January 2017 – Costa del Sol, Spain The farewell party was raucous, starting in the afternoon and ending 12+ hours later in the wee digits. With blurry eyes, a few hours after saying goodbye, we boarded a sunrise flight from our long-time home in Birmingham, Alabama bound for Milan, Italy, the first stop in an … More Nomadic Life: How It Feels to Be Loose in the World for 18+ Months
Borovets, Bulgaria – August 2016 What’s it like to hike the Seven Lakes of Rila National Park in Bulgaria? In a word, “stunning.” A few factors brought us to Bulgaria’s Rila Mountains. First was Udaya Entertainment‘s music & yoga festival, but a stronger motivation was a hike we heard about from a friend. The trek to … More What’s It Like to Hike the Seven Lakes of Rila National Park in Bulgaria?
Post update: Due to the complicated nature of attempting to simplify our lives, we are flying back to the U.S. to sell our house. Rather adult of us, right? Thankfully, our Rovinj immersion resumes later this month. April 2016 – Rovinj, Croatia We seem to be obsessing about real estate these days. We are in the … More What It’s Like to Spend Six Weeks in Rovinj, Croatia
The ringing in of a new year initially brings mother nature’s more fickle and moody side to the surface, yet even with cold temps and possible snow and rain, it’s hard to deny the beauty of New York City in January. The city is a bit sleeper; the pace, a gear slower; and the mood, … More New York City in Images, His Fav 8
It’s a topic that comes up often at dinner parties and family gatherings: How can long-term travelers like us afford a nomadic lifestyle? In truth, for us it’s a combination of several factors including income from freelance writing and two rental homes. With those funds coming in, we operate on a strict budget of $2500/month … More Travel Secrets: Workaway, Along the Way