So here I am with a brand-new travel blog, and I’m asking myself what seems like a pretty silly question: am I travelling too much?
The answer should be a resounding never! But let’s be real: I am not a highly-paid (or low-ly paid, for that matter), media-savvy digital nomad whose travels are being bankrolled by their hard work on the road. When I travel, it’s out of my own pocket.
Part of my question is, am I getting to the point where those pockets have limited depth? Even with some money saved, should I really be spending it all on travel?
There are some days when the wanderlust hits hard. I get the itch, the need, the craving to head to the airport and go– wherever. Sometimes it happens when life is particularly routine or stressful; other times when I’m feeling envious of someone else’s photos from Prague or Cambodia. Sometimes it’s just a shaft of sunlight hitting the pavement or the scent of wet earth, reminding me that the world is out there for me to see.
Sunday is my most relaxed day for catching up on blogs, yet very few of my favourites ever update on a Sunday. So we’re going to post a quick little extra for those of you who, like me, love to peruse the blogosphere on a Sunday afternoon.
We live in a vibrant, urban area in a country that prides itself on delicious food, wine, and coffee. We’re foodies who appreciate a good drink (alcoholic, caffeinated, or otherwise), so it can be difficult to avoid the temptation of trying a new café, restaurant, or bar several times a week.
But when you’re saving for travel, every bit counts. (more…)