“The world is so big” by James Tan

“We are turning 40,” my wife said. We should do something different to mark it. It seemed to be a mid life crisis but we quit our jobs and decided that’s what we should do.”

To celebrate their midlife crises, illustrator James Tan and his wife packed their passports and went on a six months trip around Asia and Eastern Europe.

“We bought a one way ticket and started our journey in Asia before continuing to Europe and back home. Our planning was fairly simple. Plan ahead for two countries we will be travelling to. And once accommodation is settled for those two places, we will plan for the subsequent two countries.”

At the end of their travels, James published “The world is so big”, a book full of beautiful experiences that whisk you away to the places they’ve been to.

The World is so Big by James Tan is available at Basheer.

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