- The Canavan family left their bustling life in London to live in Bali.
- They live absolutely on $1,300 a month.
- They intend to spend a few some-more weeks in Bali before streamer to Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Sri Lanka.
For many immature London parents, a start of a day involves rushing their children to propagandize after frantically putting breakfast on a table.
But Hannah and Patrick Canavan’s mornings tend to be some-more relaxing affairs, involving a outing to a beach or a burst in a pool after they left chaotic London for a new life in Bali.
The family, creatively from Croydon, took their children from deepest south London to a new life on a island — where a family are removing by unequivocally absolutely on £1,000 a month.
Inspired by a backpacking and volunteering holiday in Thailand 10 years ago, Hannah, 28, and Patrick, 31, took a thrust and left their normal life in Caterham a month ago when they changed to a Indonesian island with their 3 children Esmae, six, Eira, 5 and Elfie, two.
Mr Canavan quit his bustling personal tutor pursuit and a family jetted off to Sanur, to start an open-ended journey – with a aim of eventually anticipating a gift they trust in to work for full-time.
The family were renting in London and left with £5,000 of savings.
Mrs Canavan is ancillary a family’s lifestyle abroad by operative online as a freelance transport and parenting writer. The integrate also run a blog and YouTube channel.
“Patrick and we knew we wanted to do this for scarcely 8 years… going divided means that we get to spend some-more peculiarity time together and Patrick gets to spend time with a girls, that is important,” she said.
“We left some-more than a month ago now, on Eira’s fifth birthday on 3rd October, she was unequivocally excited.”
“People consider we have to be super abounding to do this though it indeed costs a lot reduction to live and try here than it does only to live in London,” she added.
“Our lease here in Bali costs £300 per month and a residence has a swimming pool and is 5 mins from a beach.
“We will have lived for £1000 for a whole month, by eating internal food and cooking during home on a one tiny gas hob ring.
“Lots of people could do this, though they don’t realise.”
An normal day sees Mr Canavan take a 3 girls to a beach in a morning while his mom writes, before all spend a afternoon together relaxing or volunteering during charities.
“We have always lived a ease lifestyle, though now we take things unequivocally slowly,” Mrs Canavan said.
The integrate already home-schooled their children and trust transport is a improved preparation than what was on offer in London.
The family, who are also accompanied by Mrs Canavan’s mom Jayne Davies, 55, who “came along for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” after retiring, are not certain they will ever lapse to a capital.
They intend to spend a few some-more weeks in Bali before spending dual months in Thailand and time in Vietnam, Cambodia and Sri Lanka.
Mrs Canavan said: “We will re-group in a year and see where we are at.
“We will skip a people, though we don’t skip anything else about London. We don’t skip rushing around and a chaotic lifestyle and a gripping adult with a Joneses aspect of life, or a residence cleaning – or a weather.”
She added: “We are not special – if we can do this, lots of people can.”