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Traveling in the USA in the Age of Trump

By Megan Stetzel | July 28, 2018

You may have seen, if you were paying close attention to our social media, that I (Megan) just got back from a month long road trip down the East Coast of the USA. Traveling around America for a month, I have to admit, made me uneasy. Not because of safety, or the sheer amount of […]

How Much Does it Cost to Travel? 10 Day Girlfriend Trip to France

By Steph | January 5, 2018

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 […]

What Are Your 2018 Travel Resolutions?

By Steph | January 3, 2018

Well I think we can mostly all agree that 2017 was a dumpster fire of a year. A few good things happened, but a whole lot of bad things too. The great news is 2017 is OVER, and we have 2018 spread out before us like a gleaming blank page. Personally I’m very excited about […]

How Much Does it Cost to Travel: Canadian National Parks Road Trip

By Steph | December 15, 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 […]

8 Business Travel Hacks to Make It More Comfortable

By Guest Poster | December 13, 2017

Not all of us can be George Clooney from ‘Up in the Air’ and for most people, airport security checks, long layovers and frequent jet lags can be a bit of a drag. Anything that can make this process more comfortable for frequent business travelers is always worth a try. So here are a few […]

How Much Does it Cost to Travel? A Week in Croatia and Montenegro

By Steph | December 8, 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? China & Tibet

By Steph | December 1, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]