Travlin Gnomes

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."

- Lao Tzu

Worldschooling


Worldschooling Adventures - Learn, Explore and Definitely Grow!

Homeschooling for Doubters - 5 Reasons to Consider Homeschooling

Check out our new book on Kindle! Available now in electronic format, hardcopy is pending. Scroll to the bottom of this blog for the link to Amazon.

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Top Five Reasons Why You Should Homeschool and Travel With Your Kids

Stop telling yourself why you can't travel with kids and start thinking about all the reasons why you should.

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What is Worldschooling?

Travel Bug and Home Education hook up and have a baby.

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Articles


As you may have suspected, our travels are punctuated with many ups and downs. Homesickness was a very real thing for us. Here are some strategies I utilized to keep sanity!

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Downsizing is not as easy as it sounds

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Gnome Foodie Blog


Breakfast in Malaysia is sooo tasty. Freshly made roti served with three types of curry. Yummy!

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We exercised our sweet tooth with enthusiasm in Malaysia!

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We became addicted to curry in Malaysia. I have eaten curry in India, and England, but Malaysia was really rockin' it!

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Let's just head straight into pictures and descriptions of exotic and tasty delights!

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Delicious and spicy Henan province

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Storybook Time: The Gnome Family Journal


Hello. Have you ever met a papa gnome? That`s me. The reason we call ourselves gnomes is because in a real sense our family is very similar to gnomes: we are rarely seen, we don`t have a fixed address, and we really don`t belong anywhere at all, except where we hang our hats. This is the story of our adventures as seen through our eyes.

This is a brief synopsis of the gnome story. As in any allegory, it is a double meaning. That is, the story in and of itself, is just a story, a fairytale. However, there is another underlying and deeply meaningful story within the story. You`ll figure it out. Enjoy.

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As the allegory continues, we see a dilemma develop. Gnomes, or nomads, as they were once simply called, will often have dreams. They are called to those dreams, to new places, to the other side of the mountain.

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In this allegorical short story the gnomes are preparing to embark on the first step of a great journey. As children, our innocent ways act as a protection of sorts. This allows us to proceed without fear.

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The gnomes arrive at their new destination. It's not what they expect, but then again the unexpected can happen...

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Allegories Explained


Travel Blogs - Worldschooling Adventures


Travel China

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Travel Vietnam

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Travel Cambodia

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Travel Thailand

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Travel Malaysia

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Travel Singapore

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Eating Scorpion in Beijing


The Great Wall at Mutianyu


Cadillac Ranch in Beijing


Cadillac Ranch on the Great Wall of China


Worldschool Recipes


Sam learned how to cook my favorite Thai dish today, called Pad Ga Prao

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About Us


We are a homeschooling family, from the great forests of Canada. That`s right. Our kids have never gone to school, or at least a brick and mortar school, as most know it. We travel the world because we believe the world is the best classroom.  Gnomes are elusive and so are we. The world is our home. It is as mysterious as it is intriguing. We want to share our adventures with you through pictures, stories, videos and lots of funny bits in between. Our blog will waken you up and at the same time, live`n up your dreams. It might even make you want to join the gnome world.
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