Friends & Family Come to Italy
Aug19

Friends & Family Come to Italy

Matty and I invited our friends and family to come to Italy. We rented the villa and transportation and I planned out the activities. We had 17 people total over 16 days in 4 places. First we were in Venice where we toured the canals. We then went to Tuscany where we learned to cook Italian food, rode Vespas, visited Cinque Terre, Leaning tower, Florence and went swimming. Next stop was Rome where the temperatures reached 106. We...

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Flight to/from Bangkok $82- Travel Hacking
Aug18

Flight to/from Bangkok $82- Travel Hacking

Recently I have been getting questions about travel hacking so I thought I would give an example of flights I booked. I am headed to SE Asia in the fall and booked a tickets from the US to Bangkok-United, then Bangkok back to London-American Airlines (where I will be living). The total of these flights were $81.80. Yes, you read that right!!! Again, the total is $81.80 but here is the proof: So how do I do it. First, it starts with...

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South Africa
Jun05

South Africa

Matty and I went from Joburg to Cape Town on an EPIC adventure. Daddo mat with us for a week in the bush aka Kruger National Park where we did a self drive safari. From there we drove the Garden Route to Cape  Town. We went bungee jumping, diving with sharks, took a wine tram, and explored what the country had to offer. Here are a few photos. I have added at the bottom a few websites I recommend for anyone planning a trip.   Here...

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Solo Trip
May01

Solo Trip

I went on a week long cruise to Croatia, Montenegro, Greece, and Venice. After that I got on a plane and spent 4 days in Tenerife and a day in Madrid. Here are a few of the photos I took with my...

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Today We Celebrate Life
Apr13

Today We Celebrate Life

Man, this time of year is hard. I can’t believe it has been 5 years. Year one I definitely questioned if I could make it to this point and here we are! Here is a look back over the last 5 years and “lessons learned” from my blog each year. Writing is my therapy and reading what I wrote is even better because it is proof of the progress, much like a before and after photo. I wouldn’t be where I am today without...

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