100th Blog Post: Top 10 Travel Destinations of All Time

Three years and one-hundred blog posts. Time truly flies when you're having fun. There should probably two or three times that number of posts, but you know, life. Through chronic illness (Multiple Sclerosis), moves, teaching ninth grade, getting a yoga teacher certification, and returning to school the blog is still here. It's purely a love … Continue reading 100th Blog Post: Top 10 Travel Destinations of All Time

9 Ways Military Veterans Can Save Money on Travel

I love to travel. Who doesn't? The next adventure is always right around the corner.  Almost six years of military service opened my eyes to the world. Three years in Germany and nearly a year in Iraq allowed me to completely immerse myself in other cultures. Drunken barracks parties were never my thing. Instead, All … Continue reading 9 Ways Military Veterans Can Save Money on Travel

Coming Back is the Most Difficult Part of the Journey

Six Weeks in Mexico, Wow! Now that we've been home exactly 10 days I can tell you, staying positive at the end of a trip is harder than ever. All I've ever wanted to do my entire life is travel and see the world. Now that I'm doing that, now what? We had an awesome … Continue reading Coming Back is the Most Difficult Part of the Journey

How to Stay Positive at the End of a Trip

This trip to Mexico has changed our lives. We've discovered a few important facts during our month in paradise: We don't need much to be happy. Anyone can travel. There's more to life than accumulating "things." Every day isn't going to be perfect. The only constant is change. Something strange happens at the half-way point of … Continue reading How to Stay Positive at the End of a Trip

How To Travel Well on a Budget

Let's be honest here, who doesn't want to travel more? I know I do. Always have, always will. Ever since my first trip to Jordan 16 years ago, I've known that I want travel to be a constant part of my life. There's just one problem, I'm not rich. How can we afford to travel … Continue reading How To Travel Well on a Budget

How to Pack Like an Expert for Long-Term Travel

We're off! Six weeks in Mexico, maybe more. It's agonizing trying to decide what to take, but I finally packed everything in my Osprey Porter 46 and a small tote bag. Joe managed to get six weeks of gear into a Jansport school backpack (I'm jealous!) He's never been on a long-term trip, but somehow … Continue reading How to Pack Like an Expert for Long-Term Travel

Traveling as a Couple and Space-A

The countdown has officially started. It's really going to happen. After years of dreaming of traveling the world full-time, it's becoming a reality...and we're going to do it as a couple. We know it won't be easy, but we're going to share our lessons and adventures along the way. First Stop, Greece. It's scary. Quitting our jobs (at the … Continue reading Traveling as a Couple and Space-A