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Ordinary Sherpa inspires families to turn their adventure dreams to experiences. The podcast episodes help families define adventure, be inspired from other families on this journey, and be supported by a tribe of Sherpas helping you to reach your summit.  Join us in creating connection through simple and authentic adventure experiences.  

International Teaching Lifestyle Decisions with Kids

133 | International Teaching Lifestyle Decisions (Christine & David)

Explore the journey of a family turned expats through international teaching in our latest podcast episode. We’ll discuss their adventures, challenges, and invaluable insights through the decision making process on where to live and the lessons from living in different systems. Tune in now for an inspiring tale of cultural immersion and educational exploration!

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power of the pause button

131 | Grace Periods and the power of Pause

In this podcast episode we unpack our reflections from the transformative impact of intentionally hitting pause in our daily lives during this family gap year. Embrace the New Year with a joy audit toolkit, identifying moments of joy, and consider intentional pauses for a more purposeful life.

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10 Simple Ways to infuse more adventure in your life

129 | 10 Simple Ways to Infuse Adventure into Your Life

Simple adventures are the perfect remedy for our busy modern lives. These bite-sized escapades offer a wonderful opportunity to escape the ordinary, to bond as a family, and to uncover the magic that lies within the seemingly mundane. Within this episode, you’ll discover 10 curated simple adventures that can be embarked upon with ease.

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Experimenting with Indulgence in Lifestyle Design

128 | Experiments in Indulgence in lifestyle Design

Much like the novelty of travel, simple indulgences take us out of our daily routine and can offer a refresh. In this episode I want to lean into how we might experiment with indulgences without feeling the slip of lifestyle creep or justifying expenses that don’t align with your values.

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Adventures in Entrepreneurship with Brad Barrett of Choose FI

127 | Adventures in Entrepreneurship with Brad Barrett

Embark on a transformative journey with Brad Barrett, co-host of Choose FI, in this podcast episode. Discover the power of consistent actions, entrepreneurship, and travel rewards.You’ll gain insights into the early days of online businesses, learning from unsuccessful ventures, and the importance of authenticity in success. Brad also reveals the key to finding mentors ahead of you on your journey and how a simple email led to the birth of Choose FI. Dive into Brad’s world of increasing your “surface area of luck,” harnessing the power of travel rewards, and simplifying life for financial independence. Learn to simplify your life and achieve financial independence. Join the adventure and start your path to success today!

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family gap year photo

123 | Mid-Life Retirement with Brent Dusek

Our family gap year is an experiment in doing life differently.  In this episode Brent shares more about his travel back story, how the gap year came about, how we are funding it and what he is learning through the process.

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Apple Podcast, Spotify, Stitcher,  Google Podcast, anywhere podcasts are played

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We're glad you are here

Ordinary Sherpa inspires families to turn their adventure dreams to experiences. The podcast episodes help families define adventure, be inspired from other families on this journey, and be supported by a tribe of Sherpas helping you to reach your summit.  Join us in creating connection through simple and authentic adventure experiences.  

Lessons from 30+ day road trip with kids

Life Lessons from 30+ day Road trip with Kids

A road trip is a classic American tradition that provides an opportunity to escape the daily grind, see new sights, and create memories that last a lifetime. Learn how the scenic byways and discovering hidden gems with 30+ days on the road shaped our family gap year.

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International Teaching Lifestyle Decisions with Kids

133 | International Teaching Lifestyle Decisions (Christine & David)

Explore the journey of a family turned expats through international teaching in our latest podcast episode. We’ll discuss their adventures, challenges, and invaluable insights through the decision making process on where to live and the lessons from living in different systems. Tune in now for an inspiring tale of cultural immersion and educational exploration!

Read More »
power of the pause button

131 | Grace Periods and the power of Pause

In this podcast episode we unpack our reflections from the transformative impact of intentionally hitting pause in our daily lives during this family gap year. Embrace the New Year with a joy audit toolkit, identifying moments of joy, and consider intentional pauses for a more purposeful life.

Read More »
10 Simple Ways to infuse more adventure in your life

129 | 10 Simple Ways to Infuse Adventure into Your Life

Simple adventures are the perfect remedy for our busy modern lives. These bite-sized escapades offer a wonderful opportunity to escape the ordinary, to bond as a family, and to uncover the magic that lies within the seemingly mundane. Within this episode, you’ll discover 10 curated simple adventures that can be embarked upon with ease.

Read More »
Experimenting with Indulgence in Lifestyle Design

128 | Experiments in Indulgence in lifestyle Design

Much like the novelty of travel, simple indulgences take us out of our daily routine and can offer a refresh. In this episode I want to lean into how we might experiment with indulgences without feeling the slip of lifestyle creep or justifying expenses that don’t align with your values.

Read More »
Adventures in Entrepreneurship with Brad Barrett of Choose FI

127 | Adventures in Entrepreneurship with Brad Barrett

Embark on a transformative journey with Brad Barrett, co-host of Choose FI, in this podcast episode. Discover the power of consistent actions, entrepreneurship, and travel rewards.You’ll gain insights into the early days of online businesses, learning from unsuccessful ventures, and the importance of authenticity in success. Brad also reveals the key to finding mentors ahead of you on your journey and how a simple email led to the birth of Choose FI. Dive into Brad’s world of increasing your “surface area of luck,” harnessing the power of travel rewards, and simplifying life for financial independence. Learn to simplify your life and achieve financial independence. Join the adventure and start your path to success today!

Read More »

Where to Listen

Apple Podcast, Spotify, Stitcher,  Google Podcast, anywhere podcasts are played

We LOVE questions!!