Is a year in Australia more expensive than travelling overseas for the same time period? Over the past few years I have documented in various blogs how affordable it is to travel the world full-time. At the start of 2020 I decided not to continue doing this as I felt I had published enough real […]Read More
We were expecting June 2020 to be another relaxing month under lockdown. Enjoying the winter sunshine and wonderful view over the Maroochydore River on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. Instead, it turned out to be, probably, the most stressful, emotional, turbulent, confusing and challenging time of our lives. This post details a personally challenging […]Read More
One inescapable fact of life is that none of us is going to live forever. When we started our nomadic, house sitting lifestyle back in 2015 my dad was 83 and Jacqueline’s parents edging close to 70. So, before embarking on our travels we had to face the reality that at some point in time […]Read More
Well, it’s the end of another year and time to review our travel budget and travel costs for the year just gone. I’ve crunched the numbers and would you believe that we traversed 11 countries across the globe this year for only $33,088.26 – that’s just $90.56 a day for 2 people. Read on to […]Read More
The first two weeks of April saw us completing two house sits before continuing our travels overseas with a special Business Class flight! A few days prior to our departure we attended our niece’s wedding on an unseasonal and bitterly cold Autumn afternoon. Wedding’s are very special days and this one was no exception. However, […]Read More
Having concluded our Asian sojourn we returned to our hometown – Melbourne, in mid-February. Our return was to honour a commitment we’d made a few years earlier to a dear friend that had asked us to pet sit her two little doggies. As chance would have it our niece was getting married in mid-April so […]Read More
Glenn, for many years, has had romantic ideas about spending 6 months living in a sugar cube house on a Greek Island and the remainder of the year living in Australia.
“It will never work! How can we afford it? Won’t we get bored? What about our house, jobs?” was my response.