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 […]

Dallas Texas on a budget

Fort Worth Stockyards, Fort Worth, Texas

Our first successful random airline roulette was in Dallas, Texas! What started out as just something to do during a long holiday ended up being a really fun adventure ahead! Here’s how we managed to do this trip on a budget: Flights Spirit, an ultra low cost carrier flying from MCO, Orlando International, had a […]

A Journey to Graceland: Memphis, TN

Elvis Presley was born in 1935 and died in 1977 at the age of 42.  In between, he became the biggest selling artist of all-time with the biggest television broadcast in history (1.5 billion people; yes, billion), and basically the biggest pop culture icon there ever was. After his death, his private mansion in Memphis, […]

Spirit Airlines Review from a First-Timer

Spirit Airlines

Have you ever wondered what it will be like to go to a random destination and not look back?   One day as we were looking at Google Flights, Peter alerted me that a flight from Orlando (MCO) to Dallas via Spirit Airlines is around $80 round-trip.  With my philosophy, I asked: “Why not?” and […]

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Travel

I began my first full-time job out of college in Jacksonville, FL, in April of 2010. In the time period between April 2010 and October 2013 (about 3.5 years), I’d traveled to the following places: Los Angeles, and Spain (Barcelona and Madrid). Those were fun trips, but that was basically it. My weekends consisted of watching […]