Welcome to the Best of the Blog! Here is where we keep our favorite and most popular blog posts. We’ve sorted them by category so you can easily find what you’re looking for.
Miles & Points
Pete explains how he flew both of us plus my parents around Africa (and flew my parents around the world in business and first class!) on points.
Want your own experience in an apartment on a plane? Pete walks you through how to get your own luxury travel experience on Etihad.
Here’s how we spent our miles and points during our first six months of around-the-world travel.
A look into how to maximize point promotions and credit card benefits.
Ever wondered what it’s like to fly on an airplane in your own apartment? Welcome to the most luxurious flight we’ve ever had. (If you haven’t read part 1, you can do so here).
We got to experience the legendary double bed in the sky!
Our very first, and still our favorite, first class flight.
There are some things we can’t imagine traveling without – here is a list of those things.
Packing for our around-the-world trip was incredibly stressful, so we’d like to share a list of all the things we ended up bringing.
Specific Packing Lists:
Stories & Ramblings
If you want a quick list of our favorite (and least favorite) spots around the world, this is the post for you!
Long term traveling is absolutely fantastic – but it’s not for everyone. We used to think there was no contest between long-term travel and shorter vacations, but after traveling for almost a year, we’ve changed our minds.
It took us a while to fully appreciate our experiences during our month in Vietnam – here’s why.
I wrote this about 6 months into our travels and, while I’m always learning, these lessons still ring true.
Don’t let your anxiety hold you back. Here’s some ideas (based on personal experience) for how to cope with anxiety.
Our Travel Experiences
Our first (and hopefully last) experience on a sleeper bus, following by a close call.
Apparently this post is pretty helpful for people traveling from Vietnam to Cambodia!
Pete shares his heart-warming experience visiting his family in Sweden.
Honestly, this one surprises me as one of our most popular posts! Read our honest account of our short trip to Copenhagen, our first stop on our world tour.
We still talk about this vacation to this day. Here’s how we stayed at a luxurious, over-water bungalow in Bora Bora on a budget.
Is your favorite not on this list? Please let us know!