Well as I sit here on the eve of our departure I can’t be simultaneously more excited and more nervous, if I’m honest with myself. A trip to Europe is one thing, doing it with a 3 and 5 year old is another, and doing it for several months on end is a completely different […]
The Adventure Begins!
The time has come! We are beyond excited to begin this next chapter of our lives! We drove down to Orlando this past weekend and have completely junked up my in-laws house with all of our “irreplaceable treasures”. Sorry about that, Butch and Cindy! And now we’re enjoying three days of kid free fun at […]
One Month and Counting!
Well today is a great day for us. We just passed the 4 week mark from the end of my job and really what could be the beginning of the rest of our lives. Not to be too dramatic, but this is the day that we’ve been looking forward to for so long, and now […]
Making the Leap
The last week and a half has been a whirlwind. Holy crap. The decision to make this move, take this trip, and choose the path that we’re choosing is a bold move. Giving up a high paying ‘stable’ job, leaving the comfort and familiarity of our community, and heading overseas for 6+ months (and maybe […]
Packing for long term travel
Hello, friends! Amanda here. We are getting really excited about our trip and can’t believe it’s less than 3 months away! It’s something we’ve been researching and planning for years and have noticed that “what to pack” is a hot topic among the travel circuit. Seeing how others have taken similar trips is so […]
Well Laid Plans
All great stories start with a great plan. And ours is no different. We’re sitting here in the middle of January 2016 looking ahead just a couple of months towards what will be the trip of a lifetime (so far at least) for both of us, and for our family as a whole. With the […]
The Great Wide Anywhere
Well, that’s a strange name. Where did it come from? And who are you people? “The Great Wide Anywhere” is a take on “The great wide somewhere” Belle sings about in “Beauty and the Beast”. She has a good life in a small town but craves a little more. That’s us. We are Amanda and […]