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Major Tips for Major Cities

Are you planning on vacationing to a big city? Yes? Of course, that’s why you clicked on this post. So, you probably have a desire to explore and take in all this new city has to offer, but seeing the sights can sometimes add up and cost quite a bit. We have a few quick […]

Sydney: A Tale of Two Sydneys

(Photo gallery above) Sydney, Australia From Mountains to Ocean Sydney is massive in size and honestly there is so much to do. The public transportation is some of the best in the world, and you can hop a bus from downtown (the Central Business District, or CBD) to a train station or a ferry wharf and […]

For Them: Who’s Eyes See Through Me

A Poem by Lashmi. Look at your life objectively. Ask yourself if you have the discipline to be selflessly selfish. To commit to the labor of yourself with detachment. Know it will be hard work. A work of grit, sweat, blood, tears – Fire. And you will burn. And you will heal.   As I […]

My Ocean

A Poem by Lashmi.   It has always called me. It ties me together and I am drawn to it with all my senses. Grateful, afraid, thrilled, awed, humbled by its eternal force. My ocean. Day 1: a coastal walk that hugs the shore along sand and cliffs – I marvel as my gaze travels […]

Affordable Accommodations: Hotels, Hostels, Homes

As you travel, accommodations are at the top of the must-do list, but that doesn’t mean it has to be at the top end of the budget. In this post you’ll find a couple of ways to save when it comes to finding affordable accommodations. Hotels – Hotels are always a relaxing choice because you […]

On the Hunt for Airfare Deals

Airfare, along with lodging, are the top two expenses when you’re planning travel. In exploring options for long-term travel, we’ve found some great ways to save on lodging (after reading this be sure to check out this post for tips on cheap lodging). However, this post is about the hunt for airfare deals, so here goes. Priceline is a […]

Fiji: an Affordable Island Paradise

People will tell you just how expensive Fiji is – but does it have to be? Let’s have a look at a few ways that we traveled around this unbelievable chain of islands without spending an unbelievable amount of money. Below is a budget friendly itinerary, but if you’re in the process of actively planning […]

5 Things to Consider Before Booking Your Island Getaway

When visiting any island nation made up of several small islands (Hawaii, Polynesian Islands, Indonesia), planning is critical to making the most of your holiday. For this post, we’ll be using Fiji as an example in helping us think through the best way to plan for a visit to an island nation. Fiji –  So […]

I’ve Been Asked

I have been asked a lot “So what’s the plan?” “Do you have a job lined up?” “Where are you going next?” “What about all your stuff?” Some days I have a specific answer for all of it and other days a very casual “We’ll see” is all I have to offer. As we’ve started […]

Los Angeles in 48 Hours

  Look, Los Angeles is huge. You could spend a lifetime there and not “do” everything. But if you’re going to go, let us give you a few of the things that we consider “must-do” on a short trip to Los Angeles. In-n-Out Burger You just landed and you’re hungry, so hit the In-n-Out Burger […]