Where have we been ?

In the past 7 years, we’ve traveled to over 32 countries and visited dozens of cities and towns. Below, you can find a map of the highlights. Clicking any location will take you to posts in that location, for some travel inspiration.

Where are we now?

One of our favorite things about traveling is meeting with people, whether locals in the places we’re visiting, or other travelers. If you’ll be near us and would like to get together, feel free to contact us.

What Are We Doing Now?

Click here to read a current update on what we’re doing now, as a family, and individually.

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Latest Posts

77 Things I Did in 2010 Entrepreneurship / Personal / Travel

2010 was really a landmark year for my family and me. It’s hard to believe how much our lives have changed in these short 12 months, how much we have grown, and how much we have been able to do. After reading a great post by Dragos Roua about 77 things he did in 2010, I decided to follow suit and write about some things...

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First Christmas in Costa Rica Costa Rica

If you didn’t get a Christmas card from me this year, it’s not because I don’t love you. It’s just because I’m lazy. :) In fact, we’ve been consciously lazy about Christmas this year, and it’s been our least stressful holiday season yet! Well, maybe “minimalist” is a better word choice than “lazy”. Regardless, it’s been a great holiday season for us. Gifts Jen and...

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Our Guatemalan Adventure Guatemala / Travel

We just got back from an 8-day trip to Guatemala as a final visa run before we have some visitors over the next few months. This was our first time in Guatemala, but I hope it won’t be our last. We really enjoyed our time there. When researching the trip, one caution I continued to hear was the extremely high crime rate, including murders, muggings,...

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Growing a Beard Personal

Recently, I decided to start growing a beard. It’s the first time I’ve ever attempted this, even though I’m 30 years old. There are a few things that prompted it: I’ve never done it before, and wanted to see if I could I wondered what I might look like with a beard Most people think I look young – really young. A few people have...

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Uvita - cropped Costa Rica / Personal / Travel

We’ve been doing a lot of thinking the past few weeks. We’ve been trying to decide where we’d like to have our baby, and where we’d like to live for the majority of next year. After looking at several different countries, we realized that there weren’t a lot of options for dual citizenship in countries we would want to live long-term right now. Yes, Canada...

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balcony Costa Rica / Personal / Travel

Wow! It feels so good to be back here in Costa Rica! I love the warmth weather (a perfect 65-75 degrees), the lush, green vegetation and breathtaking views all around, the friendly, smiling people, the inexpensive food, the spaciousness and quietness of our rental house and the gardens surrounding it, and no plans of anything to see or do — just total freedom to do...

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Who Are We?

The Pearce Family

We're a family of 5 who left behind our suburban lifestyle in the USA to explore the world together and expand our horizons while worldschooling our kids and running an online business. Read more about us.



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