Evie and her 8-year-old daughter Emmie are doing life a little differently to most families. Over two years ago Evie quit her job, packed up her home and started an incredible adventure travelling the world with her daughter.

Evie said she made the decision to share this wonderful, nomadic lifestyle with Emmie, because she knew it would change both their lives for the better.

“I realised that in 10 years time my daughter Emmie wouldn’t thank me for installing a brand new kitchen and bathroom in our home, but she would thank me for filling her early years with amazing experiences, learnings and sights and sounds from around the world,” Evie said.

“Lucky, cause the reno money was all spent on flights, accommodation, adventures and experiences as we’ve travelled through Asia after leaving Sydney, Australia on 1 February 2016.”

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Evie and Emmie share their journey through their Instagram page @mumpacktravel and their blog mumpacktravel.com.

Recently, Evie shared a particularly moving Instagram story about why she truly believes that kids who travel will change the world.

These are some of her top reasons why travel is so enriching for kids.

1. They learn that while the world may be BIG it is not scary

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Even in the most remote places, the poorest areas, where Evie and Emmie don’t speak the language and know no-one, they have been welcomed and treated with kindness.

 

2. Appreciating religion and culture

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While travelling throughout Asia Emmie has come to understand and respect many different religions and cultures.

3. Making new friends

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During her travels, Emmie has learned that friendship is everywhere.

 

4. They get to spend REAL time with their families

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The bond these two share thanks to their travels is unbreakable and has created memories that will last a lifetime.

5. And spend time with local families

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As a rule, Evie does not photograph local families but she loves to spend time with them and see Emmie learn about their lives and how we are all so different, yet the same.

6. They get to learn about nature and the environment

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Emmie isn’t just reading about our world in textbooks, she’s seeing, feeling and living each experience.

All in all, Evie believes that children who travel will change the world by living a life with no barriers when they see the world is open to them and friendship is everywhere.

Do you think children who travel will change the world? Let us know below.