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But what are you going to do about school for your kids while your traveling?!? It’s a question we are getting a lot while we are planning our trip. There are 2 really big questions you have to answer when deciding how you are going to travel with kids and for how long. 1. How you going to pay for the trip? (this will be answered in another blog post) 2. What to do about school for the kids while traveling? Question #2 depends a little bit on what country you are from.  If you are in the United States, it also depends on what state you call home.  We are residents in Oregon and they have fairly relaxed rules regarding homeschooling here. Right now we are homeschooling our daughter Jazmine through an online public school program called Oregon Virtual Academy which is a part of K12.  Next year, we…

Where did you go the first time you needed a passport? Remember your first passport? The excitement of receiving it, knowing you are about to go on a major adventure. My son, in this picture, just received his first passport and his smile says it all. Your passport is not just another Identification, it is a window into your travels. It is your past adventures, and the ones you have yet to go on, a log of stamps to exotic places you have been, hopes of places you wish to go. Your passport is a magical key that opens up opportunities to the whole world and all the amazing people in it. For me, my first passport took me to Haiti. We spent two weeks working in and building an orphanage for children. We planned the trip for months, filled out paperwork, passed background checks, saved money, and took time…