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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Making The Most Of Foreign Food: The Dos And Don’ts Of Eating Abroad

By Steph | October 25, 2017

What’s your go-to takeaway? Chinese, Indian or Greek? Something a little more out of the ordinary, perhaps? Australia’s restaurant and takeaway scene has flourished in recent years nationwide, but there truly is nothing like sampling authentic food in its own backyard. Sampling new styles can be a daunting prospect. There’s nothing worse than having to ask how […]

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 […]

How Much Does it Cost to Travel? A Luxurious Malaysia Holiday

By Steph | October 20, 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 […]

How Much Does it Cost to Travel? 7 Week RV Trip in the American West

By Steph | October 13, 2017

Welcome to our ongoing series: 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 that by […]

Expat Life: 5 Common Expat Mistakes to Avoid

By Steph | October 11, 2017

I’ve lived abroad several times, and each time I’ve enjoyed the experience but in the end I left feeling somewhat unsatisfied. I always feel like I could have done, seen and experienced more with my expat life. I’ve spent long stints living in London, Xi’an, Buenos Aires and Sayulita, Mexico but I’ve never really felt […]

How Much Does it Cost to Travel? A Round the World Trip

By Steph | October 6, 2017

Welcome to our ongoing series: 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 that by […]

How Much Does It Cost to Travel? Backpacking in Cambodia

By Steph | September 29, 2017

Welcome to our ongoing series: 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 that by […]