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!
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
January has come to an end, and with it we're now at less than 6 weeks until we leave for our next long international trip to Latin America (Mexico, Central America, and South America)! We've been doing more planning for the trip over this past month, and it's been simultaneously exciting and tedious. This trip … Continue reading Financial Independence Update- January 2020
*by Whitney* Timeline: September 1-23, 2019 In September, we set out on our first big cross-country road trip! So far in our journey as travel therapists, we have only worked on the east coast, so the furthest road trip we had taken was from Virginia to Massachusetts and back. This year, we were planning to … Continue reading Cross-Country Road Trip Adventures (September 2019)!
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!)
*by Whitney* Timeline: July 16-28, 2019 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 … Continue reading EuroTrip 2019: Poland & Czech Republic!
*by Whitney* This was the sixth stop on our trip (although only the fifth country… Germany was the only country where we stayed in two different parts of the country). If you haven’t already, check out my posts on our other stops: Scotland, Ireland, Morocco, England, and Berlin! Munich Timeline: August 13-17th First Night We … Continue reading Around the World Trip: Munich, Germany