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On the Road with Kids Audiobook

On the Road with Kids

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Publisher's Summary

It's a life-changing trip. Take it! John Ahern had a high-flying job, big house, loving wife and two great kids. But if this was success, why did he sense he was failing as a husband and father? So John did something insane. He quit the corporate world and bought a busted-up camper-van online to chase an improbable dream: a year travelling together as a family...on the road with kids.

From the North Pole to Africa's highest peaks, John and his family get mugged by monkeys, charmed by snake handlers, and challenged by life without phone and email. Along the way John creates a life less ordinary and evolves into a connected partner and Dad. On the Road with Kids is a funny, messy and inspiring adventure all families will love.

©2014 John Ahern (P)2014 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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    Wendy 28/05/2015
    Wendy 28/05/2015
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    "worth a read"

    slow paced book, but has enough interesting moments to keep you going. Travel experiences with a young family hit a chord with me - brave decision. Good, solid read/listen, worth the time but not a 'can't turn it off' type of book.

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  • Elisa Rosier
    25/07/16
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    "Awesome story!!!!"

    I loved this book!!! A story of an inspired trip that led to a most-important realization.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Dillon Price
    23/02/15
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    "inspiring"

    loved it, struck a chord with me would love to do the same. oh well....

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  • Tracey
    6/12/15
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    "Smashing book"

    I thoroughly enjoyed hearing about this family and their adventures around Europe the story was full of warmth and humour. Well worth a listen.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Sarah
    20/09/15
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    "lovely ..."

    loved it. compulsive and inspirational listening. gently funny and geographically enchanting. suggest you read it too

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Gareth burgess
    31/10/16
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    "so very funny,"

    enjoyed every minute of it , you will laugh out loud. selling everything tomorrow a buying my own frankie. Wing it, you'll be right

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  • Mr
    20/04/16
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    "Loved it!"

    Brilliant book absolutely loved every minute of it. Life affirming and potentially life changing just brilliant, brilliant, brilliant!

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  • Amazon Customer
    UK
    27/05/15
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    "less about the impact of kids than expected"
    If you could sum up On the Road with Kids in three words, what would they be?

    drinking swearing and throwing caution to the wind!?


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    most: touched on travelling with children
    least: repetitive themes and phrases


    Did Michael Veitch do a good job differentiating each of the characters? How?

    I think people in the book were clear.


    Any additional comments?

    Encouraging for people seriously looking at travel. Helpful costing information and teaches about attitude to life.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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