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  • Living The Dream: Sweet, Salty & Nutty

    Living The Dream: Sweet, Salty & Nutty

    May 24, 2014 Living The Dream

    Josh & Liz run the travel blog Peanuts or Pretzels. They describe themselves as sometimes salty and sometimes sweet, but always a little nutty! After an intro like that we’d knew they would be perfect for our Living The Dream series.

  • Show Me The Money!

    Show Me The Money!

    May 19, 2014 Travel Hacks

    We often get asked how we can afford full-time travel. So we've asked the tough questions to other travellers and you may be surprised to find it’s easier than you first thought.

  • Living The Dream: You Need Money To Travel

    Living The Dream: You Need Money To Travel

    May 18, 2014 Living The Dream

    We met Marina from Travel Experta in Guatemala 2013. My kids still talk about her kids. She was so sweet showing us around and I love that she has filled in our interview series for ya’ll to start Living The Dream.

  • Living The Dream: On Only $75 A Day

    Living The Dream: On Only $75 A Day

    May 9, 2014 Living The Dream

    Hannah is the beautiful lady behind Getting Stamped. They saved for 1 and a half years to do a 2 year trip around the world and they are still going. If your thinking you would love to try continuous travel then Hannah may just be the one to inspire you t…

  • Our Guerrilla Packing Tactics: Check-In VS Carry-On

    Our Guerrilla Packing Tactics: Check-In VS Carry-On

    May 5, 2014 Travel Tips

    You may have seen our posts from last year regarding our luggage. We had a lot of it. When we left Australia in May 2012 we had 3 large suitcases and 3 small suitcases, plus a backpack. Fast-forward to April 2014. We were about to set off again for an ind…

  • Living The Dream: Online Business Makes Travel Easy

    Living The Dream: Online Business Makes Travel Easy

    Apr 26, 2014 Living The Dream

    Paul runs the page drooling Luxury Travel Blog. He lives in the UK running two online businesses, which give him the opportunity to travel often. With some of the places he visits he sure is Living The Dream.

  • The Bank of Bender: 5 Top Tips on Money Exchange

    The Bank of Bender: 5 Top Tips on Money Exchange

    Apr 20, 2014 Travel Tips

    Ever wondered how much those foreign coins are really worth? You know, the ones that you can’t get rid of after a holiday in another country? During our travels we have managed to accumulate quite a motley collection of currencies. It turns out we had nea…

  • Living The Dream: Work To Travel

    Living The Dream: Work To Travel

    Apr 10, 2014 Living The Dream

    Jade has a successful blog at Our Oyster which helps fund some of her travels. The rest of the time she works contract basis. She’s a mum now and still doing some pretty awesome travel. Maybe this would be Living The Dream for you.

  • Where Are We Headed In 2014? Plus How I Saved Over $2000 On Flights

    Where Are We Headed In 2014? Plus How I Saved Over $2000 On Flights

    Apr 2, 2014 Reflections

    When we left Perth, Australia in May 2012 little did we know how long we would be gone for. After what has felt like a real vacation we are finally solidifying our plans for 2014. We leave Perth on 15th April 2014 returning to the unknown. Sensibly, we ha…

  • Living The Dream: Travel Blogging For Money

    Living The Dream: Travel Blogging For Money

    Mar 30, 2014 Living The Dream

    I have admired Kate from Adventurous Kate for some time. She is a resourceful woman who left Boston in 2010 to start travelling the world. She now successfully runs her blog as a full-time career & has fallen in love with a handsome foreign man who has co…

  • How The Heck Did I Kickstart My Travel Dream?

    How The Heck Did I Kickstart My Travel Dream?

    Mar 25, 2014 Travel Tips

    This is a question I get asked a lot. As we frantically prepare to set off on the next gripping leg of our journey I realise that it isn’t so easy for most people to get up and leave.

  • Living The Dream: Having A Midlife Crisis At 24

    Living The Dream: Having A Midlife Crisis At 24

    Mar 24, 2014 Living The Dream

    Derek is a nomadic traveller. He has no home base, no where to go back to, just travels and enjoys doing it. Would this be Living The Dream to you? Listen as Derek from the Holidaze Blog reveals his secrets to living the perfect nomadic dream.

  • Living The Dream: A Life With Intention

    Living The Dream: A Life With Intention

    Mar 15, 2014 Living The Dream

    Micah not only fell for Jenna in high school, but proceeded to be hooked on travel after she brought him along to a family vacation. Now they blog at Wander The Map and use travel hacking as a way to afford more travel. Never heard of travel hacking? Come…

  • Living The Dream: Happy, Healthy, Challenged

    Living The Dream: Happy, Healthy, Challenged

    Mar 9, 2014 Living The Dream

    Phoebe from The Short Road To Happy is a self-proclaimed travel addict. You are going to love her Living The Dream episode.

  • Living The Dream: You Got To Choose It

    Living The Dream: You Got To Choose It

    Feb 24, 2014 Living The Dream

    Sofie from Wonderful Wanderings has a full time job. She is not Living The Dream yet, but she is working towards it and travels whenever she get’s the chance. We hope this inspires you to keep moving forward.

  • Living The Dream: Absolutely No Regrets

    Living The Dream: Absolutely No Regrets

    Feb 15, 2014 Living The Dream

    Robert writes a blog Leave Your Daily Hell and most days I get a real good giggle from his Facebook status updates not to mention his writing. Robert is based in Austin and is Living The Dream despite thinking nomadic travel sounds miserable... because he…

  • Living The Dream: It’s Not The Dream That Matters, It’s The Living

    Living The Dream: It’s Not The Dream That Matters, It’s The Living

    Feb 8, 2014 Living The Dream

    Emma from Gotta Keep Movin finds real value in not checking countries off a list, but immersing herself in culture. When she describes Living The Dream it’s because she is fighting for her living, not wishing on a dream.

  • Living The Dream: It’s All Going To Work Out

    Living The Dream: It’s All Going To Work Out

    Feb 2, 2014 Living The Dream

    Kathleen and Brock are a nomadic American couple from OurFavoriteAdventure.com who have left their conventional life and 9-5 jobs behind in 2012 to travel the world and Live Their Dream.

  • Living The Dream: Don’t Make Someone Else’s Dream Come True, Make Yours

    Living The Dream: Don’t Make Someone Else’s Dream Come True, Make Yours

    Jan 16, 2014 Living The Dream

    Jeff’s goal is to visit all 204 countries on Earth before he is too senile to forget them all. Together with his girlfriend Marina, they run Latitude 34 Travel Blog as a source of helpful information for those who love to travel or those who simply dream …

  • Living The Dream: Your Dream, Not Another's

    Living The Dream: Your Dream, Not Another's

    Jan 15, 2014 Living The Dream

    Marysia is a Polish girl with a passion for travelling. She has a great comic writing skills and a real foodie. She may not know what Living The Dream means yet, but she really is trying to figure it out and has participated in our series to help you deci…

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