8 Miles From Home

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8 Miles From Home
A Man, Woman and Dog traveling Thailand in a classic Ford Escort Mk 1. Creating Cinematic Travel Videos about their experiences. Sacha, Jmayel & Eden left the UK to digitally capture the world in their own unique style.
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  • Dad Takes Toddler Into ABANDONED HOUSE & Gets STUCK - What They See Is WOW 9 hours ago ℹ️ Looking for the perfect location for our photo shoot, daddy gets stuck in an abandoned building with toddler Story on his back. But once we get out the other side of the house we see something amazing. Definitely not what you would expect when you first walk in to the old stone building....
  • TODDLER Pushes Herself To The LIMIT - She Wouldn't STOP RUNNING 1 day ago ℹ️ We make our way to Fontelo Park in Viseu to do a little photo shoot and Story the Toddler decides to push herself to the limit of exhaustion by running NON STOP. It’s actually quite amazing how far she can run before she maxes out. Story is experimenting with her body and it’s...
  • STAYING In PORTUGAL For 6 More MONTHS 2 days ago ℹ️ We’ve decided to stay in Portugal for 6 more months. Story is having a great time growing up in Mortagua and we are really discovering that it is a great area to raise a child. ➡️BECOME AN 8-MILER: http://patreon.com/8milesfromhome ⬅️
  • Portugal Is GREAT For FAMILIES - Exploring Lousã For FREE! 5 days ago ℹ️ Portugal in the summer is fantastic for families! One thing we’ve noticed is that even the best attractions around the country seem to be free. Not everything of course, but amazing river beaches, waterfalls, hikes in the mountains with sanctuaries and chapels overlooking ravines with...
  • STRESS FREE LIFE In Portugal Is A LIE - The TRUTH About US 6 days ago ℹ️ The truth about our life is sometimes not easy to determine from watching our daily vlogs. Today J is feeling anxiety, worry and stress about our current situation and the things we need to do to make things work. We get the impression that some people watching the vlogs think we don’t do...

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Website Reviews » There are 25 reviews on 8 Miles From Home

Chris & Angela @ TielandtoThailand.com
11:05 AM October 21, 2013

Expert tips on moving to and living in beautiful and exotic Thailand. They have a knack for showing you the most amazing hidden places that you'll want to visit. Exceptional cinematic film work. This blog is one that helped us decide to move to Thailand and follow in their footsteps. Highly recommended and very popular with travelers, expats, and local Thai people alike. Great work you two! Keep it up :)

11:17 AM October 21, 2013

Gotta be the most unique travel blog that I read. The Videos are next level. ;-)

11:59 AM October 21, 2013

The guys from 8 Miles from home are truly inspirational ! Well written and informative travel blogs and the videos you just have to see for yourself! great work guys , keep it up!

12:24 PM October 21, 2013

A year ago made a decision to move to Chiang mai and 8milesfromhome was my first and the most reliable reference. I watched all the videos and showed them to my parents so they would get a bigger picture of where were moving. What J and Sacha are doing is extraordinary. What you get in this blog is 100% true and real and most of the time eyes opening. Well done guys. Keep up the great work.

13:16 PM October 21, 2013

By far the most exciting travel blog out there! Written by real people with real experiences, never fails to entertain and makes for a compelling read, whilst creating an atmospheric setting and invites the reader in as though they are experiencing the adventures with them! Advanced cinemography which keeps on getting better takes this blog to a whole different level! Can't wait for the next instalment! ;-)

13:31 PM October 21, 2013

The videos made from these two,Sacha and Jmayel, to include their cute dog is actually very entertaining and have learned of places to actually visit while living here in Thailand. Their adventures in their little classic car all over their car may take them is awesome with beautiful views of this country. Hope they continue in their journey and making these amazing videos, for I am going to follow their trend in going and visiting these amazing places they have been! Good luck and continue a job well done!!

Donna B
13:43 PM October 21, 2013

LOVE this blog...one of my favorite travel blogs and the videos make me want to go to Thailand so much!

15:12 PM October 21, 2013

One of our favorite blogs from Thailand. Great information and incredibly awesome videos and photography. Our list of "must go there" places gets larger with each post from J and Sacha.

Lin Babkirk
15:13 PM October 21, 2013

What a wonderful find! Each time we see one of their amazing videos or read a post we become more and more excited about our move. J and Sacha make things seem so effortless. They are always ready to answer any questions and quick with words of encouragement.

16:15 PM October 21, 2013

Great Blog. Writing and videos are superb, nothing but good things come from 8 miles! Keep it up.

Susan Strachan
21:01 PM October 21, 2013

Truly amazing, informative, exciting blogs from two very talented people, Sacha and Jmayel (aka 8 Miles from Home)are undoubtedly the very best Thailand blog writers.

21:50 PM October 21, 2013

When Jmayel and Sacha said they were going to Thailand and taking Eden with them to live and work the dream, I was blown away! Two extremely talented and inspirational people, create a feast of colour and excitement about a truly beautiful country. They expose you to a vibrant culture through sumptuous images and words that leave you wanting to jump on a plane asap. Keep up the good work :)

01:45 AM October 22, 2013

Keep on bringing your individual and inspiring 8 Miles From Home style to the world. Just gets better and better!!

Sofia Reever
15:20 PM October 22, 2013

I recently came across 8 miles from home when searching for information on a possible move to Thailand. I hope I can be as brave as this couple and take the leap to leave my home and head off on my own adventure, and of course taking my Yorkshire Terrier, Joey. Great information and stories on this blog, so pleased I found it!

15:46 PM October 22, 2013

I've been messing around with my camera and imovie for a few years, but when I saw what these guys are pushing out in their web series I was blown away. I know its predominantly a cinematic travel vlog, but I follow their adventures to inspire myself to learn video editing tricks. The quality of the footage and post production is certainly unique in the travel blogging world. Well worth a look.

13:33 PM October 23, 2013

Most unique blog ive seen yet for travel as they combine real life experiences with helpful tips and to top it off keep their content rich with beautifully taken photos and production quality videos. Most of the time these type of blogs get lazy but not 8 miles from home. Well done guys!! Omeo

13:23 PM October 24, 2013

My favourite blog on Chiang Mai, Thailand. Their work is stunning and their posts are written with a lovely, personal voice.

16:30 PM October 28, 2013

Excellant read, and superb photography and video footage! Contains lots of helpful tips and advise for travelers visiting Thailand, and shos you exciting new places where you may not have thought to have visited before. Keep up the good work guys! ;-)

13:24 PM October 30, 2013

When my son told me he was off to Thailand I was a little worried. But now we read his and sachas blog whenever they put a new story online. Keeping us worried parents up to date with beautiful pictures of their new life in Chiang Mai and beyond. And those Videos! Words can't describe the talent these two have, just watch one and you'll know why. Keep it up my darlings, we can't wait to see what you get up to next!

09:14 AM November 10, 2013

I love Thailand, having lived there myself a few years ago, am now in the USA but I always check back on 8miles to see whats going on. Great stories and photos, its a great way to get my Thailand fix! Keep it up.

07:54 AM November 14, 2013

Great blog on Thailand. Love to follow this couple journey, the writing and photos are always superb. The videos they create make this blog extra special!

Claire Ray
09:44 AM November 20, 2013

I am a fellow expat and have lived in Thailand for 10 years, 4 of them in Chiang Mai. It's great to see a fresh take on a blog and they never disappoint with their videos :-)

Harvey P
02:30 AM November 23, 2013

Good Information. Good Travels. Good Find.

02:39 AM December 12, 2013

Good Work, nice site. Absolutely love the dog!

02:44 AM February 14, 2014

Great blog full of good info and areas to visit. Must read if you want to go to north Thailand!

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