Overview What do we know about flying with young kids? We have lived experiences flying with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners. We have been on six international flights to places as far away as Hawaii, Sri Lanka, and South Africa. But our trip never starts at the airport. Where we live in the midwest is […]
Overview “How to retire early,” or more specifically “How did we retire early?” is the question we get asked the most. People ask this and seem to be looking for a quick simple answer. They want it to be an event, investment, or some single item that we did. For instance, we invested in bitcoin […]
Overview Traveling in the United States and want a way to engage your children in nature, wildlife, and/or historical experiences? We found a great way to do this when traveling from September to December 2021. Our oldest child, Kyra (age 5 during this trip) loved the various Junior Ranger programs offered at places like National […]
While we have been quiet online a lot has been going on since we got back home about 25 days ago. This isn’t going to be a recap email though. Instead, we will give you insight into how and where we live when we come back home. But first… Health update for Brock As we […]
Overview The “FIRE” part of FIRE Travel Family stands for “Financial Independence, Retire Early”. In this post, we will answer what it means to be an early retiree. Or at least what it means to us…at this point. As with everything in life, what retirement means to us can (and likely will) change over time. […]
A blog post about our first few camping experiences with our small children and what we thought we knew and what we learned.
We are on the road and it feels so good 🙂 I am writing this 2021 trip leaving email while sitting in the van near Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Ohio. We set up our tent for the first night of camping. First, let’s do a quick update and give out some thank you shoutouts. A […]
Overview On March 4, 2020, Becky, Kyra, Verity and I flew to Belize City. It was the start of a long-planned one-month family trip to Belize. Off the plane, we took the taxi to the ferry and went directly to the island of Caye Caulker. For those who have been there before it is a […]