How could we afford a month in European luxury hotels? We’re transitioning back to Kauai after over a month in Europe and Russia. More than one person has wondered just how could we afford a month, staying as we did at quite a few European luxury hotels, enjoying more than one comprehensive excursion, and traveling [...]
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The carry-on baggage phenomenon really went haywire when airlines began charging air passengers for checked bags. What is it with air passengers bringing carry-on baggage aboard that they might have checked in the past? It’s not just suitcases, either. Are people really so cheap or unaware about baggage allowance nowadays? These dullards tell themselves all [...]
Is what we thought about Russians accurate? We and the Russians, a family of 3, were the only ones on the Winter Olympics gondola leaving Sanki Sliding Center. The descent to the Krasnya Polyana hub is spectacular and very swift. There was just enough time for the young dad to turn to me and ask, [...]
Beautiful surroundings and impeccable details at Dromoland Castle Who wouldn’t be excited to spend the night in a real castle? We’d looked forward to this part of our tour package to Ireland. Dromoland Castle, from what we could see, appeared to be exactly what you think of when you think “castle.” Dromoland Castle is nestled [...]
Friends who knew of our plans to spend a night in Dingle recommended we experience the spectacular scenery of Slea Head. While many visitors to the west coast of Ireland head straight for the Cliffs of Moher, in our opinion, the Slea Head Drive offers more bang for your scenery buck. Slea Head Drive, not [...]
One of the media’s favorite pre-Olympics topics was security threats at the Sochi Games. When we were traveling in Europe prior to arriving in Sochi, we could tell when the U.S. media ramped up the hype on how unsafe our destination was going to be. We got many email and social media messages from concerned [...]
Sometimes just visiting a city in Europe isn’t enough. Road trips or just driving through different countries can bring that excitement that’s been missing. Driving through different areas can be a bit confusing; they all have different rules and standards for driving on their roads. So I’ve laid out 10 tips to help the European [...]
We arrived in Sochi Friday night after a long layover in Chisinau from Bucharest. First impressions were favorable. The Adler airport is modern, and because most Olympic visitors appeared to have arrived for the Opening Ceremonies ahead of us, there was relatively little hassle processing through Russian passport control, and no customs check whatsoever. It [...]
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Welcome! We're location independent entrepreneurs who have found the keys to happiness: travel, simplicity and freedom. Since 2008, we've been building a variety of online businesses and sharing what we know. Last year, we moved from Minnesota to the Garden Island of Kauai in Hawaii. This year we have already spent a month in Europe and visited Russia for the Winter Olympics. If this kind of lifestyle appeals to you, you're in the right place!
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How We Do It
- Game Plan: Minimize Regret
- Conventional Wisdom: Ignore It
- Work Life Balance - Forget It: Focus on Work Life Integration
- Follow Through on Your Appetite for Adventure in 5 Easy Steps
- What We Learned in Our First Month of Location Independence
- Keeping Your Options Open Will Cost You
- Zazzle How2: Great Resources to Help Build Your Zazzle Business
- Zazzle Online Money-Making E-Book: More Products, Less Time