A Crapful of Tips for Your Trip to Ireland: Getting There, Staying There, and Getting Around

So, you’re thinking about taking a trip to Ireland, eh? Well CONGRATULATIONS! That’s a great idea, because Ireland is totally freakin’ awesome! But, its mysteries extend beyond it’s clouded history and stories of the supernatural. It seems like just getting there and getting around are also the stuff of legend. So here’s a few tips from […]

3 Secret Code Words You Need to Know Before Renting a House in Europe

Thinking about renting a house in Europe but don’t know where to begin? Tired of looking around on Google and only finding rental houses that cost anywhere from $900 – $4,000 per week? Me too, but while doing my own online searching I found that there’s a few key words and phrases you need to […]

Journey Jabber 005: Why Traveling Doesn’t Stop When You Have Kids

In this episode of Journey Jabber, I interview Cam Wears of travelingcanucks.com. Cam and his wife Nicole have led lives chock-full of travel since before they even met each other. After meeting and getting married, they quit their jobs and traveled the world for over a year. These days, they’ve traded in their backpacks for […]

Cruising On By… Our Journey Across the Atlantic on a Big, Big Boat

If you have been following along with us, you know that we have parked our butts in La Paz, Mexico to tell stories about some of the tropical islands, and the Azores… but what about that cruise that took up 14 days of our time?

Journey Jabber 004: How to Start Budgeting for Travel with Matt Kepnes

In this episode of Journey Jabber, I interview Matt Kepnes of NomadicMatt.com. Matt’s been on the road for the better part of six years, and has done a great job of living a life that most of us think only exist in the minds of Hollywood screenwriters. He’s been all over the world, from taking […]

Journey Jabber 002: Using House Sitting to Stretch Your Travel Budget

In this episode of Journey Jabber, I got to interview one of my favorite travel bloggers and all-around great guy, Pete Heck. Pete and his wife Dalene run hecktictravels.com and specialize in adventurous couple travel, and have been traveling full-time quite a while – since before anyone even cared about Instagram or Pinterest, if you […]

I Got 99 Problems but Overpacking Ain’t One

When I was a little kid, the phrases ‘vacation’, ‘going out of town’, ‘going up north’, and ‘weekend getaway’ meant I would find my old suitcase or my brother’s stinky duffle bag and load it up two weeks before we were leaving town! Now I find myself hours before a flight flinging clothes around and […]