If you haven’t read the expense update from the first half of this trip, check it out below: Part 1 of Trip: Quintana Roo After our five weeks on the east coast of Mexico, we were anxious to see how the west coast compared. Our last stop on the east coast, Cozumel, was our favorite … Continue reading Mexico Adventure 2021: Update and Expenses (Jalisco)
At the end of January, Whitney and I embarked on our first international trip since 2019. We settled on a winter Adventure in Mexico for this trip to escape the cold weather at home in Virginia. We left with a fairly open ended itinerary due to uncertainty surrounding COVID, but we had a rough plan … Continue reading Mexico Adventure 2021: Update and Expenses (Quintana Roo)
Covid-19 is continuing to take a massive toll on countries all over the world. In the US, lockdowns and restrictions are beginning to lift, but cases and fatalities are still increasing in much of the world, especially in the southern hemisphere. With things so uncertain right now, it's hard to predict when international travel will … Continue reading Cashing Out Instead of Keeping Points for Credit Card Rewards during COVID-19
Another Successful TripAfter our 5 month trip around the world last year in 2018, we had such a wonderful time that we knew it wouldn't be our last big international trip. We learned that the world is a huge place and there's so much to see before we decide to eventually settle down. The thirst … Continue reading 15 Weeks Traveling in Europe for Less than $47/day!
Eurotrip 2019 is officially underway! The plan is to travel to 14 countries including over 30 different cities in a 15 week span. For more info on our itinerary, check out this article from last week! As I did on our 5 month long around the world trip last year, I'm going to keep track of … Continue reading Eurotrip 2019 Update and Expenses: Madrid, Spain
*by Whitney* It's hard to believe, but we leave for our trip to Europe tomorrow! It seems like we just got back from our 2018 Around The World Trip! We enjoyed our 5 months abroad so much last year, that we had already begun planning this year's trip before we even got back in the … Continue reading EuroTrip 2019: The Final Itinerary
A Look Back April 10th, 2016 is the day I published my first post on this blog. I was extremely excited to start writing and sharing my story with you guys. Watching the way the blog has grown has exceeded all of my expectations to this point. There are hundreds of new subscribers and followers … Continue reading Fifth Wheel Physical Therapist Turns 3!
A few months ago, I wrote about how Whitney and I went about saving money on our accommodation expenses while traveling internationally. The tips I mentioned in that article were vital for me keeping my average expenses below $37/day while traveling on our trip around the world. We'll also be utilizing those same techniques on our … Continue reading Buying Discounted AirBnB Gift Cards
One of my favorite things in the world is getting discounted or free travel. For that reason, the best credit card rewards are one of the things that I'm always on the lookout for. Sometimes this can mean going a little overboard, like earning over 1,000,000 points/miles in a three year period, but the value … Continue reading Getting Huge Value with the Amex Hilton Aspire Credit Card
We're Back! Whitney and I have been back in the United States for about three weeks now. It's hard to believe how quickly our five month semi-retirement trip flew by, but it was an amazing experience filled with memories that we will have forever. We were sad for the trip to end, but we were … Continue reading Five Months Traveling Around The World for Less than $37/Day!