Sonia Marsh – One year of gutsy, expat living

sonia marshSonia Marsh, her husband and three sons swapped a comfy, materialistic life in Orange County, California for an expat tropical adventure on an island in Belize, Central America. That year of challenge and hard-won victories led to writing her memoir, Freeways to Flip-Flops: A Family’s Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island.

Today Sonia coaches others to get out of their comfort zone and pursue their gutsy dreams. You can read more at her blog: Gutsy Living.


About Elaine Masters

The Gathering Road podcast – Stories courage, passion and uncommon adventure. Hosted by dedicated traveler, Elaine J. Masters, Indie Excellence award-winning author and international scuba diver. The Indie Excellence Best Audio award winning author of Drivetime Yoga and Flytime Yoga is also a freelance travel writer and founder of the blog

When she’s not on the road, Elaine is the co-organizer of the Travel Massive San Diego,  bringing together travel writers and industry professionals, a part of the global network of those working in the travel industry.

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  1. Thank you Elaine Masters for interviewing me. I really enjoyed your questions. I am happy to do Skype, Google hangouts, and phone interviews. If you’re in OC/LA areas, I also like to meet readers at their local book clubs. Please don’t hesitate to contact me at