Oct. 26, 2021

How To Find Your Home and Your Community Abroad (World Towning Part 2)

How To Find Your Home and Your Community Abroad (World Towning Part 2)

Curious to know what it's like to leave behind the American Dream and live a nomadic lifestyle? In part 2 of this interview, Will and Jessica talk about their approach to long-term global travel, from staying on top of healthcare and making new friends to letting their kids pick which countries they go to.


Status-quo dropouts and creators of WorldTowning, Jessica and Will Sueiro are avid adventurers who have been traveling the world with their free-spirited children, Avalon and Largo, since 2014. Together, they’ve visited 70 countries in their quest to provide their children with a global education, while building a deeper bond as a family. WorldTowning is a company committed to helping individuals broaden their global experiences through coaching, immersive group expeditions, and sharing their entire journey on their YouTube channel.

In part 2 of this interview, Will and Jessica talk about their approach to long-term global travel, from staying on top of healthcare to letting their kids pick which countries they go to. You’ll gain insight into the challenges and uncertainty of leaving behind the American Dream, the mindset required to live a nomadic lifestyle, and why parents shouldn’t wait until their kids are grown up to travel. Plus, you’ll learn what it really means to “live like a local.”

Creating content, raising a family, and traveling to multiple new countries every year takes a lot of work. It isn’t easy by any means, but this family is learning to love every minute of it!

A WorldTowner is someone who is living and changing the world through travel – one hometown at a time.

Tune in for lots of long-term travel tips from experts Kristin, Jessica, and Will!

"You don't have to accept 'good enough' when life can be really great." - Will Sueiro, World Towning

"I think that travel is never wasted on anyone at any age. To go out and take your kids with you has been the greatest gift." - Jessica Sueiro

 

Traveling soon? Make sure you have international travel or health insurance and an online bank account before you go. 

 

EPISODE 131 TOPICS DISCUSSED:

  • How to make your escape plan of leaving home to travel the world and work backwards.
  • The cost of travel medical and health insurance abroad.
  • Living in Costa Rica versus Ecuador.
  • Traveling as a family and meeting people along the way.
  • Bonding with your family and others through travel.
  • The shocking event that delayed Will and Jessica’s initial dream of moving abroad.
  • Transitioning from corporate life in America to traveling the world.
  • What it's like to live in Costa Rica as a family of expats.
  • Why they like Morocco so much and how to attend a travel retreat there. 
  • Creating boundaries with work and staying in the present moment while traveling.
  • How their children have adjusted to a nomadic lifestyle.
  • Cultivating freedom of choice and compromise while traveling with family and being on YouTube.
  • Surviving COVID lockdowns on a sailboat.
  • Advice for parents waiting for their kids to become adults before they travel.
  • Traveling with WiFi tips. 
  • Favorite countries in Europe. 

 

QUESTIONS ANSWERED:

  • What was your life like before becoming full-time travelers?
  • Why did you leave behind a secure life in America to travel the world with your kids?
  • What international health insurance do you use as digital nomads?
  • Why did you choose to move to and leave Costa Rica?
  • What is World Towning?
  • How do your kids deal with growing up on YouTube?
  • Will your kids go to a traditional university?
  • Why should parents travel with their kids before they graduate high school?
  • What does it mean to live like a local when you’re a foreigner? 
  • What travel destination did you surprisingly love?
  • What travel destination is overrated?
  • How do you access the internet while traveling?
  • And much more!

 

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Jessica and Will Suiero

World Towning

Jessica and Will (with their two kids Avalon and Largo), are a family of modern-day travelers and adventurers who are on a mission to change the world, one hometown at a time. They have traveled by foot, RV, backpack, and boat through 70 countries in 7 years. You can follow their adventures on their YouTube channel, World Towning.