Beth and Ivan Hodge took off in a VW Beetle, traveling from London to Sydney in 1960 for their honeymoon. 35 years later they did it all again and having written a book about their adventures, For Love and the Beetle, the car is now at rest in a museum in New Zealand. Both in their 80s, they spoke to Uneasy no settle writer, Catherine Mack about their adventures across Iran and Pakistan, the importance of accepting local cultures and customs and how driving has been their secret to a long and happy marriage. Read on, and be inspired by power of travel, and full interview
Lucy AitkenRead is a mother, activist and author of two bestselling books and lives on a farm, in a yurt in New Zealand. Her latest book, 30 Days of Rewilding, is a collection of daily readings that will inspire families to fall in love with nature. Here she chats about her innate nomadic tendencies and how a stint living with Patrick at his Forest School in The Black Forest in Germany single-handedly influenced the rest of her family’s life decisions. Her advice for parents traveling with children is invaluable – ‘slow down’. Lucy has inspired us all at Uneasy no settle - families and non-families alike, epic and memorable adventures are there to be had for us all.
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Having grown up in the foothills of the Himalayas in India, in 2011 at the age of 23, Shivya Nath quit her corporate job, sold her possessions and began to travel the world. She lives a nomadic life, seeking adventures off the beaten path, and works on the go to fund her travels. A top ranking travel blog in Asia,, along with her is the home to all her travels. She lives and breathes responsible tourism and her mission is to connect with local people as much as possible. Here she recounts to Uneasy no settle how lucky she feels to have met World War II Polish refugee, Karol in the vineyards of South Australia. She also tells how long term travel, although not the norm, can be a viable and fulfilling way of full interview
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