As our Caribbean adventure continued, we headed to the small island nation of Grenada. Check out what we got up to and decide for yourself whether you would like to visit some day too.
Did you know that Barbados (the bearded ones) was named after the long, aerial roots of the fig trees prevalent on the island? Check out what else we learned during our visit.
These twin islands are closer to Venezuela than its next Caribbean neighbour. Read here what we got up to exploring both. Would you like to come and visit?
Curaçao, a Caribbean Island popular with European travellers, is one of the “ABC Islands” just north of Venezuela. If you ever wondered what it costs to travel to Curaçao check out this article.
A ten-day visit to Curaçao kicked off the Caribbean leg of our Minimalist Journey. Find out what we did and what adventures we got up to.
South America is considered to be one of the most affordable continents for travellers. Check out this article to learn how much it costs to visit Ecuador.
Check out the best and worst of awards for our eleven weeks of travel through Ecuador. Some may surprise and even shock you.
Find out how you can hike up and mountainbike ride down the highest mountain Ecuador’s and some challenging hikes around the Quilotoa loop…
Experience true Ecuadorean life in Loja as the cultural capital, Vilcabamba with amazing hikes and Cuenca – which represents the most European city and is home to the most ex-pats.
Colin Wright, in his book, How to travel full-time, said “…you’re essentially exposing yourself to a whole new swath of germs, bugs, bacteria, and other microorganisms.” He was referring to getting sick while travelling.
Find out how to enjoy land-based adventures in Galapagos Islands and how you can save money at the same time!
Two classic tourist spots to visit in Ecuador, but be warned there are some catches. Read what we researched and subsequently found out.
Quito, second highest capital in the world, with volcanoes all around, and 2.5 million inhabitants, is truly an amazing city. With a historic centre, Quito has one of the largest, least-altered and best-preserved historic centres in the Americas.
By global standards, the USA is not a cheap country to visit. Do you know what to budget for when planning a trip around the USA?
Find out more about the history of Civil Rights Movement and how it is commemorated today around the deep south. And still more than 50 years later, gaps remain between blacks and whites.
Having (and sticking to) a budget is the first step to being in control over your finances. Here are the systems we have used over the years.
Are you planning a visit to Canada and wonder how much to budget for your trip? Check out how much we spent during our recent journey.
Explore New Orleans and discover the best things to do and places to visit. There’s really no other place like it in the country or arguably in the world given its influences of Caribbean, French, Spanish, West African, and Native American cultures to name a few.
Neither of us had been to Canada before so we decided since we were so close, we would spend a few weeks visiting some key cities. Knowing that we had 16 nights in Canada, we decided to split them pretty evenly between Montreal, Quebec City and Toronto.
After reading about travelling across the US by train, we decided to give it a go. This story is about the start in San Francisco, the trip and the stop-offs. Five family members on an adventure with no WiFi, limited cellphone coverage and a lot of time on our hands.