Pre-Trip

5 Reasons Why You Should Pick A Cruise For Your Honeymoon

5 Reasons Why You Should Pick A Cruise For Your Honeymoon

A honeymoon is a milestone in anyone’s life, and there’s no better way to celebrate the union than a romantic cruise, which gives you both lots of personal time, and with secluded sun decks everywhere, a cruise is the ideal venue for a honeymoon. Here are just a few reasons why more and more newlyweds are booking cruises for their ... Read More »

It’s Time to Learn a Second Language

It’s Time to Learn a Second Language

Back in 2014, I was traveling to Canada for work often and had several customers in Quebec, a Province where French is widely spoken. Though all of my customers spoke English, I still often found myself frustrated by not being able to read simple things like street signs or menus at restaurants. I decided that it was time for my ... Read More »

Save on Your Next Staycation with Dosh

Save on Your Next Staycation with Dosh

By now, you’ve probably realized we have a thing for the Dosh app. And maybe you’re still wondering why. With all the cash back apps out there, what makes Dosh so special? Dosh is different from other cash back apps in that you don’t have to juggle your wallet and your phone to get the savings. And that is what ... Read More »

Staying Fit While Traveling

Staying Fit While Traveling

It’s no secret that staying fit while traveling is easier said than done. Your days are jam-packed with sightseeing plus you want to try all of the local food and drinks. Traveling gives you a million excuses for skipping your workouts and abandoning your mindful-eating plans. Use the interactive quiz below from Health IQ to get you motivated to stay ... Read More »

Five Apps You Need for Summer Travel

Five Apps You Need for Summer Travel

Summer travel season is nearly here! While mid-summer is the most popular time for Americans to take a summer vacation, the season officially kicks off Memorial Day Weekend. That’s only a month away! Whether you’re hitting the open roads or the open skies this summer, take these five travel apps with you for an easier, better, and CHEAPER trip! Dosh ... Read More »

199ride’s Guide to Preparing Your Vehicle for a Long Road Trip

199ride’s Guide to Preparing Your Vehicle for a Long Road Trip

Preparing for a road trip with your family can take a great amount of effort. Do the kids have enough activities to stay occupied? Are the snacks packed? Are there easily accessible rest stops along the way? These are just a few of the questions you may be asking yourself. But, have you thought about your vehicle? Tuning up your ... Read More »

Top Tips for Booking Accommodation for Your Next Holiday

Top Tips for Booking Accommodation for Your Next Holiday

Are you planning a trip soon? Then you need to get a couple of essentials sorted – namely your travel and accommodation. We’re here to help with the latter. After a busy day exploring somewhere new or a mornings worth of sunbathing, you’ll want somewhere nice to return to and refresh. But accommodation can easily be the most expensive part ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »