December was a fairly laid back month despite the holidays. Whitney had a couple extra days off from her Travel PT assignment due to the clinic being closed for Christmas and closing early on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. I spent a lot of time in December in the gym and was rewarded with … Continue reading Financial Independence Update- December 2019
In November Whitney started her new travel PT contract in Goldsboro, NC, and we moved back into the fifth wheel! After several repairs over the past year, the camper is in good working order now, and since it's just been sitting in storage, we decided to check out campground options in Goldsboro. We lucked out … Continue reading Financial Independence Update- November 2019
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!
In October we were able to enjoy some much needed downtime at home in Virginia. After embarking on a 3 week cross-country road trip only days after getting back in the country from a 15 week international trip in Europe, we were more than ready for a break. We were able to spend some time … Continue reading Financial Independence Update- October 2019
September was another really busy month, but that's about par for the course for us these days. After getting back from Europe at the end of August, we had only a few days to visit with family before setting out on a cross country road trip. We'd never driven across the country before, so we … Continue reading Financial Independence Update- September 2019
*by Whitney* Timeline: August 8-20th If you haven’t already, you can check out my previous posts on our trip timeline here: EuroTrip 2019: The Final Itinerary EuroTrip 2019: Kicking Off the Trip in Madrid, Spain! EuroTrip 2019: Our 2 weeks in Portugal! EuroTrip 2019: 2 weeks in Spain, with Whitney’s Mom! EuroTrip 2019: France and … Continue reading EuroTrip 2019: Croatia!
In August, Our 15 week Eurotrip came to an end. Honestly, we were equal parts sad and relieved. We had an incredible experience traveling to so many new places, seeing so many wonderful sights, and enjoying the history, but by the end of the trip we were exhausted from constant action and moving from place to … Continue reading Financial Independence Update- August 2019
We spent July traveling through Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Austria as part of our 15 week Eurotrip. It was a wonderful yet tiring month full of amazing sights and adventures. At this point we were solidly in the middle of our trip, and the energy and excitement from the beginning … Continue reading Financial Independence Update- July 2019
June was a blur! We spent the majority of the month traveling around Spain with Whitney's mom, followed by exploring a few other cities in western Europe as part of our 4 month Eurotrip. This trip has been amazing so far, and we've seen so much history and wonderful architecture in all of these places. … Continue reading Back to FI! Financial Independence Update- June 2019
I'm very late on getting this article published, but that's because we've spent the last month in Europe kicking off our 4-month European adventure! This trip has been much more busy than the last trip since there's so much to see and do in each city, and we've been moving more often. There have been … Continue reading Finally Reached FIRE! Progress to Financial Independence- May 2019