Tips for First-Time Travelers

I’d like to say that I sort of know what I’m talking about now that I’ve been to 40-ish countries. But just a few years ago I was setting off on an around-the-world adventure with no set end date. Prior to that, I’d been to 4 countries; Canada (a quick weekend trip across the border),…

Our Top 10 Travel Packing Essentials

We’ve been on several extended travel adventures to date and have found that determining which items to pack and which to leave behind is incredibly stressful. And while we’ve improved over time, we still don’t always get it right. So we’ve compiled a list of the things that we would never ever consider leaving behind plus some helpful tips that we’ve developed after making our own packing mistakes. 

Dollars and Sense…

One of the most common (and frankly, frustrating) questions that we get about our travels is “what is your secret to being able to afford to travel like you do?”. This question takes several forms including “did you win the lottery?”, “are you trust fund babies?”, and “do you have a long lost Daddy Warbucks?”….