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Raising Funds For Our Year Away

I think I may have previously mentioned that taking a year away from work, to travel round the world as a family, is unlikely to be a cheap option. 695 more words


But First I Must Confess...

Hello and welcome to my blog!

When I first left office life behind to care for my three girls (all under 3), I swore I would return to the workforce as soon as the youngest started school. 297 more words


La Comida

Now begins the least introspective post to date. I will talk about myself sparingly and will tell you about Costa Rican (“CR”) food instead.

The Gringos (people in CR from the USA) I met during my first weeks here told me food is sub-par.  905 more words

Being Part of the Conversation: My First Meetup

At the moment, I am knee-deep in all things blog related – and I am loving every second. In addition to a Blog-Tember Challenge and two Blogging U classes, I’ve been getting to know many of my readers, some even on a first name basis. 261 more words


Meet Plan Go

Last night I stumbled upon MeetPlanGo and within five minutes I was signed up for all four of their e-newsletters, had downloaded their travel planning checklist for “career breakers,” and was registered for a… 216 more words


So What Do You Do?

During our travels, it struck me that we were never asked what we did for work. It was so refreshing! In New York, we are often asked first our names and then our jobs. 268 more words

Career Break

Useful Skills To Develop For A Round The World Trip

It has occurred to me that, while I may be well enough equipped with professional qualifications for a life in the UK, I am woefully prepared in terms of any real practical skills that might come in useful for a life on the road. 393 more words