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How We Funded Our Around the World Trip

How We Funded Our Around the World Trip

Before I tell you how much our two year around-the-world trip cost, I feel it’s important to tell you how we funded our trip. We didn’t inherit a bunch of money. We didn’t sell our kidneys. Our parents didn’t pay for it. And we didn’t win the lottery. On more than one occasion we had people tell us they assumed we won ... Read More »

Three Things to do in Bogor, Indonesia

Three Things to do in Bogor, Indonesia

If you are planning a trip to Indonesia, you’ll most likely find yourself in Jakarta at some point. Be sure to make time to visit Bogor, considered to be a suburb of the capital city. Bogor is the third largest city in Indonesia and, at one point in time, was the capital of the Sunda Kingdom. One of the great things about ... Read More »

Alana’s Most Favorite Places

Alana’s Most Favorite Places

After traveling around the world for 2 years, people have had a lot of questions for us. By far the most popular is, “What was your favorite place?” This question is difficult to answer because I really enjoyed almost everywhere we went. Though when I think about it, there are five spots that probably tie for first place in my ... Read More »

A Brisk Weekend in San Francisco

A Brisk Weekend in San Francisco

This post is sponsored by Seeker Digital. Who doesn’t love a weekend city break once in a while? We’ve offered up some great tips for spending your time in Boston and Chicago – now let’s turn our attention to San Francisco. The City by the Bay. It’s known by many names, but is often referred to as ‘The City’ by its residents. ... Read More »

Five Local Experiences to Enjoy in Alicante

Five Local Experiences to Enjoy in Alicante

The city of Alicante on Spain’s Costa Blanca is the perfect place for a sunny escape. Sparkling waters and an enviable climate make it a favorite holiday and vacation destination, but if you look further afield, you’ll find plenty more than crowded beaches and buzzing resorts. Flights to Alicante place you in a perfect location to explore the surrounding area ... Read More »

The Update: The State of Great Big Globe

The Update: The State of Great Big Globe

Hello friends! It’s been awhile since our last edition of The Update!  We’ve been spending a lot of time catching up with life in the U.S. We’ve taken a few shorter trips, including an impact travel focused trip with Fathom Travel and a cabin getaway in northern Wisconsin. We’ve even had the opportunity to take a local house sit in Alana’s hometown ... Read More »

A Long Weekend in Boston

A Long Weekend in Boston

This post is sponsored by BestBoston.com Boston. Beantown. The City on a Hill. Whatever you call it, if you haven’t visited this vibrant city, it should definitely be on your short list of U.S. cities to experience. A long weekend getaway is just enough time to see much of the best that Boston has to offer. When planning your trip you may find ... Read More »

Our Story With Fathom Travel

Our Story With Fathom Travel

Story: an account of past events in someone’s life or in the evolution of something What is YOUR story? Think about it for a second. Now, think about the world around you and how your life is different than much of the world; not better, but different. Our recent trip with Fathom Travel to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic gave us and ... Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Cruising with Fathom Travel

Everything You Need to Know About Cruising with Fathom Travel

Fathom Travel is bringing a new concept to the travel industry called Impact Travel >>Check out Our Story with Fathom Travel<< Bi-monthly trips to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic offer travelers the opportunity to make a social impact in this northern Dominican Republic province. You’ll spend three nights docked at Amber Cove with the opportunity to participate in a wide variety ... Read More »

Proven Tips To Get Your First House Sitting Job

Proven Tips To Get Your First House Sitting Job

Landing your first house sitting job is difficult and can sometimes take months. However, after completing five house sits (in Asia, Europe, and North America), we are confident in passing along our proven tips to get your first house sitting job! We applied for our first house sit in October of 2014 and two weeks later were booking flights to ... Read More »