Could House Sitting Be Your Key to Adventure Travel?

Could House Sitting Be Your Key to Adventure Travel?

Can you imagine choosing to be homeless? In 2012, we made the decision to stop paying our mortgage and instead spend our money on travel and adventure. We no longer have to pay property taxes, home maintenance, homeowners insurance, monthly utilities like sewer,...
Becoming a Modern Nomad? How to Sell Your Stuff!

Becoming a Modern Nomad? How to Sell Your Stuff!

A great guide to the process of letting go of your belongings in preparation for a life of adventure and travel. Great tips for what and when to start the selling process and where to share the news of your sales. Before becoming nomads, we sold almost everything we...
Chihuly Glass Spectacle in the Desert Garden

Chihuly Glass Spectacle in the Desert Garden

For more than 70 years, the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix Arizona has been teaching and inspiring visitors from the local community and around the world, providing research, exhibits and holding events designed to help us understand, protect and preserve the...
Eating Cheaply While Traveling is a Way of Life

Eating Cheaply While Traveling is a Way of Life

Food is one of the wonderful reasons we love to travel. As you eat your way through the culture, you’ll learn about its history, traditions, customs, social hierarchy and politics. But to do so, you must leave behind the tourist traps and hotel restaurants. and...
First Steps to the House Sitter and Travel Lifestyle

First Steps to the House Sitter and Travel Lifestyle

So many people have asked about how we manage to travel, house sit and live such an easy lifestyle. One person even wrote that we must have tons of money in the bank. Not! What we do have is guts, daring, the willingness to break the status quo. We were not the best...
A Trip to the White Temple in Chiang Rai and the Golden Triangle

A Trip to the White Temple in Chiang Rai and the Golden Triangle

During our two weeks in Chiang Mai it was suggested that we must not miss the Chiang Rai area. So we hired Mr. Dee, a driver recommended by our host family, and headed out for a full day of touring that he planned for us. Mr Dee was a charming man with pretty good...
Visiting the Umbrella Factory in Borsang, Thailand

Visiting the Umbrella Factory in Borsang, Thailand

The entire village of Borsang, Thailand revolves around the making of umbrellas. We had seen umbrellas like these in import stores in America, but never understood how much time and effort goes into their assembly. The crafting of each umbrella takes many people...
Three Things We Love About Bali Restaurants

Three Things We Love About Bali Restaurants

We have a month to spend in Ubud, Bali and have found the city to be a culinary delight. There are dozens of warungs (small family cafes), as well as many larger, more commercial restaurants. We have discovered many wonderful eateries, both large and small. We are...
Great Eats in Ubud, Bali

Great Eats in Ubud, Bali

Sandra has captured a good slice of Ubud in her lovely photos, while taking you on a culinary journey through town. Although some of the restaurants are a bit above our daily budget (we try to eat in Bali for about five bucks each per meal ), she has located some...
What We Love About Slow Travel

What We Love About Slow Travel

You have probably heard of “slow food”, but what about “slow travel”? We are on a journey of seeing the world with the goal of slowly savoring the places we visit. We may not see it all, nor do we visit all the tourist hot spots, but we are...
First Motorbike Ride in the Crazy Traffic of Ubud Bali

First Motorbike Ride in the Crazy Traffic of Ubud Bali

Having never traveled in Bali, I was unprepared for the amount of traffic in Ubud, one of the larger cities. The narrow streets are crammed with cars, trucks, and motorbikes of all sizes and description. No one pays much attention to traffic laws and they park in...

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