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Ireland Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

Ireland Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. This goal went right out the window, as our spending in Ireland was going to be over $100 a day after booking flights and the car rental! But, this was our last stop before heading back to the U.S. and we both really wanted to take in Ireland and ... Read More »

Hotel Das Tyrol – Art & Luxury in Vienna

Hotel Das Tyrol – Art & Luxury in Vienna

Our trip to Vienna was off to a sluggish start as our flights were delayed coming out of Turkey. However, once we touched down and found our private transfer waiting for us outside the arrivals area we immediately became relaxed. We worked with Hotel Das Tyrol on setting up the transfer in advance and it couldn’t have been easier. After fighting ... Read More »

Hiking in Santorini: Fira to Oia

Hiking in Santorini: Fira to Oia

Santorini is well known for its stunning caldera views, famous blue domed churches and fantastic sunsets. However, there is a hike between two cities that is another must see when visiting the area. Hiking Fira to Oia will give you a spectacular three hour experience you will never forget. The Fira to Oia hike is approximately 10 kilometers (6+ miles) and will ... Read More »

Greece Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

Greece Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. To be fair, this is actually a breakdown of Santorini, since it is the only part of Greece we visited. We had plans to visit Athens, but plans changed when our flights were not going to work out for our next country. Therefore, Athens got cut and we ended ... Read More »

Ring of Kerry

Ring of Kerry

We stayed in the Tralee area for a few nights and tried to plan a different driving route each day we had available. Lucky for us the weather cooperated every day and it was in the 70s and sunny, perfect driving weather. We loved driving the Dingle Peninsula, but we were beyond excited for the Ring of Kerry route! Thanks to our wonderful ... Read More »

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 »

Hotel Marshfield – The Northwoods’ Backyard

Hotel Marshfield – The Northwoods’ Backyard

When people think of vacationing in Wisconsin, generally it is thought that you have to head north to a lake or off to Door County. However, we found a hidden gem right in our own backyard! In fact, it may as well be called The Northwoods’ Backyard! Marshfield, Wisconsin has a perfect spot for a mid-week getaway or even a ... 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 »