Another Month Already?! The end of April means that we're almost done working for the year (yes, you read that right, for the year) and will be heading to Europe soon to spend 15 weeks traveling and exploring! April has been a busy month with working full time at busy outpatient clinics, growing the Travel … Continue reading Progress to Financial Independence- April 2019
More Exploring! In March we had several busy weekends with more adventures. We are still living in Fredericksburg, VA for our current Travel PT contract, so we've been exploring this area but also took some fun weekend trips. The first week in March, we had the opportunity to travel to the Dominican Republic with a … Continue reading Progress to Financial Independence- March 2019
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!
I was recently featured on the website Covalent Careers, which is the parent company of NewGradPhysicalTherapy.com. I wrote an article titled Travel PT: The Path to Financial Freedom. This is a topic I've written about before, highlighting how Travel PT has allowed me to save a significant amount of money, achieve financial freedom early in my … Continue reading Guest Post: “Travel PT: The Path to Financial Freedom” (Featured on Covalent Careers/New Grad Physical Therapy)
Back to Work I'm pretty late getting this update out unfortunately. We've been pretty busy lately with some adjustments in our plans. At the end of February we found a couple of really good travel jobs! High paying outpatient jobs are always our main priority, and we found that this time close to Northern Virginia. … Continue reading Progress to Financial Independence- February 2019
*by Whitney* Jared and I just returned from a 5 day, 4 night trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic! This is a free trip we earned through Core Medical Group, one of the travel therapy companies that we work with. This was our first time going on this trip, and it was amazing! So I … Continue reading Free Trip to the Dominican Republic with Club Core Med!
The Market Recovery What a turnaround! The domestic equity market almost completely recovered in January from the drastic drop in December. I'd be lying if I said I wasn't relieved by the recovery, especially since Whitney and I haven't worked for over 6 months now! I even came out ahead from the drop due to … Continue reading Progress to Financial Independence- January 2019
Mr. Market is Mad! Whew, December was a rough month for my net worth. The S&P 500 was down over 13% during the month, which makes it the worst month ever since I started investing seriously in 2015. Luckily I was overweight in cash, so my portfolio wasn't hit as hard as it could have … Continue reading Progress to Financial Independence- December 2018
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!
If you haven’t read any of the prior expense reports from our trip, check them out below: Scotland Ireland Morocco London Berlin Munich Chiang Mai Luang Prabang Vientiane Chiang Rai Hanoi and Ha Long Da Nang, Hoi An, and Ho Chi Minh Kuala Lumpur Siem Reap and Phnom Penh Hua Hin, Ao Nang, and Ko … Continue reading Around-The-World Trip Update and Expenses: Hong Kong, China