January 2011

RTW Countdown: 11 months

by Kim January 31, 2011

January 2011 is history and that means we’ve only got 11 months (less than a year!) before our RTW!

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Simple Tricks to Save Hundreds

by Kim January 30, 2011

Making these small changes at home can that add up to lots of extra money to fund your dream (that’s the whole point, right?).

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Tropical Treehouse, Puerto Rico

by Kim January 27, 2011

Brian and I spent an unbelievable week in Rincon, Puerto Rico. Our accommodations? A three-story, tropical bamboo treehouse, completely off the grid, with views of the ocean.

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Save Money, Follow Your Dream

by Kim January 23, 2011

The number one question that Brian and I are asked about our trip, even more often than ‘where are you going?’ is ‘how are you saving all of that money?’ Well, here’s how.

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Where the Hell is Matt

by Kim January 20, 2011

Okay, okay, you’ve probably seen this video a million times but I’m posting it anyway. I love it so much it makes me a cry a little each time I see it.

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The Evolution of a Dream

by Kim January 19, 2011

Here’s the story of how I finally came to follow my dream. We can’t run from the truth, people. We can’t run from the truth.

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10 Reasons I Won’t Miss My Cubicle After I Quit My Job to Travel

by Kim January 16, 2011

I am so ready to be done working in a cubicle farm. It isn’t natural! These are my top 10 reasons to escape the cubicle, though I could have come up with fifty more.

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We Revealed Our Biggest Secret And Then…

by Kim January 11, 2011

We told our friends and family about our plans to travel the world. Since then, the response has been overwhelmingly supportive.

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I’m revealing it all

by Kim January 9, 2011

Check out my first ever travel blogger interview! If you want to find out a bit more about the motivation behind our trip you can find it here.

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We’re going to travel around the world!!

by Kim January 9, 2011

We told our friends and family that we are going to quit our jobs to travel the world! Here’s the email that started it all.

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The Change Jar is a Beautiful Thing

by Kim January 8, 2011

The history of our change jar. Every penny saved is a tiny step closer to meeting our RTW savings goals.

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One Year of Saving Like Maniacs

by Kim January 5, 2011

We’ve been saving money for years and years but we’ve really stepped it up in the past year to save for our RTW. Here’s the 2010 annual review of a year of saving like maniacs.

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The rule that will change your life

by Kim January 3, 2011

I stumbled across a little something called the 2% rule and it has completely changed the way I look at taking risks in life. I guarantee it will change the way you think.

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Snowshoeing near Mt. Hood

by Kim January 1, 2011

Snowshoeing Mt. Hood is one of the best ways to spend a clear, blue winter day in the Oregon backcountry.

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