Proud ex-Navy vet delivers brutal reality check on why he and his young family ... trends now

Proud ex-Navy vet delivers brutal reality check on why he and his young family ... trends now
Proud ex-Navy vet delivers brutal reality check on why he and his young family ... trends now

Proud ex-Navy vet delivers brutal reality check on why he and his young family ... trends now

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An ex-serviceman who dumped his life in Australia to travel around the world full-time with his family says the cost of living crisis forced them to make the life-changing move. 

Travel blogger and TikToker James Mitchell revealed his family couldn't afford to live in Australia anymore even though they were earning enough money to live off. 

The former navy vet who served almost 10 years as a mechanical fitter says he's now able to spend more time with his wife Pauline and two sons Liam and Riley after ditching Australia for a nomadic lifestyle. 

James Mitchell (pictured) revealed his family couldn't afford to live in Australia anymore and decided to travel fulltime as way to spend more time with his family

James Mitchell (pictured) revealed his family couldn't afford to live in Australia anymore and decided to travel fulltime as way to spend more time with his family

He said he was sick of not being able to get ahead due to the soaring costs of food and groceries despite working a nine-to-five job. 

Mr Mitchell, who runs a TikTok page featuring videos about his travels with his family said in a video uploaded on Thursday that the move to travelling full-time was one that he had to make. 

'About a year ago, my wife and I decided to sell everything we owned and travel fulltime as a family around the word with our two boys,' he said.  

'If we want to be together as a family we can't afford to stay in this country anymore because... Australia is slowly tearing us apart with how much it costs to live here.

'We still have to earn a decent income to do what we do but are we spending way more time together as a family. 

'Do we have a way more better quality of life than we did in Australia? Absolutely,' he claimed. 

The father of two quit the navy to start a digital marketing agency around seven years ago. 

He said the agency along with side hustles

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