Great insight into taking a year off to travel and learn, love it!
Mums and dads and kids are filling pencil cases, finding lunch box lids which fit, and labelling clothes just now, ready for the new school year. As are we (not the lunch box or the labelling bit, because we are in France). But what do you do if you decide to take a year, or more, off school?
We’re no experts, but this is a brief account of what we did and how we did it, when we took our 15, 13 and 9 year olds out of school last year to go travelling. At the beginning, we didn’t know anyone else travelling long term with older kids or where to look for the best advice. As we found out during the year, there are lots of families who have been travelling, sometimes for years, with tiny kids in tiny crocs, right up to teenagers doing online university…
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