We’ve been getting a lot of questions about how we handle foreign transaction and ATM withdraw fees when traveling from country to country. Hopefully our experience as full time travelers will be helpful for your next trip!
Our passports expired while we were abroad, which brought up the age old question (for those old enough to have had multiple passports): What should I do with my expired passport? It’s a hard to answer question. There is a lot of emotion tied into an expired passport. Here is my solution.
The phrase full time travel gets thrown around a lot around here, so we thought it would be time to define it. Or at least try to describe it. Turns out it’s easier to talk about what full time travel isn’t. And sometimes that’s a good start.
We’ve been on the receiving end of more than a dozen house sitting guides. We’ll, let me rephrase that. We’ve been in the situation where a house sitting welcome guide would be very helpful. We don’t always get one. So we decided to put together a guide to creating a great house sitting guide! From those who use them most: the house sitter!
We recently flew from Barcelona to Merida Mexico. This journey took exactly 33 hour and 17 minutes and included 3 flights and two long layovers in both Fort Lauderdale and Mexico City. Read the highlights of this journey.
There are very few circumstances where I’m comfortable without my passport. I get squeamish when I handed it over to the Chinese embassy in Thailand to get a visa to walk the Great Wall and again in Laos to get a visa for neighboring Vietnam. So it was with some trepidation that we had to get them renewed from Norway.