In 2008, Ian Pilbeam and his wife, Anne, quit their secure jobs just before the financial crisis hit to take their 8 and 10-year-old son and daughter on a year long round-the-world trip. Visiting 21 countries, Ian discusses what inspired them to take the leap, the highs and lows, the challenges they faced and how it changed him as a father and inspired him to set up his own business. Ian gives lots of tips on how to set the criteria for travel, budgeting, managing kid’s expectations, the life skills it will instil in your children as well as how to survive the ever changing group dynamics as a family! Tune in to this inspiring, educational and entertaining story!
Ian’s book ‘Are We There Yet?: The Year-Long Adventure That Kept On Giving’ is available to buy at all major retailers including Amazon and Waterstones: https://www.waterstones.com/book/are-we-there-yet/ian-pilbeam/9781838388201
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Production (for this episode)
Creator, producer, writer and host: Ruth Millington
Music credit: Epic Orchestra - Blockbuster Adventure Music by JuliusH
Additional Music: Whistling -7412 by Twisterium
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