Europe

So, What’s Next?

So, What’s Next?

We have been a bit quiet lately, especially with our future plans. And honestly, it’s because we simply didn’t know what exactly was next for us. Some different opportunities presented themselves, but we couldn’t make up our minds as we were juggling a few different ideas. However, everything came together a few weeks ago and we’re ready to share! We are ... Read More »

Driving The Dingle Peninsula – Ireland

Driving The Dingle Peninsula – Ireland

Ireland was our last stop during our trip around the world (at least this portion anyway) and we wanted to make the most of our week on the island. We were obviously going to be taking some time to explore Dublin and drink plenty of Guinness, but getting out and driving around the countryside was something we were looking forward ... Read More »

Poland Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

Poland Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

  The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. Heading to Poland found us meeting up with more family. After spending a couple fun weeks in Germany with Matt’s parents, we were going to be meeting his siblings and a friend in Poland. Poland was going to be a quick trip (only 4 days), thanks to Matt ... Read More »

A Vacation From Traveling in Uzumlu, Turkey

A Vacation From Traveling in Uzumlu, Turkey

We loved our time in Asia, Africa and Europe – but we were hitting a wall. We weren’t tired of the sights and new places, rather the actual travel itself. We were coming up on eight months of consecutive travel and Europe really felt on-the-go. So, when we arrived in Turkey for our second house sitting job (check out our Bali ... Read More »

Germany Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

Germany Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. We were pretty excited for our trip to Germany, and not just because of the German sausage and beer we’d be consuming. What was causing the extra excitement was that we would be meeting up with a friend we met in Les (Bali) as well as a former co-worker. AND, ... Read More »

Netherlands Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

Netherlands Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. While $100 per day is our goal, we went into Europe assuming this was not really going to be realistic. We have been traveling through Asia and Africa, where prices are much lower than back home and $100 a day was a possibility. So, we did prepare ourselves for ... Read More »

Armada Old City Hotel Istanbul

Armada Old City Hotel Istanbul

When you only have two days in a big city, accommodation location is key. We arrived in Istanbul knowing we would not have much time to pack in everything we hoped to do and see, so we went to work trying to find a hotel that would give us an easy walk to public transportation as well as major attractions. ... Read More »