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Our YouTube journey has taken us on many adventures, from living in our self converted camper vans Koti and Safari, to over landing through Africa in a rooftop tent with an eight month old, road tripping through the USA as Crusoe began to walk, and ultimately to documenting our renovation journey on our farm in Northern Portugal. It has been one heck of a journey and we’re beyond grateful for all of your support and love.

We´ve had so much fun with it all, that we now have TWO YouTube channels, TheNewbys and TheNewbys Explore. 

We feel so deeply grateful for the online community we have around us. 

Our Portugal Homestead

From our homestead, we release new episodes every Wednesday and Sunday on YouTube, as we document the renovation of our farm in Northern Portugal. It’s a whole heap of fun, and connecting with you all through our channel has been one of the very best bits of this entire journey.

We’ve got huge projects looming, as we gear up to build a new house on our farm this year, so please head on over to our channel and hit that SUBSCRIBE button to join 160k other amazing humans. It’s completely free and it would mean the world to have you with us.

John and Tara standing in front of the farmhouse at their farm in Northern Portugal.

Our Family Travels

Travel is where this whole YouTube journey started with us, and it runs in our blood. As the boys grow we’re determined that they see as much of the world as possible, and that they understand how beautiful and nuanced it is. 

This new project will follow us as we take Crusoe and Sawyer on the adventure of a lifetime, starting with five weeks in India in January 2024. SO many of you have already come to be a part of it, and we’d love to see more of you there. The adventure is just beginning, and it’s going to be fun! 

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