‘Apps’olutely Worth It: Educational Apps that Made the Cut (+ a giveaway!)

In case you haven’t heard, we started a second Instagram account: The Traveling Academy. We wanted to provide expats with an Instagram feed focused on TCK education. Whether you do homeschool, local public school, international school, boarding school, or private school… we hope to gather a community of expat parents seeking to provide their TCKs … Read more…

A Giveaway and A Free Resource: Looming Transitions

This Giveaway is Closed.  Thanks for Participating! Something us expats are always doing, transitioning.  Whether to our “host” country, “home” country or somewhere in between, transition is inevitable.  Check out this awesome resource and enter to receive one of the three free ones we are offering!  Also, don’t forget to get your free guide to … Read more…

Blogaversary, Exciting News and an {Amazon} Giveaway

What began as a Facebook conversation morphed into Taking Route.  “Hey, let’s start a blog.”  And so we did.   Our heart was (and still is) to connect the global expat world.  To shorten the distance between us. To give expats an outlet to share their hearts and their talents.  To encourage those who feel they are … Read more…

The Homemade Pantry, Whole Wheat Crackers and a Giveaway

This Giveaway is Closed.  Thanks for participating and Congratulations to Megan E.  I admit it.  I enjoy a good cookbook.  And not to just for the recipes, but to read.  Not just read, but I mean curl up in my bed with a cup of joe and read.  Does that make me strange?  Perhaps.  Does … Read more…

Trust Without Borders: Reflecting Glory (+ a giveaway)

  I wanted to reflect something amazing. I wanted to live something noble. I wanted the Divine to invade in such a way that we all stood in awe of His glory. But then the kids got up whining. They fought through breakfast and one wiped his snotty nose on the couch and we stumbled … Read more…

Tip #20: Know When to Make Your Exit

Growing up, I always figured I was a soccer fan. After all, I played soccer in the Fall and the Spring every year, almost without exception. It wasn’t until I lived in South America, though, that I realized what being a soccer fan really was about. It certainly was a lot more than pulling up … Read more…