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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. Except we vowed that we […]

Expat Journey Through the UK and the USA

My Expat Journey to the UK and USA

Hi! I’m Ruby, you probably know me from this blog, or the other blog, through Instagram, Facebook, or on Twitter. You may even know me from offline so hello hello! You guys probably know that I work full time, and have been for nearly 11 years. However, did you know that I have been working […]

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 […]

How Much Are We Spending? – January 2016 Edition

How Much Are We Spending

Hello there!   Every month, when I (Peter) do the budget, I take a look at how much we spend as a percentage of our income on all of our expenses, from utility bills to mortgage to dining out to travel. How to read our spend report: For privacy purposes, we don’t actually put in […]

How much should you spend on Travel?

How Much Spend on Travel

This is one of the most important questions that we ask ourselves every single chance we can: How much should you spend on Travel?   I was doing the December 2015 budget a few days ago, and I got the idea to look at not just how much we spend  per month on different things, […]