Month: January 2017

Ruby’s Current Journey to Financial Independence

Financial Freedom

Ruby’s Current Journey To Financial Independence After working full time for 7+ years in Manila (and a couple of months in the UK), I found myself in the USA without knowing anybody. I mostly left the Philippines because I was getting tired of working without really having much to show for it. I was losing …

Why We Travel: Experiences and Thoughts

The Biltmore, Asheville, North Carolina

Why do we travel? On a searing July morning earlier this year, me, Ruby, my brother, and two other friends, drove through a stunning mountain road in North Carolina called the Blue Ridge Parkway.  We climbed higher and higher and saw some incredible sights of the Pisgah National Forest as well as the Smoky Mountains …

Steps to Financial Freedom

Financial Freedom

As you know, Peter and I are trying to become Financially Free – which is to say, we want our passive and portfolio income to support our lifestyle of travel and day to day expenses. How, are we going to get there? Well, in this post, we try to provide the steps we are trying …

2017 Goals and Dreams: A Guide for the Year

Goals and Dreams

Every new year gives us a way to become better people, and 2017 is no different. Here are our personal goals (well, mostly Ruby’s) for the year ahead. Note that this does not include professional goals (that part is private).

Graphic Novel Review Roundup 2016

Book Reviews

2016 was a great year for me in terms of Graphic Novels and reading books. Not only did Peter and I travel more, we ended up reading more! Oh, and getting married and concentrating on our financial future was just the cherry on top. This post is a mega post: a graphic novel roundup of everything I’ve managed …