Alana’s RTW Trip Bucket List
When telling people about our trip, I keep hearing, “What country are you most excited for?” I am really excited to visit every country on our list. I imagine I will enjoy some places more than others, but each place will bring an entirely new set of experiences and leave us with amazing memories. Picking just one country to want to visit ... Read More »
St. Andrews, Scotland
Saving Money with Ebates.com
Anyone who knows me knows I love shopping online and that I won’t hit the purchase button without making sure I have the best possible deal. I’ve traditionally used coupon codes to save money, but I have also added earning cash back to my arsenal with the help of Ebates.com. I’ve been using Ebates to save money since 2011. In total, I have ... Read More »
5 Inspiring Quotes On Travel, Life and Money
“What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.” – Bob Dylan “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. ... Read More »
RTW Ticket or Buy-As-You-Go?
When we finally made the decision to leave behind our life in the U.S. and head out to explore the world, our first step was deciding our mode of travel. Did we want to purchase RTW (Round-The-World) plane tickets or flights as we go? For those who aren’t sure what a RTW ticket is, it is a plane ticket that allows ... Read More »
Can Credit Cards Equal Free Flights?
First off, when dealing with credit cards you need to be smart and not put yourself in a bad situation. We do not recommend running up a ton of debt on high interest cards. Do Not Do It, period. These cards work great for us based on ALWAYS paying off balances each month. Taking advantage of credit card sign-up offers ... Read More »
Sundara Inn and Spa Review
What is Sundara Inn and Spa? Sundara Inn and Spa is a destination spa and resort located in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, USA. They have won numerous awards since opening in 2003. Most recently, they were chosen as one of the Top 5 Destination Spas in the world in Travel + Leisure Magazine’s 2014 Readers’ Poll. Atmosphere (4/5) We will always ... Read More »
Deciding to Travel the World
Deciding to completely alter your life isn’t a quick or snap decision; at least it wasn’t for us. The idea of long-term travel was something we discussed and contemplated on and off for a few years, but it always seemed more of a fantasy than reality. Then we went to Nicaragua for two weeks in 2013 and met a couple ... Read More »