We interviewed both of our parents and asked them to be honest about their first reactions when we told them about the trip in October 2011. Read below through all of the different emotions that your family and friends will think and feel when you tell them about your own RTW!
Archives for 2011
As I read blog after blog of fellow travelers, a constant theme is the determination to get off the beaten path and experience the “new” and the “real” parts of each country. Tourist locations are slammed due to their commercialization and modernization, while some vagabonders purchase a guidebook to find out where not to go. Now, […]
Yes, the answer is out.
To everyone who is wondering how we are able to travel the world.. it is true.. we are rich!
When you first start planning a trip around the world it seems like a dream. Your time is occupied with “what if we lived here for a month”, “we will need to add pages to our passport”, and stressing over the big day you leave your “security blanket” (job).
With Josh’s Platinum status with SPG, I have to admit that we get spoiled when we visit any of their properties. Check-in was quick and they had upgraded us a couple of levels to a two room flat. It had a full kitchen, living room, two bedrooms and two bathrooms and three balconies!
Josh and I haven’t owned a car in three years and thus have grocery shopped on foot every week. It helps save money because you can only buy what you can carry home, instead of packing your car full with food that might go bad in a week. Also, when you pack 4 bags full […]
You may have read about my slight control problem when it comes to food. It is something I will be working on in the next year. I love when the places I stay have kitchens so I can head to the market and pick up food that is healthier than constantly eating out. The W two room […]
Traveling doesn’t mean that you have to give up on your workout routine. It just means that you might have to be a little creative. Follow along with us as we work out in all types of “gyms” and get creative with what we have around us to keep our muscles pumping!
Fort Lauderdale is home to our 2011 Work-cation. Work-cation: A “vacation” meant for getting work done. Characteristics include eliminating outside distractions to complete a project, catching up on needed sleep and hopefully getting out and enjoying yourself. We are leaving Chicago in less than 30 days and have planned a work-cation in Florida to finalize […]
The best transportation is always your own two feet! One of the ways I suggest getting your workout in while traveling is planning to see the city you’re visiting by foot and run every morning to learn the lay of the land and experience the city as you sweat. Also, if you have any errands […]