Our big trip around the world was a good four years in the making. We had retirement plans to coordinate as well, so it wasn’t going to happen over night. Of course, traveling around the world with teenagers complicated our finances a bit.Continue reading “Traveling Around the World with Teenagers”
I’m aware of the phenomenon that a task will take as long as the time you have to do it. And I recognize that we’re five people who all have their own priorities. I even accept that we have a couple of dilly dalliers in our group. Hello Rob! Continue reading “The Labour of Leisure – Where in the World Does the Time Go?”
Yes, despite what the official Vietnam Embassy in Ottawa tells you, one can in fact get the same Visa on Arrival (VOA) that is a popular option among other nationalities.
And there is good reason to opt for the Vietnam VOA over obtaining the Visa while still in Canada. Continue reading “Vietnam Visa on Arrival for Canadians – How To”
I alluded to having money problems right from the start of this journey in this post. Our money woes weren’t a result of our personal bank accounts or our credit cards. Or even from lack of cash in our wallets.
It was all caused by the big bad dong. Or rather the ATMs from which you can’t always get them.
I was armed with information. Honest. Continue reading “Vietnam Money Woes”
Finally, after months of planning and years of waiting, we are starting our world travel adventure. We leave in just two days. Gah!
Writing this first post has been on my long list of things to do. And now it’s one of too many things on a crazy growing last-minute list. I can’t wait to leave so that everything I didn’t do will be too late to bother.
World Travel Itinerary
I tried to be flexible and just wing a large part of this trip but I just couldn’t do it. So, quite a bit of accommodations, flights and cruises for this trip are already booked. This may come back to bite us in the butt, but… I sleep better at night when I have plan.
So here it is!