Saving money is hard!! Saving money in the US is even harder!! Its especially hard when you’re bombarded with marketing and advertisements everywhere you turn. The question we had to ask ourselves was: Which would you prefer, the latest iPhone or iPad or would you rather travel to experience a once in a lifetime opportunity? This is the question Karl and I have pondered for years.  Read More

It’s not easy thinking about quitting your job to travel the world. It’s even harder taking that leap. It brings about anxiety and lots of people will doubt your ability to make it happen. At the same time, if you are lucky (like we are) you will also have lots of people who will support you and even more people who will be excited that you will be living the life you imagined. 

My mother’s first reaction when I told her I was going to throw my Master’s level education in health care out the window to pursue a life on the road, was anything but supportive. “Ummmm oookaaay” was her initial reaction.  Once she had time to process the information, she was much more supportive and said “if you’re going to do it, this is the time.”  I couldn’t agree more!! Read More