Category: Blog

By , September 18, 2012 4:23 am

Check out our Q&A session on HelpX with Talon from 1dad1kid by following this link. HelpX is a online service that we use to find opportunities to work in exchange for food and lodging while we travel.

By , August 28, 2012 1:49 pm

We’ve been nominated by the great folks over at LivingIf to participate in a photography competition for travel bloggers. The competition called Capture the Colour is put on by the Travel Supermarket and showcases travel photos showing off the colours – blue, green, yellow, white, and red. In true Traveled Earth fashion, we’ve left it until the last minute… the deadline is tomorrow…yikes! BLUE Camino de Santiago, Spain It’s easy &#91read more]

By , July 28, 2012 1:59 pm

I’m in a bit of a rut… just like the title of this post suggests, I cut my hair every six months whether it needs it or not. That may seem like a long time to go without a haircut, but it’s not really. I get it cut short (probably because I’m frugal and I don’t want to pay for more hair cuts than I need) and don’t touch it &#91read more]

By , July 9, 2012 11:00 am

If you know me and my love of numbers, you were probably wondering where all the stats were in our one year travel post. Well, here they are!  I never meant to disappoint.  I simply had so many wonderfully awesome and arguably useless stats that they needed their own post.  And don’t worry… I’ve managed to contain myself to just a single pie chart. The BIG Number: Budget We (ok, &#91read more]

By , July 6, 2012 6:00 am

366 days ago today (no, I haven’t forgotten how many days are in a year… 2012 was a leap year), we stepped off a plane in Cancun, Mexico with no idea what the future would hold.  Literally.  We had no plan past getting to our Couchsurfing host’s house and even that turned out to be an adventure in itself. Here we are, one year later, with a totally different perspective &#91read more]

By , June 1, 2012 12:24 pm

We were wandering down the streets of Barcelona one day, when we came across an interesting deli. They specialized in international cuisine. Specifically, the shelves were divided up into sections by country or larger geographical region. Each section was filled with gourmet items (at least they had gourmet prices) that reflect the local cuisines of the regions. For example, the Greek shelves were lined with olives and olive oils. Spain &#91read more]

By , May 5, 2012 2:18 pm

Well, we made it.  4919 nautical miles.  14 nights.  6 time zone changes.  7 consecutive days at sea.  And now we’re across the pond, marvelling at the architecture in Barcelona and kissing on the streets of Paris. Our home away from home for 14 days It turns out cruises are a great means of transportation.  While I probably wouldn’t choose a cruise vacation any time soon (for reasons I will &#91read more]