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This is the backstory of how I planned my Midlife Escape, a career sabbatical to travel with my family!  We are currently living near Valencia, Spain.  You can follow our adventure by clicking on the "I'm Ready To...Go" tab.

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The Midlife Crisis

I heard about a 50-year-old guy today who cleaned out the bank account and moved to Thailand. He left behind a wife and 3 kids. She managed to reach him…

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The Ultimate 50th Birthday Gift

It’s not really my birthday but it will be on November 11, which is Veteran’s Day.  In the United States, Veteran’s Day is a day to remember those who have…

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Looking Back

I have recently announced my goal to save for, plan and take a midlife career break to travel with my family.  We are calling it a “Midlife Escape” but the…

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Midlife Maggie

My name is Maggie and I am 48.  I am too old for a gap year and too young for retirement. But I want to run away to far-flung places…

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