How we travel

We are simply two people, each carrying a backpack, that are trying to travel the world, one trip at a time. Like most everyone else, we work a full time job which does not leave us the luxury to travel at will. So this site is not one where you are going to learn how to travel the world on $20 a day or how you will need a part time job to manage airline miles, hotel perks, and credit card points. If you follow us, you will learn travel tips from our own experiences in which each of our … Continue reading How we travel

Stanley Cup Final Game 2

After the Penguins clinched the Eastern Conference final in a thrilling double overtime in game 7, Jen and I decided to see if we could manage to catch a Stanley Cup Final Game. After finding tickets to game 2 in Pittsburgh and applying airline miles, we were on our way.  But since game 2 fell on a Wednesday night, we both had to work.  So our itinerary was short.  We spent only 12 hours in Pittsburgh but it was fun.  We were working in Florida at 2:00, eating Primanti’s at Market Square at 6:30 and hitting our seats in PPG … Continue reading Stanley Cup Final Game 2


This was my first time at Wrigley, Jen’s third trip to the Friendly Confines.  Anyone who has any awareness of American sports knows that the Cubs endured 108 years between Championships.  The fans  were known as Lovable Losers for enduring years of futility.  Their motto was “Wait Until Next Year.”  So in October 2016, when they finally shed their championship drought, Cubs fan experienced pure jubilation. I wish I had visited Wrigley before they became World Champions so I could compare the attitudes and vibes of the before and after.  Even without that perspective, there’s still a silly drunkenness feel … Continue reading WRIGLEY FIELD