Couples’ Travel

Keep Track of Spending As A Couple: Use A ‘Cassa Comune’

In Italian, ‘cassa comune’, (or “cas-sa commoonay” if your accent is terrible like mine) translates to “common fund” or “kitty” in English.

It’s how we, as a couple who do not share finances and thus split all travel expenses down the middle, keep track of what we spend on trips.

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Book Review: Lonely Planet’s A Fork In The Road

Food is a huge part of what we like to experience during our travels. Whether we’ve purchased it from a cart on the street, dined on it by candlelight, or watched it being prepared in a loved one’s kitchen, we will photograph it, savour it, and remember it for years to come.

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How We Afford Travel

That is the question.

Honestly, it’s the first thing I ask (usually out loud, to no one, in a quiet wail) when I see a blogger or Facebook friend who has jetted off to another great location.

If I thought about it for a second, though, our friends could easily ask the same about us. They probably do!

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Travel With Friends: Good Idea or Friendship Ender?

Ah, the trip with friends. Often the result of a spontaneous (and sometimes booze-fueled) suggestion on a night out (“You’ve always wanted to go to Thailand? I’VE always wanted to go to Thailand!! LET’S GO TO THAILAND!!”), the actual travelling can be fraught with issues. And that’s not even mentioning the planning part.

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Life, un-settled

I wasn’t sure about documenting it all, to be honest. I’ve had a travel blog before, when I moved to Australia in 2011. While it was enjoyed by my family and friends, my once-regular posting schedule started to peter out within a few months, as my experiences Down Under became less about travel and more about real, adult life.

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