Advice on Visiting Beijing for 72 Hours

In February, 2016, we made our first trip to China via the little known free 72 hour Chinese transit visa on our way to Australia. We bought two roundtrip tickets, one from Boston to Beijing on American Airlines for just $600, and two additional roundtrip tickets from Beijing to Melbourne on Air Asia for $650. By…

Thinking to be an Airbnb Host? Read this First!

We recently had readers submit some great questions in regards to our previous stint renting our spare bedroom in Dublin on Airbnb. We’ve previously written about the Pros and Cons of Airbnb, which has been one of our most popular posts. At the time, we only hosted for extra money and didn’t use Airbnb for bookings while traveling ourselves,…

How to Spend the Perfect Week in Ireland!

From dramatic cliffs to storied pubs, Ireland is one of the world’s most popular destinations. We first visited in 2011 for our six year wedding anniversary and enjoyed Dublin so much that we moved there eight months later! We spent two and a half years working on the Emerald island, giving us the opportunity to…

Cliffs of Moher in County Clare

Worst Things About Travel & How to Avoid Them

Traveling is awesome…most of the time! But travel is life, and if you travel a lot, you’ll have some bad days and bad experiences. You might get sick or scammed, but events like these can also happen at home. Here’s some of the worst things about travel and ways to possibly avoid them or minimize…