We’ve taken quite a few long haul flights with Aurora and Jasper before. While all of this experience makes us a bit more confident, we still never quite know how the kids will handle all that time on a plane. The added complication of leaving in the middle of the night definitely tests our family travel savvy. Here’s the story of our most recent long haul red eye with kids.
How do you pack when you plan to travel with kids long term, even indefinitely? In the past we’ve subscribed to the idea that anything beyond a week or two is essentially the same from a packing perspective. While that’s largely the strategy we followed to pack for this adventure, we came across a few complications due to our chosen destinations and the significantly longer time frame.
We leave for San Francisco in four days. Then we will fly to our first international stop: the Philippines. Read on to see what its like for us a few days before leaving our lives behind and flying to the other side of the world.
Big news: we’re going to be full time nomads! After months of preparation, we’re nearly ready to depart on an open-ended travel adventure to the other side of the world. We’ve quit our jobs, sold our stuff, and are ready to travel indefinitely! Here’s the full story.