Traveling around the world comes with some of the best memories and some of the most thrilling. We decided to hold off on this blog post until we had safely been home for awhile so that our moms didn’t have to spend the rest of our trip freaking out about our safety. When we, Read More

Long weekends, like MLK Weekend, are an awesome time to getaway on a quick vacation. Since we just returned from our trip and Johnny just started work, we had to sit this one out, but that’s not going to stop us from reminiscing about our favorite warm(er) weather long weekends accessible from the good, Read More

While traveling full time for the past 4 months, we’ve had a ton of time to learn from the people around us, read, and reflect on our lives here and at home. Here are 7 lessons we learned while traveling that we will take home with us:

Road trips are always the best and our road trip through New Zealand’s South Island was no exception. Below is our GoPro video of our favorite moments from New Zealand! You can check out our blog with the details of our itinerary  by clicking here. 

We spent 13 days road tripping around New Zealand’s South Island. One thing we learned is that people definitely aren’t exaggerating when they say New Zealand is one of the most beautiful places in the world! We filled our days with scenic drives, hiking, and exploring new cities along the way. Here’s the break, Read More

After a bittersweet departure from Southeast Asia, we had a long journey to Australia. After 21 hours of travel, including a long overnight layover in Kuala Lumpur, we finally arrived in Melbourne for a quick 48 hour stay! We were immediately struck with a bit of reverse culture shock and sticker shock. Here’s how, Read More

A lot of things have changed while we’ve been on the road: the weather, customs, our view of other countries, the way we communicate, our priorities, but one of the most tangible things that has changed over the last 3 months has been the items in our backpacks. Let’s take a peak at how, Read More

After satisfying our culture and history needs in the rest of Southeast Asia, we hopped on down to the Thai islands to enjoy some total relaxation #notcomplaining. We not only got lots of time to relax, but also witnessed the Cubbies FINALLY winning the World Series, experienced an American election abroad, and soaked in the, Read More

Our Southeast Asia circuit continued with a quick 4-night trip to Cambodia where we finally got to see Angkor Wat, the #1 tourist attraction in the world according to Trip Advisor (and Trip Advisor is never wrong, right??). And see Angkor Wat we did, but that wasn’t where it ended. We also downed all, Read More

While planning our trip, everything we read and heard about Southeast Asia focused on Thailand and then tacked on countries like Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos as somewhere you might as well visit when you’re in the area without giving much detail. We also read A LOT of negative things about Vietnam focusing on how, Read More