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A Beginner’s Guide to Traditional Amish Food

By Guest Poster | November 29, 2017

There’s nothing quite like a home-cooked meal, and the Amish take it even one step further. Thanks to the fresh ingredients used and countless hours spent on just preparing for the meal, a traditional Amish meal is one you’ll never forget.  Whether you’re interested in preparing a traditional Amish meal yourself or would like to […]

FICO Eataly World First Impressions: Bring Your Appetite… and Your Wallet

By Steph | November 28, 2017

Ever since we announced we were moving to Bologna, people have been sending me articles about the upcoming FICO Eataly World. People are very excited, and so was I of course! An amusement park for foodies?! The park only opened on November 15, so just a week later Mike, Marcella and our visiting friend Jason […]

Best Gifts for Travelers 2017

By Megan Stetzel | November 23, 2017

As the holidays come upon us, far too quickly, it seems, Steph and I wanted to give our loyal readers some ideas for their holiday wishlists! Whether you’re a traveler looking for new gadgets and gear to ask for from your loved ones, or you’re planning your first adventure and don’t know what you need, […]

How Much Does it Cost to Travel? A Winter Trip to Norway

By Steph | November 17, 2017

Welcome to our ongoing series that asks: How Much Does it Cost to Travel? The goal of this series is to provide you with real budgets people have used for trips they have actually taken. This could be anything from a long weekend in Miami to 6 months backpacking around South East Asia. It’s our hope […]

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Osprey Giveaway! And Get More Updates Straight From Steph + Megan

By Megan Stetzel | November 15, 2017

Ok, ok, ok! We’ve realized that you actually want to hear from Steph and I more often. We get it! So we are revitalizing our newsletter and ramping it up with more personal updates of our journeys! If you are curious what life is like when you uproot your family, dog and baby under 2 […]

A Piccolo Italy Update

By Steph | November 13, 2017

Ciao! When I last left you we were in the terminal stages  of preparing for our family move to Italy. Well… we made it! All four of us are now in Bologna, where it is currently raining heavily. To be honest, not that much has happened yet, but I didn’t want to leave you hanging […]

How Much Does it Cost to Travel? Two Weeks in Uzbekistan

By Steph | November 10, 2017

Welcome to our ongoing series that asks: How Much Does it Cost to Travel? The goal of this series is to provide you with real budgets people have used for trips they have actually taken. This could be anything from a long weekend in Miami to 6 months backpacking around South East Asia. It’s our hope […]

Things to Do in Zagreb: A Local’s Guide

By Guest Poster | November 8, 2017

Zagreb has for a long time lived in the shadow of the more popular Croatian coast. But now things are looking up for the country’s capital city. Just this year, Lonely Planet placed it at the top of their hotlist of Europe destinations. And Zagreb Advent festival won the Best Christmas Market award two years […]

Megan’s Story: Moving to London and When a Trip is Awful

By Megan Stetzel | November 6, 2017

Admittedly, it’s been awhile since I’ve given any personal updates here on Why Wait and that needs to change! The past 8 months of running this blog have been such a whirlwind, I’ve forgotten why I wanted to do this in the first place! To write! And share my journey and hopefully get some of […]

How Much Does it Cost to Travel? A Weekend in Seattle

By Steph | October 27, 2017

Welcome to our ongoing series that asks: How Much Does it Cost to Travel? The goal of this series is to provide you with real budgets people have used for trips they have actually taken. This could be anything from a long weekend in Miami to 6 months backpacking around South East Asia. It’s our hope […]

Preparing to Move Abroad- Part Two

By Steph | October 25, 2017

Back in August I wrote about the many preparations we were taking to move abroad at the end of October. Well the end of October is here! It’s hard to believe but we leave for Bologna in just three days. This means we’ve been super busy lately getting ready for the move. Getting the Dog’s […]

Responsible Tourism: How to Travel More Sustainably TODAY!

By Guest Poster | October 23, 2017

Travel is such a gift in that it opens your eyes up to just how special and beautiful our planet is. As travelers, this should be something that we wish to preserve and maintain for future generations. I wear my sustainable traveler badge with pride (around my neighborhood and the world) and I can’t think […]