In December 2009, I saw the tweet that changed my life. It was from Matt Gross, who was then the Frugal Traveler for the New York Times. He tweeted asking if there were any travel bloggers who were earning any money from their blog. I tweeted back the Internet equivalent of “Teacher, pick me, pick […]
Jeff sold his home to travel the world when he was in his 50’s. He’s here to prove that any couple willing to take the plunge and live life to the fullest can make their travel dreams a reality. You don’t need to be young to travel – just young at heart!
Two months ago, Erin told us about how she readjusted to life after spending two years traveling the world. This month, continuing our reader story series, Dan shares his story about how he readjusts to life back home after spending enormous amounts of time on the road. What makes Dan’s story a little different is that […]
Did you ever read Eat, Pray, Love? Did you like it? I didn’t — and when I saw the movie on a flight, I wanted to throw a shoe at the screen. I’m not really a “chick flick” movie guy (exceptions: Love Actually and The Notebook, two great movies). But then my friend Torre DeRoche published […]
One of the best ways to lower your cost of living is to move abroad. Budget travel expert Tim Leffel moved his family to Mexico where they live for a fraction of the cost of their life in America. Looking for a change of scenery for your family? Tim shares his expert tips and insights in this family travel interview.
Readjusting to life back home can be a challenge. I remember my first time coming home: I had major culture shock. I remember the supermarkets just feeling so big. And the stores. And the meal portions. (We have such big meals here in the States!) Plus, most of my friends couldn’t relate to my feeling of […]