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 … Continue reading

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).

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A Look Back on 2016

2016 in Frugal Travel

We take a look back on 2016 – our achievements, where we’ve been, and how we feel happened good throughout the year, and what could have gone better.

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What’s Wrong With Staying Home?

What's Wrong with Staying Home

With the “I Quit My Job to Travel the World” movement, more and more people are becoming unhappier staying at home and doing chillax stuff. We look at this from the other side, those who just want to stay in the comfort of their home and *gasp* are happy about it.

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Give the Gift of Travel this Holiday Season

Give the Gift of Travel

For my birthday last September (2016), I asked Peter not to buy me anything; rather, I asked him to give me something travel related as a present. Modern norms tell us that anything that marks an occasion in our lives be it a birthday, an anniversary, or holidays, a present … Continue reading

The Cubicle Dwellers Manifesto

Cubicle Workers Manifesto

You probably all know that Peter and I work full time. But here we are, managing to blog and type our thoughts, experiences, and travels in this blog.

Because of a very frustrating bureaucratic experience I just had, I am writing this open letter to each … 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

Expat Journey Through the UK and the 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. … Continue reading

A Slovak Philippine Wedding: Party (Part 3)

Enjoying everything at the main table

So we come to the final and most fun part of the wedding, the wedding reception! After the initial nervousness that comes with the extensive wedding day morning preparation (or, in my case, breakfast, TV, and a bit of freshening up), and the full-length wedding ceremony, the wedding reception is … Continue reading