Category Archives: Travel

It’s True: You Do Spend More Money When Not Working!

It has been an embarrassingly long 6 months or so since we last posted, and there are lots of reasons why this website has been dormant for so long.  The last time we wrote, there were unresolved questions about exactly … Continue reading

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Some Do’s and Don’t’s of Traveling Abroad…

It was a conversation we were to remember with bitter irony for weeks–months, years–afterwards. We had just arrived in Spain and gotten ourselves settled in a nicer-than-expected Barcelona hotel.  We were excited about getting a three-course lunch and then sightseeing … Continue reading

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Should We Take A “Gap Year”?

Yes, a “gap year” is something we should have taken right after college, when we were in our early twenties, before we went straight into a job (Will) or to graduate school (me).  But we didn’t then. So…the occasion for … Continue reading

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Preparing to Retire Abroad Series, Part 7: Going with the Flow

When I grow up, I want to become the Postmistress of Castrojeriz, Spain. Imagine a job where you come in Monday-Friday from 9:30-10am.  You get to enjoy a bit of “office” camaraderie, interact with a few local residents, help out … Continue reading

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Preparing to Retire Abroad Series, Part 6: Choosing A City

Our last few visits to France have been our “reconnaissance missions” of sorts.  We have been scouting various locations that we might be interested in relocating to eventually. While there are still more places we would like to visit–Grenoble, Perpignan, … Continue reading

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