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Living Differently was a term I came up with to pull together all the threads of a travelling, nomadic lifestyle. Living Differently blog posts cover alternate thinking about education, earning, posessions, social structure and life. We went from trying to create an alternative lifestyle to one day realising we'd already created it, and it was sustainable. Thoughts, experiences and ideas on Living Differently.

HOW TO GET AROUND IN THAILAND

Thailand is a fantastic, easy, and cheap country to travel around. Thousands of backpackers, travellers and holidaymakers travel within Thailand, and all the other countries in Southeast Asia, daily, this post is about travel options, booking tickets, and arranging travel in and around Thailand, but the same applies to all countries adjacent to and near …

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Travel With Kids. 10 Things Kids Hate About Travel

My kids are big now. Bigger than me. Young people with minds and opinions of their own. I think it’s time to ask them, honestly, what they hated about travel and travelling for 6 full years as a digital nomad family. There must be something, surely? All those long hours on planes, vomit-inducing bus rides, …

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14 Problems of Travelling With Kids

Problems of travelling with kids, oh yes, there are a few. Some consider them major problems, others, tiny inconveniences outweighed by rainbow benefits. We are firmly in the second group or we wouldn’t be doing this crazy non-stop travel thing. We did it for 6 years, full-time, maybe we’re nuts. A post on the problems …

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How Much Money We Made Travel Blogging in 2020

I have never, in the 9-year history of this website, posted income reports. I find it uncomfortable to talk about money. I’m British, of course I do. However, 2020 was the year our business was smashed. Monumentally destroyed, by the global pandemic. I thought I’d give you some real figures. How much money we made …

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Do We Regret Homeschooling Our Kids? Homeschool Regrets

We chose to homeschool almost a decade ago. Today I have teens. One child would be sitting his GCSEs this year and is technically old enough to leave school. Covid seems to have cancelled his exams, but no worry, he can sit them next year, or not at all. The younger child would be in …

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Parenting and Travel (Raising Kids on the Road)

This post is about learning to be parents on the road. How we handled parenting children while travelling, without routine, without consistency, schedule, or any of the things the parenting rule books will preach. We believe in throwing rule books out of the window. Parenting and Travel is an extract, edited, from our e-Book, The …

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Is Travel Self Indulgent?

An anonymous commentator dropping their venom under a fake email address felt the need to call our travel lifestyle self-indulgent after we were stranded at an airport recently. Thanks, so nice. These trolls and bitter keyboard warriors maybe don’t realise there is a family of sensitive souls at the other end of the internet just …

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Family Travel Trivia Quiz Questions

Quizzes, be they online, Zoom, virtual, or real-life are all the rage lately for a family game night involving adults, plus some trivia questions for kids. We recently had loads of fun with a family quiz night with our lovely friends in a different hemisphere. We now have to write quiz questions for them, so …

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Why Do People Travel? Reasons People Travel 2023

Why do people travel? People travel for many reasons and love travel for different reasons too. Some people don’t enjoy travel, but they still have to travel for many reasons. Reasons can involve work, family, health or medical treatment, social or economic needs. People who love to travel enjoy relaxation, new cultures, foreign food or …

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