World Cup Soccer 2010 is fast approaching. Thousands of people from around the globe are about to descend on South African shores for the biggest sporting event in the world. Being in South Africa at this time provides you with Read more >
The following piece is a writing assignment from MatadorU Travel Writing Course I am currently doing. I would welcome any feedback in the comment box below. The alarm pulls me from sleep with the awakening of the sun. “Get up! Time Read more >
Thailand is the perfect travel destination for any budget backpacker or vacationing tourist. Here are 5 Reasons Why you Should Travel to Thailand Read more >
Living as an expat in a foreign country provides you with many excuses to get out and experience the flavor of your local culture. In Raleigh, an annual excuse or event  we love to participate in is the Raleigh Beerfest. Read more >
This week is Earth Week, a celebration of the planet and all she gives us to sustain life. It’s sad really that we only dedicate a day or week to sing her praises and make an extra effort to be Read more >
It was time to celebrate 8 years of marriage and travel today and what many reasons for celebrations we have. 8 years ago we got married and decided that living a conventional life just would not suit our marriage. We Read more >
Craig and I have lived in 5 countries around the world and now find ourselves living our expat life in Raleigh, North Carolina. We lived here in 2004-2006 and then decided to return back here 18 months ago. When I Read more >
Ah the joys of traveling. Just spending each day in the peace and freedom of just living and experiencing each moment for what it is. This is what I live for. Relaxing in New Orleans Whilst others are going about Read more >
As soon as we checked into our surprisingly elegant yet cheap hotel in the French Quarter, Chateau Lamoyne, we hit the pavement to enjoy the remaining heat of the setting sun. We were a block back from Bourbon Street and Read more >
As professional travelers we find it really easy to make last minute travel decisions. There is so much freedom in knowing that we can decide to go somewhere on a whim and not have to worry about where we’re going Read more >


Using Pre-paid Travel Money Cards

My brother first told me about prepaid travel money cards a couple of years ago. He and his wife used a cash passport for their year long trip through South America and raved about how easy and convenient it was. Read more >