Epic Education Radio. All about visiting Morocco with kids! Meet Amanda Mouttaki. She's an American mom of two who has lived in Marrakech, Morocco with kids for over four years. You can hear more about her life and her family in our first interview (EER #43).  ::: Like what you’re hearing? Then please subscribe, rate & review Epic Education Radio. We would be extremely grateful! iTunes is a search engine as well, and so when you rate and review us, you help others find us. Thank you! ::: In today's episode, we focus on the country she now calls home. There are some amazing things to do in Morocco with children, and Amanda gives us some of her favorites, along with travel tips and advice on train travel in Morocco, taking taxis in Marrakech, getting lost in the souks and more.  One of the most important piec

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