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Friday, September 20, 2019 - 08:14
I'm not much of a sports fan, to be honest, but I do like watching from time to time. I don't…
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 10:00
Ever since we lived in England at the beginning of this year I have fallen in love with thrift…
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 10:00
One of the questions I get asked the most about how we travel is how we go about managing our…
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 10:00
We are only a few weeks into living in Australia so we certainly haven't experienced everything the…
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 10:00
I must admit, I was very late to the Downton Abbey party. I never watched the show when it was…
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 10:00
Reading: 54/52 (+1 for the week)  This week's book was like reading an episode of Black Mirror - it…
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 10:00
Here at our first housesit in Australia, we are taking care of four different animals - two dogs, a…
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:00
After our 13-hour layover in Malaysia (complete with a unique entree at McDonald's!) we boarded our…
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 10:00
After our relaxing stay in Thailand at a gorgeous hotel and eating Pad Thai on the beach four days…
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 10:00
Throughout our world-traveling journey, it has been rare for us to stay in an actual hotel. When we…
Monday, September 9, 2019 - 10:00
Though our flight to Thailand was uneventful and felt like first-class thanks to Turkish Airlines,…
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 10:00
Reading: 53/52 (+1 for the week)  I finished a memoir this week, and I'm kind of excited to see how…
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 10:00
If you are following us in real-time you'll know that we have already been to Thailand and left…
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 10:00
When we got out of hibernation mode and into exploration mode in Sofia we discovered something…
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 10:00
I've mentioned in passing in several of my posts about Bulgaria that I did not do a lot of cooking…
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 10:00
As I write this post I am sitting in the airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on a layover on our way…
Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 10:00
Reading: 52/52 (+2 for the week)  Well we can officially call this one goal accomplished for the…
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 10:00
We are officially in Phuket, Thailand! Our hotel is fantastic, we are right on the beach, we…
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 10:00
Yesterday I shared some of the "big things" in Sofia, so today is all about the "small things."…
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 10:00
As we begin to wrap up our time in Bulgaria (Today is our last full day! We leave for Thailand…
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 10:00
In our quest to do all the fun things we could here in Sofia, Bulgaria, hiking to the Boyana…
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 10:00
If you know me or Joel but at all, you know that we love seeing movies. When we are in the States…
Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 10:00
Reading: 50/52 (+1 for the week) I finished a great book on personality profiles this week, and I'm…
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 10:00
I'll admit that I am not the most flexible person. I like to make plans and then I like to stick to…
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 10:00
The same company that does the Free Sofia Tour also does a Free Sofia Jewish Tour which focuses on…
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 10:00
The free tour of Sofia we went on gave us a great overview of landmarks and important buildings in…
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 10:00
Last but certainly not least, we have part 3 of our Free Sofia Tour! If you need to catch up you…
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 10:00
Let's jump back into our FREE tour of the city of Sofia - the capital of Bulgaria. If you missed…
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 10:00
Reading: 49/52 (+0 for the week) We started getting out of the house more this week so I didn't get…
Friday, August 16, 2019 - 10:00
I've been in hermit mode for most of our time in Sofia so far, but this week we decided it was time…
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 10:00
Today I'm going to do a "Throwback Thursday" post! When I was back in the States this summer I did…
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 10:00
Book Review: Meet the Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living by…
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 10:00
As I venture further into the world of becoming a minimalist (in part forced by our current travel…
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:00
We are slowly starting to get out of our nice apartment bubble here in Bulgaria, and actually…
Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 10:00
Reading: 49/52 (+1 for the week) The book I read this week was excellent - it made me cry, but in a…
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 10:00
Sometimes we do things just for the blog, because we figure, hey, that might be a cool thing to…
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 10:00
I don't normally do a full post on the pet or pets we are caring for but in this case, our new pet…
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 10:00
In our housesitting journey so far, we have stayed in a variety of homes. - a cute two-bedroom …
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 10:00
We were a teensy bit apprehensive about this housesit in Bulgaria because unlike every other…
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:00
When we were planning what to do between my job interview in London and our next housesit in…