Tag Archives: Travel

Spectacular Surprise Sixtieth

We meandered back to the lodge, getting close to some hippos in the river and watching four elephants – two standing and two laying – under a tree. Very African safari stuff. Continue reading

Posted in Guest Blog Posts, Heart Song, Women's Work | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Honor, Respect and a Purple Eggplant

All the hotels I could afford were locked tight and my only option was to beg and bribe a watchman to let me stay in the stairwell behind iron gates. Continue reading

Posted in All Things Financial, Guest Blog Posts, Heart Song, Is It Work or Is It Passion?, Volunteering, Women's Work | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

How I Created My Location Independent Lifestyle

Less than three years later, at 36, I retired from the law. Our savings hit our magic number. We took the risk, sold everything, including our beloved Mini Cooper, and left the US. Continue reading

Posted in All Things Financial, Guest Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Battle of the Bulge

I was trapped in a Mexican toilet and held hostage by a floral print boa constrictor. Continue reading

Posted in Guest Blog Posts, Humor, Women's Work | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Thinking of Volunteering on Your Trip to Thailand? Start Here!

Using these tips to prepare to volunteer in Thailand will ensure that you make the most out of your time in Thailand while having an amazing, life-changing experience. Continue reading

Posted in Guest Blog Posts, Heart Song, Indigenous Life, Is It Work or Is It Passion?, Volunteering, Women's Work | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Is House Sitting for You?

I am very interested in this housesitting, anywhere. Is this “club” yours? Tell me more. Continue reading

Posted in About us, All Things Financial, Housing, Travel Tips and Insight | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Single Woman Going to Chiang Mai, Thailand

I was doing a tour to Thailand in November, but my friend backed out. I am debating whether just to cancel it and do Chiang Mai on my own. Any advice/suggestions welcome. Continue reading

Posted in About us, All Things Financial, Q & A From our Readers | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

What to Do with Mail on Long-term Travel?

Between your automatic payments and your online check writing ability, you can manage just about anything. Continue reading

Posted in All Things Financial, Q & A From our Readers, Travel Tips and Insight | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Rising from the Ashes to Newfound Freedom

Sometimes retirement doesn’t come in a neat package – it can be thrust upon us in the disguise of uncomfortable circumstances. This is what has happened to you and we invite you to look at this as a great opportunity to reinvent yourself. Continue reading

Posted in All Things Financial, Heart Song, Housing, Q & A From our Readers, Travel Tips and Insight | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Up, Up and Away – Or Not

I would rather fly one plane directly to Hell, than have to connect planes to Paradise. Continue reading

Posted in Guest Blog Posts, Women's Work | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments