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The Update: Fourth Edition

The Update: Fourth Edition

Welcome to the fourth edition of ‘The Update’ – I am writing this post from BARCELONA, SPAIN! We arrived at our fourth housesit and will be spending the next two weeks with three sweet cats. We are looking after Lolo, Coco, and Gina and so far they are great. Since I last updated you, we’ve been on a whirlwind tour ... Read More »

The Update: Third Edition

The Update: Third Edition

Hello from Zagreb, Croatia and welcome to the third edition of The Update. You can find the first edition here and the second here. We’re on day two of four in Zagreb and spent it walking around the city. The weather is perfect, we love our Airbnb apartment and the vibe in Zagreb is great! We enjoyed some pizza and saw a ... Read More »

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 »

The Update: Second Edition

The Update: Second Edition

Hello and welcome to the second edition of The Update! It’s our last full day in Turkey and we’re getting ready to say goodbye to all of the wonderful pets we have been caring for. We’ve really gotten to know their little personalities over the last 3+ weeks and we will certainly miss waking up to them each day. 🙂 ... 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 »

The Update: First Edition

The Update: First Edition

Hello from Üzümlü, Turkey and welcome to the inaugural edition of ‘The Update’! The Update is our effort to keep you in the loop on what we’ve been up to on a more regular basis. Over the past year of traveling we have had good weeks and not so good weeks, when it comes to getting full posts up on the blog ... Read More »

Our Favorite Podcasts

Our Favorite Podcasts

As you read this, we’re somewhere over the Atlantic in route to London. An easy eight-hour flight from Atlanta. I say easy, but that is relative to other travel days we’ve had on our trip. You might remember we kicked this all off with a 15-hour flight to Tokyo and an overnight at Haneda Airport. We also had some extremely long days while ... Read More »