Travel Planning

Electronics Packing list

Electronics Packing list

13″ Apple MacBook Pro Kindle (Not Pictured) Apple iPhone 4s Apple iPhone 5s DSLR Camera (Canon) carried in an Ape Holster Case Canon 50mm f/1.4 lens Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 lens GoPro Hero 3+ GoPro accessories (clamp, floaty, handle bar mount, remote & extra battery) carried in Eagle Creek pack-it sack 1TB external hard drive (Seagate) All charging cords Memory cards ... Read More »

Saving Money with Ebates.com

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 »

RTW Ticket or Buy-As-You-Go?

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?

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 »

Choosing Your RTW Backpack

Choosing Your RTW Backpack

Choosing the right backpack was a part of the RTW pre-trip planning we REALLY didn’t want to mess up. This IS going to be housing all our possessions for the foreseeable future! We spent a lot of time researching and deciding what best fit our needs. We researched a lot of packs and read through reviews from other bloggers who ... Read More »