Month: December 2017

2017 Budget Year In Review

2017 Budget Year in Review

It’s that time of year again.  No, I don’t mean Christmas. I mean dusting off the transaction history for this past year from Personal Capital (link) and sifting through…(checking total amount of transactions)…2,097 transactions! Boy, what fun it is to calculate net income…yeah. It has certainly been an interesting year.  The first half of the […]

4 Things You Might Not Know About Las Vegas

Las Vegas Strip at Night

If you’re traveling to Nevada, odds are you’re looking to stop in Las Vegas. While “Sin City,” as some call it, isn’t for everyone, it’s still one of the main tourist attractions in the U.S. You know the general idea: there are massive casino resorts, luxurious pools, fine dining establishments, and some of the best […]

How we fund and afford our travels

Faulkner's House in Rowan's Oak, Oxford, Mississippi

  People always ask us how we can afford to travel this much, and we try to make it as transparent as possible by posting our travel expenses on this blog. However, what they really don’t know is HOW we can afford to spend all that money on travel.  Living in the USA, I’ve realized […]

Buying vs Renting a House – Which One Is Better?

Buying vs Renting A House - Which one is better

A battle that is debated continuously in the personal finance world. If you want a simple answer, it will depend on your situation right now. Here, we discuss some of the pros and cons of each and why we ultimately became homeowners ourselves. The perks of buying a house I mean it doesn’t even have […]

The Real Cost of Travel

Bohol Bee Farm, Philippines

What is the first reaction you receive when you tell someone that you’re traveling? I ask this question, out of curiosity, because whenever me and Ruby go traveling during the year, people we talk to sometimes express surprise and often ask us how we can afford to travel so much. One of the most common […]