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Remote Work – Landing Jobs on the Road

Since the beginning of our journey, we have kept a watchful eye on digital, income-earning opportunities.  We accepted the risk of going an entire year without income but always intended on finding jobs on the road.  Finding remote work would not only support our travel but our long-term goal of […]

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Prague – The City of a Hundred Spires

Oh, Prague, so charming, historical, and romantic.  It is impossible to mention you are going to Prague and not be inundated with people telling you how amazing the city it, how it is their favorite city in Europe and how they fell in love with it instantly.  I must admit, […]

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Discovering my Roots in the Czech Republic

One of the most anticipated and meaningful stops on our trip was the Czech Republic.  For those who do not know my family history, my grandparents, along with their three young daughters, escaped communist Czechoslovakia and sought refuge in Alberta, Canada in October 1968.  So it has always been my dream […]

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Egypt – past, present and future

When we were originally brainstorming countries to visit on this trip around the world, Egypt was off the table.  It has always been a bucket list destination for me but I accepted the reality that I may never get to see it, at least not in the near future.  Due […]

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Dirty Thirty in Dubai

For those who follow our social media, you will already know how I chose to celebrate my big 3-0, in the most extravagant place on earth – Dubai!  Since we spent Devin’s 30th in Las Vegas a couple years ago, he thought it would be the perfect opportunity to do […]

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Golden Triangle – India's Tourists Hotspots

With so much to see in India, we had no time to slow down. We chose to spend our last week and a half ticking off the stops in India’s Golden Triangle. The cities of New Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur form the triangle, which attracts most of India’s tourists. Despite […]

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The Jewel of India – Rajasthan’s Udaipur and Jodhpur

Rajasthan, literally translating to “land of kings” is a northwestern state bordering Pakistan that is known for its vast desert and rich cultural history. We experienced Rajasthan first in the beautiful ‘city of lakes’ Udaipur and next in the ‘blue city’ of Jodhpur. With rich artistic and cultural traditions throughout […]

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India Insanity – the beautiful chaos

Talk about culture shock! After only five weeks in India, we have experienced the good, bad and ugly.  Let me preface this post by stating that despite what I write below, I have absolutely fallen in love with the chaos that is India.  The bustling cities, gridlocked traffic, unbearable smells […]