Waiting for the Hammer to Fall

We're in our final few weeks of living in South Korea. It's a funny thing- living while such an impending life event is on the horizon. Just yesterday, we were out in the Itaewon neighborhood of Seoul, having a celebratory dinner and cocktails with our friend Roori at 'Vatos' before taking a taxi to Insadong…

4 Tips for Staying Fit While Traveling

Health and fitness are about what you do constantly, not occasionally. Keeping to a regular fitness regiment and healthy eating are easy to do at home, but hell to do when you're on the road. Limited food options and sparse fitness centers make staying in shape a challenge for long periods of travel time. There's…

World Nomads for Travel Insurance

We just solved one of our top problems of our trip which was what to do about insurance. Another couple friend of ours who is taking a trip around the world for a year is opting to 'go uninsured' during that time and hope that nothing happens. Still, shit happens. After spending months shopping around,…

Use ‘Google Fi’ for Worldwide Cell Coverage and Roaming

A friend of mine recently shared the power of 'Google Fi' and I just pulled the trigger. 'Fi' is Google's cellular data plan and has a few things that might make it my next provider for life. The key points about it are: It offers free talk and texts worldwide for $20 per month. 1…

Benefits of a Hotel Loyalty Program

I've written before on how travel branded credit cards have landed us free flights and sweet lounge experiences. One missing piece of the travel puzzle is using a hotel branded credit card. When we were home last summer, I racked up tons of points on my Hilton Ascend card that gave 6x points at US…

Kids and Screen Time: How Much is ‘Too Much?’

One of the more paradoxical conundrums I read about on a daily basis is kids and screen time. Since the digital learning revolution has been fully embraced by schools that can afford it and skills weave themselves into lesson from teachers that can teach it, we have to ask ourselves "How much is too much?"…

Singapore: Feel the Heat

The humidity, the food, the culture. Singapore is ground zero for the greatest success stories of south east Asia. The talkative cab drivers have their opinions as well: "Unless you work here. You will die." Aden told me. "There are strict laws and the high cost of living keeps the poor people out. I am…