People of India

I know; it’s been a while!!! As I have been writing travel posts (coming soon, I promise) on the adventures in Oman, Nepal, Dubai, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, the Maldives, and Bali, I have also been reflecting on the experiences I’ve had in India.  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, India is a…

Your “Happy Monday” Travel Inspiration! 004

All over the world! Including your own country. Head somewhere you’ve not been before and explore. The stories we build on our travels are the things we live for and it’s why we go and adventure.  This week I was riding home in a tuk tuk and we drove right pass a massive elephant walking…

Whirlwind Update – We’re now international! By Vicky

Hello friends. It’s been a very long time since I’ve written anything, for this blog or otherwise. In fact it’s been nearly a year. Shame on me. So, I’d like to do a quick update for you and soon I’ll be back to writing more regularly.  In November 2016 I was offered a job that…

Your “Happy Monday” Travel Inspiration!

The first time I ever did solo traveling was an amazing experience and also a surprising one. I expected exploring new cities, food, culture, and meeting new people. I didn’t anticipate for meeting myself. After all, I had been me for 29 years. But I learned so much of who I am. That’s one of…

Your “Happy Monday” Travel Inspiration!

As we begin to gear up and post more frequently, we’re introducing a quote for the week. Hopefully, these will inspire and encourage you to go out and explore.  We figured this is a great one to start with, especially since Vicky, starting this week will be sharing her adventures overseas as Travel and Treats…

Your “Happy Tuesday” Travel Inspiration! 003

Okay, we know it isn’t Monday, but in light of Labor Day, we’re posting today!!  This inspiration speaks for itself and it’s one of my favorites!!! Go be free!!! Also, just for fun, here’s the sunrise in Phuket, Thailand. 

West Coast or East Coast?

Hey friends! Help us decide! After meeting in Europe, my new friend Lizanne and I knew we wanted to travel in 2016 together. We initially decided on Asia, but due to our time constraints we ixnayed that plan. Our next idea was Peru, but in September, our travel month, Peru is in the middle of…

Trip to Europe on a Budget

Traveling on a budget? We are too!! This past August, I took my first trip to Europe. I’ve been asked by so many people how I planned a 2 week trip to four countries for about $2500 including all expenses. Now, understand that I intentionally budgeted high (that’s right, high) because I didn’t want to…

LESSONS LEARNED IN 2015- by Vicky

What a year this has been! For me personally, it’s been one of the most challenging years I’ve faced. Complete with heartbreak in the ending of a meaningful friendship, job troubles, home troubles, the passing of my beautiful Grandmother, and a dysfunctional Christmas. It seemed that challenges came out of thin air, every other week; it…

The Truth About Traveling – Vicky Ward

It’s possible. So many of us have the desire to travel and think “I wish.” We struggle with the mentality that it’s not something we can do, whether it’s because of financial reasons, time restraints, lack of courage, etc. “Someday” is a word I hear people say so often, and I’ve spent most of my…