Whitney and I have wanted to take a road trip to Alaska and explore the state for several years now. In fact, for our very first travel physical therapy assignments, we almost accepted 6 month contracts in Anchorage, but ended up staying closer to home instead. The problem always was that it's very far away … Continue reading Our 4 Month Alaskan Adventure: Summary and Expenses
In the summer of 2021, we had the experience of a lifetime getting to live, work and play in Hawaii for 3 months! I (Whitney) had the opportunity to take a travel physical therapy contract on the Big Island, and Jared came along for the adventure! We had an amazing time, and I want to … Continue reading Hawaii: Living, Working & Exploring for 3 months (Recap)!
*by Whitney* We can't believe this time of year has come around again already! We are gearing up for our third annual cross-country road trip, traveling from home in Virginia, to Las Vegas for the Healthcare Traveler's Conference (TravCon), and back to Virginia! We did this for the first time in 2019 and attended our … Continue reading Vegas Bound: 2021 Cross Country Road Trip Plans
We originally planned to spend the summer of 2021 traveling to a few countries in Central and South America after our big 2020 Latin America trip was cancelled. Our plans were up in the air due to continued Covid concerns throughout the region though. This left us with no set plans for the summer once … Continue reading Aloha from Hawaii: Big Island Expense Report
Back on the Road! Covid really threw a wrench in everyone's plans and aspirations for 2020. Although we were very fortunate compared to many people around the country and the world, we were impacted as well. We were disappointed that our 5 month trip to Latin America was cancelled this year in March after months … Continue reading 2020 Cross Country Road Trip Summary and Expenses (~$37/day!)
When I first discovered the concept of financial independence while in my last year of grad school, I knew it was a milestone I wanted to achieve as quickly as possible. At times this led to an almost unhealthy obsession with maximizing income, minimizing expenses, and managing my investment accounts. This dedication to my finances … Continue reading Saving 100% of Work Income: Living on Side Hustles!
*By Whitney* A month ago we wrote about our 2020 Cross-Country Road trip plans, which included approximately 26 states and 31 National Parks! We've since modified our route a little bit based on recommendations we received. We decided that we are going to completely cut out Florida and some of the southeast, because we can … Continue reading 2020 US Cross-Country Road Trip Outline (Updated)
Our 2020 Plans 2020, what a year (so far)! We had to cancel our 5-month Latin America trip, which led to an unexpected 5 months at home in Virginia, which has led to buying our first house, spending more time with family and friends, and shifting gears to working on lots of other projects! Since … Continue reading Planning Our 2020 US Road Trip: 26 States/31 National Parks!
*by Whitney* Planning Our Next Adventure After our first two long international trips (Around the World in 2018 and EuroTrip 2019), we were planning our next big adventure for Latin America in March 2020! It seemed like a pretty quick turnaround, since we'd just gotten back from Europe in August 2019, followed by a big … Continue reading Our 2020 Latin America Trip
Back on the Road! When we got back from our European adventure at the end of August, we had only a few days before we'd planned to leave for a cross country road trip. Ideally we would have taken more time between the two-- but, like always it seems, we were in a bit of … Continue reading 2019 Cross Country Road Trip Summary and Expenses (~$54/day!)