Family Trek

Our Quest to Work Less, Live More and Travel the World with our Family.


Why would we want to travel forever? Why is location independence so important to us? Are we just running away from something? Questions the traveler must grapple with and unleashing the power of yes.

Posted by Clark Vandeventer On Jun - 25 - 2012 5 Comments READ FULL POST

Are you taking advantage of all the advantages in your life? May sound like a funny question, but think for a second about what’s unique about your life scenario. How is the way you live your life uniquely suited for you to be able to enjoy particular things. Figure that out then just do it!

Posted by Clark Vandeventer On May - 30 - 2012 2 Comments READ FULL POST

Clark and I were talking about traveling for an extended period of time.  It’s something we do everyday.  We talk about it at breakfast.  At lunch.  At dinner.  And when we’ve put the kids to bed for the night.  We talk about travel, and extended family travel, INCESSANTLY. If you have been following this blog very long you know that we are making the transition to a family travel lifestyle. We are trying to create passive income or at least […]

Posted by Monica Vandeventer On Sep - 29 - 2011 6 Comments READ FULL POST
Rat Race

I have a magnet on my refrigerator from a trip to London in 2003.  It’s from the British Museum and features a quote from Casanova.  It reads, “In London, everything is easy to him who has money and is not afraid of spending it.” Traveling to and around London can make you feel poor.  It’s an expensive place. There are places that make me feel poor.  I’ve spent the past 10 years in Santa Barbara, one of the most affluent […]

Posted by Clark Vandeventer On Aug - 3 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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