A Weekend at Camp Mustache Southeast 2017

A recap of what we've experienced on our weekend at Camp Mustache Southeast 2017 . Met Mr Money Mustache himself, and a lot of other interesting folks!

I have always been a frugal person, but it was actually my husband, Peter, who discovered personal finance blogs and introduced me to them. While he has long moved on and stopped reading them religiously, I picked up the habit and follow a few blogs, most notably Mr Money … Continue reading

2017 Travels and Experiences on a Budget

2017 Travel and Experiences on a Budget

It is nearly the end of October as I type this post and our 2017 travel plans are more or less coming into fruition. Before the end of the year and we have to do our 2016 roundups, achievements & goals post (which will not be in one blog, thankfully), … Continue reading

A Day Trip in St Petersburg Florida

Dali Museum at St Petersburg FL

It was Veteran’s Day weekend, and Peter had the day off that Friday. I didn’t have a day off so what’s a better compromise than agreeing to travel – sort of. We decided to go to Sarasota, where Peter’s parents are, so he can enjoy the long weekend while I … Continue reading

Why You Should Reach Financial Independence

Financial Freedom

Oh Financial Independence – our biggest long-term goal. Peter and I are in our 30s, and as more and more airline and cruise deals keep popping up, the more of the world we want to see. How will we do that if we’re employed full-time right now? Well, we can’t. … Continue reading

How to Apply for a Green Card

So, after me and Ruby were married on May 28, 2016 in Sarasota, Florida (which you can read about in three parts here: Part 1, Part 2: Ceremony, Part 3: Party, with bonus photo galleries too), the next step is to apply for a Green Card … Continue reading

Bratislava Things To Do: By a Local

Guide to Bratislava Slovakia

Bratislava:

I’ve never heard of anything like it before, and yet it plays such an important figure in my life now that I know my husband was born and raised there. When he first took me to Bratislava in April 2015 on my first Central Europe visit, … Continue reading

Lonely Planet Ultimate Travel List (Bottom 300)

Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travel List

In our original Lonely Planet Ultimate Travel List post, we break down the top 225 places to see in the Lonely Planet Book. Our list only had 180, which meant that we had cut a few of them from the original post because we have no intention of visiting … Continue reading

Where We’ve Been: USA Travel Postcards

The Inspiration: USA Travel Postcards

I got this idea from a friend’s Facebook page – where he made postcards from every city he’s every been. Great idea, right? This is the first out of many travel postcards we plan to make. The first is of USA Travel Postcards … Continue reading

A Slovak-Philippine Wedding: Part 2 – Ceremony

Bridesmaids and Groomsmen

A Slovak-Philippine Wedding: The Ceremony

If you’re curious about our recent wedding, you can read about the first part here, which gives a brief background on how we met, how I proposed, and all about our preparation and plans for the big day. You … Continue reading