If your parents are a big part of your life then you can probably relate to their tendency to worry about you, early and often. This tendency is even more noticeable when you tell them you’re planning to leave the country – at least for most Americans where international travel is not as much a […]
An expenses report on the costs to travel in the Bahamas: what my partner and I spent in 1 week on Eleuthera Island over Valentines Week.
Slow travel – are you familiar with it? I hadn’t heard of this concept until the past year or so when I started meeting people who worked remotely or traveled for a living. (Yes, those people do exist, making a living off of sharing their travel stories through blog, video, and the like. I can […]
Scandinavia is known for being one of the most expensive regions in the world. The three weeks I spent in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark did not do much to dispel this notion for me, personally. To give you an idea of the costs of travel in Scandinavia, I wanted to share my personal expenses over […]
I’ve spent a lot of my life wanderlusting for adventure abroad, often times without appreciating the adventure that lies in my own back yard. The older I get and more I explore the world, the more I realize how much Indiana has to offer. Now I’m a few days away from setting of on my […]
In October 2017 I had the opportunity to spend about three weeks exploring Portugal and the Azores Island of Sao Miguel. I fell in love with the food, the culture, and the countryside while there. (For the posts on the yummies I ate, read Codfish & Cozido.) I had an absolute blast while I was […]
Of the places I visited in Southeast Asia, Malaysia was one where I experienced the most intense culture shock. This was likely intensified by factors like illness and jetlag, which are not directly related to Malaysia and can be attributed to mistakes we made. None the less, after reflection I identified a few things that […]
Amsterdam is not an inexpensive city, and Belgium didn’t do my wallet many favors either. To be fair, I didn’t make a huge effort to pinch pennies but checking my bank account on the tail end of the trip was a bit jarring. Reflecting on where I spent the most cash, I came up with […]