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Ep 34 | Samantha Nelson: Freedom through a Year of Family Travel

Meet Samantha Nelson – mom, wife, traveler and writer. In 2014, she and her husband embarked on a year of travel with their two young children, a journey that changed their lives for the better. They now help other families travel through their blog, Those Crazy Nelsons. Samantha talks about what sparked her love of travel, her experience being stuck in a draining job, and how she finally created a life centered around family and travel. She also shares what the challenges were, and why they were worth it. Read More…

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Portia Smith with Daughters

Ep 27 | Portia Smith: Travel Blogger, Experience Advocate & Mom

Portia Smith is a travel blogger, wife and mom to two beautiful girls. She is the creator of the blog Obsessed by Portia, which is all about family, couple, and girlfriend travel, and offers tips and resources. Portia shares why she started a blog, how she’s grown it into a successful business, her tips for growing a social media following, how she cultivates sponsored trips, and much more. Read More…

Posted in: Season 1

Ep 18 | Jess Sanchez: Traveling Full-Time with her Jetsetting Family

In episode 18 I speak with Jess Sanchez of The Jetsetting Family. She and her husband Rod sold everything, quit their jobs and embarked on a life of full-time travel with their two young children. Their blog, YouTube channel and podcast chronicle their adventures, providing inspiration and resources for other families who hope to do the same.

Posted in: Season 1

Ep 16 | Iliah Grant-Altoro: Traveling Mama Redefines Motherhood

In episode 16 of the Globetrotter Lounge, traveling mama Iliah Grant-Altoro talks about how she has prioritized a life of travel for herself and three children. They have traveled to over 25 countries, and she chronicles her wandering lifestyle on her blog Negra Bohemian in hopes that other mothers will be inspired. 

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Ep 13 | Tina Neville: From Refugee to Serving in the Foreign Service

Tina Neville’s desire to travel started with wanting to reconnect to the country where she was born. Her family came to the United States as refugees from Vietnam when Tina was a child. Her life journey led her from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma to graduate school at Yale, and then serving in Vietnam (and other countries) as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer.