One Year Later

One year ago, we spent the last of 400 days of travel by treating ourselves to a Hilton Hotel and a steak dinner. What awaited me back home was totally unknown, and wasn’t even contemplated in my head. Travel had taught, or forced me, to live in the moment. And I mean really live in…

Dear Anthony

Dear Anthony, I’m currently sitting in the back of a bus next to a Buddhist monk somewhere in southern Laos. It feels like I’m a million miles away from home, in distance, surroundings and in comfort, but for some reason as I stare out the window at the bright full moon in the sky, I…

Italy Budget Update – How We Spent $57 per Day

Traveling throughout Italy for 6 weeks in the peak season of August must be crazy expensive.  This is something that most people would think, but it all depends on how you travel.  Are you looking to enter every museum?  Do you need to stay in 4 star hotels, and eat at 4 star restaurants for…

My Experience of 42 Days in Italia

Early on in the process of researching and prepping for traveling around the world long term, Nick and I decided that we would make a point to visit Italy first, and would plan to spend at least a month there.  Being that we are both Italian Americans who have never been to Italy, it only…

Rome is Burning

Rome wasn’t built in a day, but for us, it didn’t take much longer than a few days to start feeling like we were ready to move on.  While in Rome we walked a TON.  The temperatures were over 100F every day we were there, peaking at 105F (40-41C…still working on mastering these conversions).  We…