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Have Money, Will Travel: Make Extra Income from Your Anywhere Office

I don’t want to waste your time. If you’re here, it’s because you want to know how to make additional income for travel or any number of other reasons. Maybe you want to stay home with your kids, maybe you need extra money to support another endeavor you’re working on, or maybe the idea of not living paycheck to paycheck sounds great. Fabulous. Whatever your reasons for wanting extra cash, if you’re looking for a business opportunity Rodan + Fields...

Beach Vacation Checklist: A Wishlist for a Weekend Trip

Here’s a riddle: What do island people do after a hurricane? We go to the beach…  which is what I’ll be doing this weekend and at my favorite beach town on the island, nonetheless. You don’t need much to happy in Las Terrenas, just a few things: swimsuit, flip flops, and a drink in hand – but here’s my beach vacation checklist – some things on my wishlist for this weekend’s beach vac-heeeey. BEACH VACATION CHECKLIST ✅ WEAR ✅ BEACH COVER-UP Getting something that is...

3 Small Time Saving Airport Travel Tips with Huge Impact

As someone who has flown internationally in all stages of parenthood (pregnant > with a newborn > pregnant and with a toddler > with two toddlers and two dogs and 6 suitcases) I can confidently say that Husband and I are Master Flyers and even though United hasn’t given us access to their club lounge, our airport experience is minimal stress and star rated (and I’m optimistic about United Club). We have getting through the airport quickly and easily down to a science;...

7 Timeless Pieces I Always Wear and Travel With

There are pieces of clothing in my closet that I wear weekly; sometimes I have to physically stop myself from wearing these timeless pieces more often than that. They are comfortable and classic and go with everything. You could bet I’m wearing one right now and be certain that when I am packing for a trip you will find all 7 staples in my suitcase. 1. Gray T-Shirt Holy Gray-moly. I bought this tee at Target years ago for about $10 and...

Gratitude Through Travel Series

Finding Gratitude Through Travel

Travel can teach us many things: acceptance, flexibility, awareness. And if we allow it, it teaches us deep gratitude. Gratitude for one another, gratitude for what we have, gratitude for what we don’t need, gratitude for new experiences, gratitude for life. Today, in our Gratitude Through Travel Series, Aaron from Amble Unbound tells us how finding gratitude through travel has made all the difference. (Check out his travel tip!)   After visiting 35 countries around the world and spending years out on...

Have {Healthy} Snacks. Will Travel.

Both kids get hopped up excited when they hear that we’re taking un avión. There’s a few things they assume about getting on the plane: that its flying to New Jersey (mostly true), that its an easy, no stress day of travel (hmmm… no), and that there will be snacks. The latter being their biggest concern. While many kids can be distracted with toys and DVDs on trips, ours like snacks. Don’t get me wrong, toys work for a little while and the DVD player is a...

The Part of Travel that isn’t Fun

Since the end of March all the way through April, our little family has been on the go. We’ve had grandparents galore visiting as well as my BFF from home which rocketed us into major travel mode, zooming around Dominican Republic in our trusty steed, SpaceWagon. I understand now why April is Stress Awareness Month. So to celebrate the end of Stress Awareness Month, I combined my travel woes with some less stress travel tips for Expat Village. Check out...