Tag: Adventure

An ordinary girl who wanted to create a path || Not follow a trail

Parenting outside the box

Why Long-Term Travel with your Kids makes Parenting Easier

When you think of a long road trip and three young children, ‘easy parenting’ is probably not what comes to mind. In fact, for some, it probably sounds like a nightmare.


January 31, 2017 2
Entrepreneur

How to Know When not to Give Up (or What Childbirth Taught me about Entrepreneurship)

The age of the internet has opened the doors wide for business endeavours to be constructed from the couch, wearing pyjamas. This has been a godsend for mothers all over the world who have had the opportunity to see their dreams realised through building a business while cleaning up the remnants of a damp cracker…
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January 5, 2017 0
Map

Waking Up From a Dream Come True

Over 12,000 miles, 22 states, 3 countries, numerous National Parks…that’s what the end of our journey looks like. Our plans seemed to change as often as our road, but that’s life. This last month has held an unexpected trip back to the east coast to spend a few more weeks with my parents (and gave…
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September 12, 2016 4
Perspective

Update Number 3

I had grand ideas of writing extraordinary stories of our journey.  I imagined having hours spent perfecting a fascinating travelogue…I don’t know where I thought those hours would come from and instead I’m covering a lot of ground really fast…but for those who are really interested…here is part 3 of our journey. We’v passed 10,000…
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August 9, 2016 4
Water pump

A Long Overdue Update

Before I begin, I want to take a minute to remember the life of my Uncle Don.  He passed away suddenly while we’ve been traveling but we were lucky enough to spend a little time with him (via Skype) while we were in NY.  He knew Jesus and served Him through missions work for many…
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July 4, 2016 4

Mangawhai New Zealand

There is nothing like a 3 year old with a stomach bug to make you suddenly miss home. After cleaning up a car seat with socks (because that’s all we had)…then cleaning up someone else’s bed… I was reminded how much easier it is to deal with sick when you are in your own home…
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April 13, 2016 1
First Leg of the Journey

First Leg of the Journey

With the first leg of our journey nearly done, we are enjoying a few days of NOT driving.  We’ve made it to Brisbane where we can relax  before we head to New Zealand for two weeks. We spent the first day of our departure – Easter Sunday – with Milla Milla Church on Hockey’s farm,…
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April 1, 2016 3
faith for the journey

Do We Have Faith for the Journey?

With the deadline for our departure looming (only one week now) our lives are slowly being packed away, revised, thrown away or given away.


March 16, 2016 0
Packing List

Pilgrim’s Packing List vs My 2016 Packing List

While gathering the necessities for our upcoming trip, I came across a packing list published in “A Pilgrims Travel Guide” – written in the days when travellers were by necessity, adventurers.


February 22, 2016 0
4 Intangibles

4 Intangible Reasons we are Having an Adventure

“What what would you do if fear & money were not an issue?”


February 15, 2016 0