Two Parents, Two Children and 11 Countries (So Far)

Arun D’ Souza:

When Bliss Broyard and Nico Israel decided to take what they call a family gap year with their children Esme, 8, and Roman, 5, the question of how to fit their lives into a couple of suitcases and a few backpacks was no small consideration.

Dr. Israel, an English professor at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center in New York, had a sabbatical coming up to research a new project on the history of Esperanto, contemporary globalization and world literature.