Category Archives: Life after travel

6 years of testing to find the perfect home

We spent 2,250 consecutive days living in 388 different houses, apartments, hotels and campsites in our own country and around the world.  Who does this?  We are happy to say it was a wonderful travel opportunity. It was also a … Continue reading

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Time and isolation: here’s our response

In our previous life, we traveled.  Month after month.  Country after country.  And then, it was over.  Everyone asks, “Do you miss it?”  It’s complicated to answer. We loved our walks every day on our travels through varying landscapes. We … Continue reading

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What better time to plan the next memorable adventure?

Do you find yourself dreaming about taking a trip to a far-away destination? Especially now…  Life will never be the “normal” we once had but will be different. Where are we now? We’re self-isolated in our little cottage due to … Continue reading

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Good for you

A habit we developed years ago stuck with us.  In the beginning we took short walks pushing a baby carriage.  Every day we found time for a good walk and soon it became a habit. A decade later we had … Continue reading

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Lessons learned on the road #2:  planning, planning, and more planning

For many years travel planning consumed our lives. Our planning took us beyond the obvious: where to stay and what to do.  We delved into the perfect time of year to visit and would there be enough to do to … Continue reading

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Lessons learned on the road #1: simplifying life

How could we take what we had learned from our years of travel and use that to shape and plan our new life? Six and half years ago, we had taken a giant leap by giving away almost all of … Continue reading

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The (almost) last destination

How do we top 6.5 years of travel in the U.S. and around the world (twice!)?  We probably can’t. Our years of travel will always be one of the best periods in our life, but we always like to look … Continue reading

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