Baby Boomer Travel

January 27, 2014

American baby boomers traveling the world China

A  recent survey showed that 80% of Baby Boomers hoped to travel when they retire and many polls rank travel as the number one leisure activity for this age range. We retired early to travel the world and are living proof that one doesn't have to be rich to explore the world on a permanent vacation ( after 8 plus years of non-stop travel to 46 countries on 5 continents on just $23/day per person).

We travel the world primarily to educate our child and have more time together and it is a strategy that has really worked for us, but may not be for everyone. If you dream about retiring early and perpetual travel, just know this IS a very doable dream for most ordinary folks and you can find a travel style that works for you.

It is a myth that travel is expensive, so if you want more travel in your life, find ways to give that to yourself. It may mean giving up some of your possessions that are expensive and time consuming  to maintain ( like our house), but you might find out ( like we did)  that living a minimalist life is very freeing indeed and you won't miss your "stuff" at all.

"One day you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the things you always wanted. Do it now." Paulo Coelho

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Adam & Amanda

Hey guys! We just had our baby girl and plan to head of traveling again in a few months just like you guys are doing.. Its funny to hear the worries and concerns of those who think we are mad, but we hope to give our child a fun adventure in early life!

jeanne @soultravelers3

Congrate Adam and Amanda on your new baby! How exciting and we are happy to hear we have inspired you to travel with your really is an awesome education.

We didn't start world travel until Mozart was 5, but we did travel domestically starting when she was just 2 weeks old!

Traveling with a child is definitely more of a challenge than as a single or couple, but it's worked well for us with considerable planning.

Good luck and happy travels!

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