Updated To Do’s

Sell car Book first flight (Salvador, Brazil, here we come!) Get visa for Brazil Register trip with the Department of State Forward mail Uupdate homeowner’s insurance policy to reflect the condo being rented Get all prescriptions, etc. ahead of time Get travel vaccines Line up travel/health insurance Get life insurance Get income tax stuff […]

Wardrobe Malfunctions

In my mind I’ve been contemplating how I’ll possibly manage to pack 6 months worth of clothes in one tiny backpack. Here’s what I decided is the best way to do it:

– coordinating clothes – only pack stuff that can be worn with everything else

– multi-purpose clothes – pack clothes that can be […]

No Money Mo Problems

So, now I’m trying to figure out how we’re going to handle the money situation.

Most credit and debit cards charge a 3% foreign transaction fee, so when abroad for 6 months that can really add up.

I can honestly say I’ve probably spent 4-5 hours over the course of the last few days […]

Mileage Plus

I’m trying to make a bit of a budget to see exactly how much money we’re going to have to play around with.

My preliminary “rough estimates” of travel-only costs (meaning flights/ground transportation) are below. And note that I am taking these from basically the “cheapest” flights/transportation we can get, which could mean multiple stops […]

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

It’s official! As of December 1, we’ve rented out our condo with all furnishings and kitchen supplies and are left with nowhere to go but exploring the world!

So, seeing as we have just under 3 months left, here’s my to-do list:

Sell car. As long as I break even it makes no sense […]