#29: Rob- Backpacking for a year with kids: Don’t Try This at Home (Part 2)

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/11609810/height/90/theme/custom/thumbnail/yes/direction/forward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/445599/” width=”100%” height=”90″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”use_download_link” download_link_text=”Or, download here.” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/libbyj/Rob_Krause.mp3″ theme=”custom” custom_color=”445599″ libsyn_item_id=”11609810″ /]“I’ve washed our underwear in some of the most beautiful settings in the world- the Amazon, Milford Sound in New Zealand, various islands in the South Pacific, the jungles of Borneo, the Galapagos, along the Inca trail to Machu Picchu,- but, in the end, it is still just scrubbing underwear, no matter what your view.” (p. 199 of Don’t Try This at Home).

Remember ep. 16 with Daria? Here’s part 2: Rob’s side of the story about their year travelling with their kids aged 5 & 8. In this episode, Rob tells about his experience travelling with the family for a year, some favourite spots and what’s changed for them since returning home.

  • Their budget for a family of 4 was $150/day, and they travelled to: New Zealand, Australia, Samoa, Fiji, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Bolivia, Peru Ecuador, Colombia, Thailand, Singapore. 
  • Check out ep. #16 with Daria for her side of the story! 
  • Their book is called Don’t try this at home, available here.