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


Our thoughts about what we might do on this trip have changed and will most likely continue to do so throughout our time in Panama. Our main purpose is simply to experience a new place and culture, and enjoy time together as a family. The ways to accomplish this are endless. We have entertained several of the following ideas for activities, in no particular order:...

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Learning Spanish Education / Panama

One of the biggest challenges with traveling to a foreign country, for many people, is the language barrier. And since I don’t know very much Spanish, I’m expecting to have less than perfect communication with the Panamanians. Fortunately, I can rely on Jennifer a lot for getting us around, since she does speak Spanish, which she learned on her mission to the Canary Islands. In...

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One of the other questions we’re frequently asked about our trip is, “What are you going to do with your house while you’re gone?” For a while, we entertained the idea of renting it out as a vacation home for someone who wanted to come and ski during those weeks, etc. We thought about using services like vrbo.com or sublet.com to list our home. But...

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Wow, it’s a lot of work getting ready for a six-week vacation! I guess it doesn’t have to be, but I’m such a planning freak, and like to learn as much information as I can before making a decision (that’s both a strength and a weakness). This week, one of my main focuses has been booking all our accommodations in Panama. But rather than finding...

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One of the questions we’re most often asked when telling people we’re heading off the Panama for six weeks is, “Why Panama”? With all the places in the world we could go, why Panama, indeed! Before we started thinking about this trip, all we knew about Panama was that it was home to the Panama Canal. But Jen and I enjoy watching travel shows occasionally,...

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Why are we going on a six week trip to Panama? This is a question that could take pages to answer. In future posts, I’ll go into more detail about how we came to the decision to leave, and why we chose Panama and the length of the trip that we did. But in this post, I want to cover the benefits we hope to...

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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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