At the beginning of 2020 – not for nothing, but doesn’t that seem like a decade ago? – Matt and I had a dream of nesting in an apartment we had recently purchased in Lucca, Italy. That dream, however, as much as we’ve tried, has stubbornly alluded us (aka the visa-saga). Maybe that struggle is … More View from Our Window(s) – Part I. Global Pandemic from the Perspective of Three Different Countries.
Matt and I recently marked what feels like a momentous occasion. We have now lived in an apartment above the outdoor vegetable market smack in the center of the lovely old town (stari grad) of Rovinj, on Croatia’s Istrian seaside, for 12 months – cumulative. (Naturally, this time has been split over many years of … More What’s It Like to Live in Rovinj, Croatia for 12 Months? Here’s 12+ Images to Share the Journey.
Sometimes in life, you gotta dive into the deep to find home. And, “surprise!” (at least, it is for us), we are ready for the plunge! Four times, that’s how many rotations we have streaked around the globe in mileage during the last 44 months since plunging into nomadic life. We’ve traveled non-stop, sampling the … More A Look Back: Sometimes in Life, You Gotta Dive into the Deep to Find Home.
When we embarked on this nomadic life one of the goals was to read. Everything we could get our hands on. About every country we planned to visit and live our lives. About every journey we dreamed of taking. About spots on this planet that we knew we’d likely never venture (hello, Everest), but were … More Good Reads for Travel Lovers & Curiosity Seekers, Volume One.
For my “Travel Secrets” column this week for Paste magazine, the topic is a favorite of many adventurous travelers: going solo. Solo travel allows us to learn more about ourselves without the filter of companionship as well as connect more deeply to the experience. We believe every traveler should venture out on their own, at least once. … More The Sweet Freedom of Traveling Solo