What’s it like to live in another country? While many readers are satisfied with a vicarious experience, a growing number want to live it for themselves. Elisa Bernick offers readers the book she wished she’d had when she and her husband and children were planning their 18-month family sabbatical. A recipient of the Silver Award in the Family & Relationships category of ForeWord magazine’s 2007 Book of the Year Awards.
"The Family Sabbatical Handbook provides a blueprint for any mom or dad who dreams of adventure yet still puts their family first... Every American parent should read this book."
—DAN BUETTNER, EXPLORER, TRAVEL JOURNALIST, AND FOUNDER OF QUEST NETWORK
“Elisa Bernick has written an impeccable, step-by-step guide for getting out of Dodge.” —Rudy Maxa, star of the PBS series’ Smart Travels and one of America’s premier consumer travel experts.
“This guide is unique in focusing on those on a tight budget. Bernick’s writing style makes readers feel that they’re getting advice from a good friend.” —Library Journal
“Filled with specifics and enfolded in humor…this book will make you start dreaming and that can be dangerous!”
—Jane E. Meckwood-Yazdpour, Armchair Travel column, OffbeatTravel.com
“For anyone about to go abroad with children, this account touches all the bases before the real game begins.”
—J.D. Brown and Margaret Backenheimer, Chicago Tribune’s Resourceful Traveler
“This is a great book…I highly recommend it.” —Sandy Dhuyvetter, Host of Travel Talk Radio