long term travel lifestyle

Long Term Travel Lifestyle

People ask us: What does a long term travel lifestyle look like? After being on the road for 3 years now, I can answer that question. In general, our days are very fluid. They also...
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How to find good internet while traveling

We've been to roughly 30 countries so far, and here's how we find good internet while traveling. Not having internet isn't an option for us. Here are the things we've learned to continue to work...
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European Union, I know why your economies suck

Dear European Union, You seem to be having economic problems at the moment. Fear not, for I have found your problem: you seem to be the laziest people on the planet. Using my vast common...
America poops better than you

America poops better than you

It's true, America poops better than you do.  It's part of what makes America so great.  Other countries are willing to sit in disgusting, smelly bathrooms that are in their own home!  Waking up...
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The White Man Tax

Humans are basically bigots.  Or as Doctor Cox says, people are bastard coated bastards with bastard filling. We judge and categorize people all the time.  When you walk into a room, you're immediately judged...
Should you get a money belt for travel?

Should you get a money belt for travel?

People that are new to travel continually ask: should you get a money belt for traveling abroad?  The short answer is "No", and here's why... It doesn't increase your safety I'm not sure how other people...
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Dining with Hookers

I travel to learn about myself and the rest of the world.  Sometimes I learn things that aren't pictured on most travel brochures.  Like prostitution.  I'm going to admit straight up that I don't...
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How to save money without feeling broke

We've all read the stories about how multi-millionaire athletes lose all their money soon after retiring.  Developing good spending habits is essential, but no one wants to sacrifice a good life just to save...

Argentina Travel Tips

Argentina can be tricky for tourists, so here are some Argentina travel tips.  We stayed there for roughly a month over a few locations, and had a pretty good of how to get by. Getting...
What to expect at airports when traveling

What to expect at airports when traveling

Airports can be incredibly confusing.  Here's what to expect at airports when traveling to make your trip smooth and enjoyable. What to wear on the plane Before you even get to an airport, your clothes will...

Who We Are and What We Do

Alicia & John - Great Barrier Reef - GoPro underwater Selfie

About Alicia and John

John and Alicia met the summer of 2006 in Minnesota and got married November 2009 in Aruba.  We discovered early on that we're good...
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What is a Digital Nomad?

I have never gotten more blank stares than when I tell people that I'm a digital nomad.  The questions answered in this FAQ-like article...