Planning a gap year?


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But feeling a little daunted?

Not sure which way to turn?

Wondering where you'll end up

And what might happen along the way?

Fear not!!

We have loads of tips and advice to share with you

From our own amazing Family Gap Year!

Cross Packing

"Most travel is best of all in the anticipation or the remembering; the reality has more to do with losing your luggage." Regina Nadelson

 

This is not packing in a temper ;-)
(Which is not to say that this never happened!)

When we flew I made sure that we ‘cross packed’. In other words, each suitcase held a mix of each of our clothes and belongings.

  • It took little effort to do

  • It meant that the kids didn't argue (ish) about whose case they were carrying because what they carried were all mixed up anyway.

  • I also divided the toiletries between the three cases so at least we always had something of the basics

While the girls could probably have worn each other’s clothes I would have been a bit stuck had my bag gone astray.

 

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing” Helen Keller

Joe and Manny sold their home, most of their possessions and bought a Leyland bus and set off around the world in July 2007
With them are their four children, Bethany, Arthur, Harry and Luke.

welcome to the world around the world

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