Published in Wilderness Magazine, May 2016

What does it take to remove your kids from school for a year and tramp the world? Ricky French meets a couple who have done just that.

For those who value taking their kids into the outdoors, organising a day out can be exhausting. The more kids you have, the more effort it takes. Where is everyone’s raincoat? Is that cough going to be a problem? Will everyone eat the food? Best solution: stick to a place you know, remove all variables, have a good escape plan. Keep it short, and keep your wits.

So take a moment to imagine what it might be like to organise and execute a year-long tramping trip around the world, with three kids. Sarah Climenhega and Paul Meier, from Toronto, Canada, have been doing exactly that, and the family has recently completed their New Zealand leg.

Visit Wilderness Magazine to read the full article here.