Things don’t really change when you leave home and travel around the world. Especially relationships. We’ve brought some personal baggage on the trip with us (particularly, Rob doesn’t agree with everything I come up with. And particularly, I’m kind of extreme at times.) We also have a bit to say about the perfect backpack.
Most people have ingrained spending habits and biases about money. Especially in a couple these differing views on finances can easily lead to money woes. What to do?Continue reading “When Couples and Money Clash”
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”
Our last stop on the Peloponnese Road Trip was in the majestic town of Delphi. Situated in the mountains the views are stunning and well worth a trip. Oh, in case you had any doubt, the gyros are awesome!
Olympia is one of those ‘bucket list’ destination sites that you need to visit at least once. It was incredible to see the history and the grandeur in this wonderful location.
Although I have to admit it reminded me of Downtown Disney with the restaurants and stores coupled with a number of first class Museums and the ancient grounds where the Olympics first started.
We left Methoni Castle and headed North up the coast to Lake Kaiafas to stay at this little family owned hotel. We booked 4 nights as an opportunity to use it as a base of operations which in hindsight was a mistake. Why you ask? read on …
Described as a Castle that Gandalf would love by one blogger; we have to agree Methoni Castle is a pretty impressive site. For only 2 Euros per adult (kids were free) we got to wander around this fabulous site.
The little village of Marathopoli on the west coast is a great spot for day trips around the countryside. It is a popular tourist area with little cafes, restaurants, a grocery store and two bakeries. We went to the Palace of Nestor, the Archaeological Museum of Chora and then drove down to the Voidokilia beach all in a day.