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Things We’ve Learned

Finding Cheaper Airline Tickets

As you can imagine, we spend a lot of time researching flight options, spanning international journeys from Reno to short-haul trips within both the U.S. and Europe. Through this experience, we’ve learned that there are many alternatives to use to get cheaper flights. Flexibility remains the linchpin for unlocking these savings. Click the link for some of the tricks we’ve discovered.

converting currency

Traveling internationally often means juggling multiple currencies, which can be confusing and expensive. Here are some tips to help you save money that you can use for more important things, like delicious street food, fascinating museums and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

Surviving Jet Lag

Since we have more travel ahead of us, I decided to do some research ahead of time to try and figure out how to get in front of jet lag. Please share your secrets so we can all have more fun with the traveling part of travel. 

Navigating Airport Security

Refresh your memory with this list before you head for the airport to make your walk through the gauntlet of security a little less stressful.

Enjoying the Journey

After traveling thousands of miles in the last couple of years, compiled with talking to others, we’ve come up with this list of tips to help make the flights more bearable, and possibly even a little pleasant.

The Art of packing

With the right strategies, you can pack everything you need for a month-long journey into a compact carry-on suitcase. Say goodbye to luggage fees, bulky bags, and unnecessary stress. 

Choosing An Airbnb

Living in Airbnbs non-stop gives you some insight into how to choose a good one. It also gives you experience in living in a bad one. Read on so you don’t make the same mistakes we did.

Not the ending we’d anticipated

Our first digital nomad tour did not end in the way we had hoped, but it’s all good. We’ve learned some things and we’ll continue to learn more when we go back.

Navigating Portugal’s Healthcare System

We were forced to navigate Portugal’s healthcare system. It did not go as expected.

The tale of three to six suitcases

We didn’t think things all the way through when we planned to travel for five months with carry-ons and backpacks. This meant making some additional suitcase purchases along the way.

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