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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 »

Travel Bloggers to Follow in 2016

Travel Bloggers to Follow in 2016

As we transition from full-time travelers to whatever comes next in 2016, we will definitely need our travel fixes. The best way to get our fix without hopping on a plane ourselves is keeping up with fantastic travel blogs! There are a ton of travel blogs out there, but the following are the ones we love to keep up with ... 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 »

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 »

Poland Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

Poland Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

  The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. Heading to Poland found us meeting up with more family. After spending a couple fun weeks in Germany with Matt’s parents, we were going to be meeting his siblings and a friend in Poland. Poland was going to be a quick trip (only 4 days), thanks to Matt ... Read More »

Germany Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

Germany Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. We were pretty excited for our trip to Germany, and not just because of the German sausage and beer we’d be consuming. What was causing the extra excitement was that we would be meeting up with a friend we met in Les (Bali) as well as a former co-worker. AND, ... Read More »

This One Time at Bush Camp

This One Time at Bush Camp

Spiders. Mosquitoes. Scorpions. Snakes. These are all words I heard after telling people we booked a 56-day camping trip in Africa. Obviously I hoped to avoid seeing any of these little creatures, but I knew if I acted scared enough, Matt would take care of them. 🙂 However, what really scared me and the two words I feared most: BUSH CAMP. Bush camping ... Read More »

South Africa Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

South Africa Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. After our two month overland trip through Africa, we were definitely ready for a break and some relaxation. Plus, Cape Town was a place we had been looking forward to visiting for a few years. Our overland trip was certainly going to put us over our $100 a day ... Read More »

Netherlands Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

Netherlands Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. While $100 per day is our goal, we went into Europe assuming this was not really going to be realistic. We have been traveling through Asia and Africa, where prices are much lower than back home and $100 a day was a possibility. So, we did prepare ourselves for ... Read More »

Cambodia Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

Cambodia Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. We assumed Cambodia would be fairly cheap. However, once we started looking at accommodations we realized it might be a bit more expensive than we expected. Luckily we found some great options on Airbnb that saved us a lot. The one thing we did not expect was the high ... Read More »