Even after returning to Scotland, Gillian hoped to keep homeschooling both of her daughters, not only to avoid difficult transitions with school but also because she believed that some ways to learn are better than others. She wanted to keep taking them on smaller trips across the U.K.

While it may not be for everyone, this family found a way in which they could love to live their lives. “Travelling also takes you out of your comfort zone,” Gillian said, “and teaches you problem-solving resilience and tolerance and kindness for the world around you and its differences.”