Journey of the Globe

Join us as we travel the globe as a family to expose our children to the world.

  Our journey started out by taking a major leap of faith, deciding to sell our home and most of our belongings, in order to travel the globe and enjoy life with our 3 daughters. At times, we wondered if it was the right thing to do, having to make many difficult decisions along the way. The amount of quality family time we have spent together, the immeasurable amount of worldly knowledge we have gained, and the lifelong friends and memories made along the way, have made it all worth it.       

Our journey started out by taking a major leap of faith, deciding to sell our home and most of our belongings, in order to travel the globe and enjoy life with our 3 daughters. At times, we wondered if it was the right thing to do, having to make many difficult decisions along the way. The amount of quality family time we have spent together, the immeasurable amount of worldly knowledge we have gained, and the lifelong friends and memories made along the way, have made it all worth it.      

"Live, Laugh, Love." A Bradley Family motto

ABOUT

Inspired to raise our children as mindful and compassionate global citizens, we have sold our worldly belongings and brought our family on an adventure of a lifetime, relishing in the simplicity of togetherness and priceless life experiences. We have chosen to dedicate this time in our lives to expose our three young girls to the diversity of global culture and educate them in a unique fashion.

Join our family as we travel to live, laugh and learn around the globe. We believe there is so much to learn from the amazing gift of traveling, and we wish to share all of our unique experiences here with you. 

Click on our "VIDEO" tab above to view highlights from our journey.

INSPIRATION

Our exposure to diverse global culture and socioeconomics, while studying abroad in South America and playing professional basketball around the world, has taught us life lessons we hold dear to our hearts in everything we do.  Michael and I, want our three girls to grow up to be informed and educated about the world around them, compassionate about others, and understanding of the world in which we live.

We all live in an increasingly globally interconnected world, and our aim is to teach our girls about life "outside the box." Ellen Bradley

  Now boarding......... 30 minute helicopter ride over the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. The 2,300km long eco-system is the world's largest living single structure, and can be seen from outer space. A UNESCO World Heritage site, this reef is home to countless species of colorful fish, turtles, dolphins and sharks. 

Now boarding......... 30 minute helicopter ride over the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. The 2,300km long eco-system is the world's largest living single structure, and can be seen from outer space. A UNESCO World Heritage site, this reef is home to countless species of colorful fish, turtles, dolphins and sharks. 

  Learning how to cook all the classic Thai dishes at Aroy Aroy Cooking school in Chiang Mai, Thailand. (Pad Thai, Kho Soi, Papaya Salad, Mango sticky rice and more....)

Learning how to cook all the classic Thai dishes at Aroy Aroy Cooking school in Chiang Mai, Thailand. (Pad Thai, Kho Soi, Papaya Salad, Mango sticky rice and more....)

  The girls joined a 5th class for the day in Luang Prabang, Laos. They read the children stories in english, learned some songs in Lao, and Mom even led a yoga class during recess. The highlight of the day was being able to donate 300 new reading books to the school at the end of our visit. The children instantly sat down and were so excited to have new materials to read. 

The girls joined a 5th class for the day in Luang Prabang, Laos. They read the children stories in english, learned some songs in Lao, and Mom even led a yoga class during recess. The highlight of the day was being able to donate 300 new reading books to the school at the end of our visit. The children instantly sat down and were so excited to have new materials to read. 

  While this is not Madison Square Garden or the NBA arenas we once called home, we always find time to interact with local children and give back. Sharing our passions and talents of coaching basketball and instructing yoga classes to those less fortunate, is an essential part of our journey.  

While this is not Madison Square Garden or the NBA arenas we once called home, we always find time to interact with local children and give back. Sharing our passions and talents of coaching basketball and instructing yoga classes to those less fortunate, is an essential part of our journey.  

  Mom and daughter date underwater in Malaysia. During our travels, we have fallen in love with the ocean and the underwater world. By far, our favorite is the sea turtle, which we were fortunate enough to spot in the beautiful waters of the Perhentian Islands. These 2 free divers make it look easy going down to depths of 15-20 feet, to get a closer view of the beautiful marine life.

Mom and daughter date underwater in Malaysia. During our travels, we have fallen in love with the ocean and the underwater world. By far, our favorite is the sea turtle, which we were fortunate enough to spot in the beautiful waters of the Perhentian Islands. These 2 free divers make it look easy going down to depths of 15-20 feet, to get a closer view of the beautiful marine life.

  Learning the craft of bread, scroll, and pizza making during our WWOOF stay on Boonderoo Farm, 3 hours outside of Melbourne, Australia with Tomas and Gabi. 

Learning the craft of bread, scroll, and pizza making during our WWOOF stay on Boonderoo Farm, 3 hours outside of Melbourne, Australia with Tomas and Gabi. 

  All aboard for a chilly but unforgettable overnight boat ride to the Doubtful Sound in New Zealand. 

All aboard for a chilly but unforgettable overnight boat ride to the Doubtful Sound in New Zealand. 

  Enjoying the beautiful nature, culture, warm weather and our new stylish wardrobe in Ubud, Indonesia. 

Enjoying the beautiful nature, culture, warm weather and our new stylish wardrobe in Ubud, Indonesia. 

  Enjoying the beautiful sunset in Phuket, Thailand. 

Enjoying the beautiful sunset in Phuket, Thailand. 

  Beautiful family night spent at the Gardens of the Bay in Singapore. We just happened to show up before the nightly light show and take ion the beauty of one of the greenest cities in the world. 

Beautiful family night spent at the Gardens of the Bay in Singapore. We just happened to show up before the nightly light show and take ion the beauty of one of the greenest cities in the world. 

  Exploring the ancient temples of the former capital of Thailand in Ayutthaya. This night time bicycle ride led us to some of the most impressive and oldest temples in the country. 

Exploring the ancient temples of the former capital of Thailand in Ayutthaya. This night time bicycle ride led us to some of the most impressive and oldest temples in the country. 

  What better way to end the 1st leg of our journey than with 5 nights in paradise. The Sun Siyam Hotel and Resort in the Maldives was just what we needed to recharge, before heading back to our Old Kentucky Home! 

What better way to end the 1st leg of our journey than with 5 nights in paradise. The Sun Siyam Hotel and Resort in the Maldives was just what we needed to recharge, before heading back to our Old Kentucky Home!