Nick left his home in York, England, at the age of 18 and has been traveling the Baltic region studying the Russian language and culture ever since. Nick's last stop was in Latvia's capital, Riga, where he focused his Master's dissertation on the Russian population living there. Upon finishing his studies, he returned to York, but Latvia was calling. When Nick learned that his old friend of University, Silvia from Italy, was moving to Riga, Nick knew that he has to follow in her footsteps. Armed only with money from his job as a waiter, plus a credit card from his Dad, Nick must find a job and an apartment in Riga. While Silvia thinks that it's more practical to live in.
With a background in farming and humanitarian work, Mickey saw the potential for a stronger agriculture industry and lower malnutrition rates in Zambia. After a few visits to the southern African country, Mickey was offered a job providing farming outreach to rural communities outside the capital city, Lusaka. His wife Mandey agreed to the relocation and soon after the couple was carting their five-year old son, and three-year old daughter to the other side of the world. And once they arrived, it became clear they were split on where to live.