Check out these 5 worldschooling books (or worldschooling adjacent, anyway!) if you’re looking for a little inspiration to jump-start your worldschooling adventure.
Whether you’re planning your journey of a lifetime, or you’re already on it, nomadic family life can feel intimidating, overwhelming, and sometimes, even a little lonely.
There’s nothing like a good book by someone else who has taken the road less traveled to make you feel like you’re not walking it alone!
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Wonder Year: Guide to Long-Term Family Travel & Worldschooling
Wonder Year: Guide to Long-Term Family Travel & Worldschooling isn’t just a general family travel book, but a crash course in every aspect of worldschooling.
Part practical guide, part multi-authored memoir, this book is the perfect read for would-be worldschoolers who think they can’t. The authors are here to tell you, you can.
Living the Van Life
Single parents, worldschooling is not just for the nuclear family.
Living the Van Life by Noami Grevemberg isn’t specifically about nomadic families, but it’s a great guide for a single parent interested in taking her favorite travel buddy on a long-term road trip.
Give Your Child The World
It is ideal for part-time worldschoolers who want to round out their child’s global education with a rich, mindfully-curated selection of suggested reading, or as an enriching companion while on the road.
The Everything Guide to Remote Work
“But wait! How will we support ourselves?” This is, perhaps, the most common question worldschooling-curious parents ask themselves.
The Everything Guide to Remote Work by Jill Duffy has some excellent answers.
The 4-Hour Work Week
This one is so wildly popular, that I had to submit a request to my library’s waitlist for a week before I got the copy even years after its publication.
The 4-Hour Work Week is a bit of a misnomer—you’ll quickly discover that even “passive incomes” aren’t really passive. But there are certainly ways to find a better work-life balance, decide what’s worth your time and learn to work less/live more. This is a great introduction on how to do that.
Choose Life: The Tools, Tricks, and Hacks of Long-Term Family Travelers, Worldschoolers & Digital Nomads
Like so many worldschoolers, the author of Choose Life: The Tools, Tricks & Hacks of Long-Term Family Travelers, Worldschoolers & Digital Nomads decided the hamster wheel wasn’t for him.
Read it to find out how he got out of the rat race, and how you can, too.
Eat, Pray, Love
Elizabeth Gilbert’s now classic travel memoir, Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia inspired thousands to cast off the chains of conventional American life and seek adventure abroad.
All Points Guide Live Globally, Earn Remotely & Pay Less Tax
All Points Guide Live Globally, Earn Remotely & Pay Less Tax is a highly practical, yet extremely useful guide for dealing with the financial housekeeping aspect of the digitally nomadic lifestyle.
Specifically addresses US-based worldschoolers and how to maximize your income by taking advantage of the tax benefits of living abroad.