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Pets?  What do you do?

Pets? What do you do?

Often in my travels people say they can’t do what I’m doing because they have pets to look after.  Well, I’m here to dispel this myth.  Pets are lovely and I’ve had many over the years.  Yes, they do require…

How to Keep Costs Down and Not Throw in the Kitchen Sink!

How to Keep Costs Down and Not Throw in the Kitchen Sink!

How to Keep Costs Down and Not Throw in the Kitchen Sink This is one of the most asked questions about travel.  How can I afford it? I say, travel doesn’t have to be expensive, but it does depend on…

How to save money on your next cruise

How to save money on your next cruise

How to save money on your next cruise Why do Americans and Canadians get cheaper cruises?  The simple answer is, we don’t know and we don’t like it, but here is one way we got around it…. I managed to…

Musings on travelling around the world for a year

Musings on travelling around the world for a year

I appreciate the opportunities I had this year in being able to travel around the world with my lovely wife, Debbie. We had some fantastic experiences, saw some wonderful sights and met lovely people along the way. It was nice…

An idiots guide on how to get a Vietnamese Visa online?

An idiots guide on how to get a Vietnamese Visa online? We decided to get our visa for Vietnam while we were in Thailand. I also decided to write this blog because I bumped into so many people that were…

How much does our 342 day RTW cost?

How much does our 342 day RTW cost?

Airfare and Travel Insurance Costs One of the common topics on travel blogs is how much does it cost. Therefore I am going to keep a cost of our RTW trip. The airfare is the big one-off cost. Our trip…

The Panic Begins

Procrastination sucks. The deadline is fast approaching where we leave the rainy isles or the UK as it is better known. Time does fly. We leave for Holland for a few weeks in a week. Then a few weeks later…

Where to go and what to do in a five month trip around the USA?

One of the things on my list to do is to tell my in-laws where I want to go to in the USA. We arrive in Canada, Vancouver on August 11 and head up to Kelowna and then in early…

1000 views

Today I reached 1000 views milestone on my blog after three weeks. Thanks to all those that are following our blog and for liking the facebook page and I hope some of the information and stories you at least get a…