Dave Smurthwaite
Dave Smurthwaite is a writer, a husband, a father of four amazing young boys, and co-founder (with his wife) of a startup dedicated to helping families experience personal change through the power of travel. For more help on getting your own family abroad, visit gomindtrip.com.

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