Tag - planning

Finding an Apartment Abroad

One of the first things we did when we decided to live in Spain for a year was start looking at apartments. We were so excited to see what we would find; imagining the quaint Spanish balcony where we’d be drinking wine, looking down at the bustling streets. While it was fun to fantasize, it quickly became a bit stressful for us to figure out – where are we going to...

10 Travel Apps You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without

Maps.me: The wonders of maps in our technologically efficient world! Except when you don’t have service or Wi-Fi… Maps.me allows you to download offline maps to use as long as your phone is charged! There are driving and walking routes included, along with local attractions, hotels, restaurants and much more! Just download the map of your area when you have Wi-Fi and...

Rockin & Rollin

11 days out from our departure, and honestly, it’s going to be a rush to get everything done! This week, I did a pre-pack to estimate the room that I would have in my backpack. Anyone who has traveled out of a backpack knows that the space you have can sometimes be hard to guess. […]

…This Could Be Reckless

So the word is out – Matt and I are hitting life’s pause button, and taking a year-long trip abroad! This is something that we have been planning for about 2 years.  I knew that sometime in my young adult life I wanted to travel, and Matt has quickly caught the travel bug too. When this trip was more-or-less an idea, the few people we told thought...