Ep. 10 How to travel the world as a solo mom with Evie Farrell
When Evie Farrell’s close friend died of cancer, she realized that life really is too short. So, she quit her job to travel the world with her daughter Emmie.
For over 20 years, Evie Farrell of mumpacktravel lived a conventional life until the death of a close friend allowed her to re-evaluate her life and how she has been spending it with her daughter Emmie.
Evie realized that she would rather provide her daughter with amazing experiences in her early years than giving Emmie material things which cost her time away from her daughter.
Evie decided to take Emmie out of school to travel the world and have never looked back. They have traveled for over 17 months, until returning to Australia recently to earn more money so they can travel again.
Evie and Emmie’s journey is so special because they have really allowed us to realize how it can be accessible to provide this unconventional and experience rich education for a child.
On this episode, Evie will discuss her journey quitting her job to travel the world as a single mom with her daughter, distance education programs, the educational benefits of travel, how to find remote jobs, the best way to fund a nomadic lifestyle and more!
In this Episode
Loosing a friend was a wake up call that Evie needed to leave her routine to travel and spend more time with her daughter Emmie.
What we do (as working parents) to make our kids have a great life actually takes us away from them.
We are not conditioned to break out of the norm in order to find what we really makes us happy, which makes it really hard to pursue once we are ready.
Traveling as a solo mom can be achievable.
Having more time to travel allows you to make more time to manage issues when they arise.
Distance education programs and hot to manage your child’s education while on the road.
Traveling is the best form of education because there are teaching opportunities can be made everyday.
Seeing differences is normal when your child is exposed to a variety of cultures and people.
Think about the impact that you are creating as a tourist.
People can get stock focusing on the what if’s that it stops them from doing what they want to do.
We don’t have to follow a certain path. If there’s something that you’re passionate about, just take the chance.
Funding travel by: savings, income from realty, creating income as a writer and sponsored posts.
Find out the level of comfort you are willing to live in order to find the best budget for you to travel the world.
Different ways to find remote work in order to fund your travel lifestyle.