Monthly Archives: August 2017

Travel guide to Trieste, Italy

Piazza Unità d'Italia, Trieste, Italy

Trieste is a unique Italian city. It’s located near the Slovenian border and has Austrian influences as well. We first visited Trieste two years ago and fell in love with its architecture, food, and overall relaxed atmosphere. So this year, we decided to pay it a repeat visit on the way from Vicenza to Ljubljana, […]


Easy ways to save money while traveling

Ways to save money while traveling

We are not budget travelers. We are a married couple approaching middle age, so hostels aren’t our thing. We like good food and drinks – and definitely won’t let ourselves go hungry to save money. But those who know us know we are extremely cost-conscious. And when we did the whole “quit our jobs to travel the […]


Ferrara and Vicenza: exploring two smaller cities in Northern Italy

Vicenza, Italy

A combination of reward flight availability and our love of good food took us to Northern Italy from Singapore. We flew into Milan, but didn’t stay, instead hopping a train from the airport to Ferrara and then, a few days later, to Vicenza. This was our third visit to Italy and we’d already been to […]


Saying goodbye to the Southern Hemisphere in Sydney

Sydney, Australia

We completed our Oceanic adventure with a week in Sydney, Australia. We split up the time we spent in Australia with our month in New Zealand, so it was nice to be back in the country with fresh eyes. And we had heard so much about Sydney from many friends, so we were psyched to […]