Join us in the land of the czars, of decedent royalty, and food we’d never dreamed of eating… FOLLOW US LIVE >>
But let’s face it, these endeavors don’t come cheap.
What if I get sick? What if my flight gets cancelled?
What if I have to rush home in the middle of my trip? What if I get abducted by space aliens?.. CONTINUE READING > >
Viking Ocean Cruises. You read that right, Ocean.
We’re huge fans of Viking River Cruises and can’t wait to see what they have in store for us—in their homelands—and on the ocean!
Join us live as we board the brand new Viking Star and explore the spectacular Baltic Sea region of Northern Europe!.. FOLLOW US LIVE! >>
Internet access is much easier to find now than it was when we started this crazy life we lead.
When we’re in the States, we have service with us all the time because our smartphone creates its own hotspot.
But overseas, it’s a whole different enchilada… CONTINUE READING > >
It was a dirty job to say the least, but it feels good to get really filthy sometimes.
Ask any kid.
Life rocks under the warm Dominican sun… CONTINUE READING >>
In the Dominican Republic, we had the chance to plant (380!) trees to restore the rainforest – high in the mountains!.. SEE MORE OF VOLUNTEER CRUISE >>
A harrowing bus ride, brushes with llamas, and inexplicable happenings – and even when visiting a wonder of the world, your GypsyNesters can sniff out some weird regional food!.. CONTINUE READING >>
That got me thinking, if ever there was a quintessential picture of bad hair and silly seventies-style outfits it was my prom photo.
So I embarked on a quest to find my high school sweetheart to get my hands on a photo… CONTINUE READING >>
Today, we found Hoorn just as welcoming; where else can you learn to eat herring like a Dutchman – from the former town mayor?
Or be welcomed into a home near a cannonball-deflecting defense tower?
And Veronica nearly lost her hand at the infamous Roode Steen… CONTINUE READING >>
Bird Rock is a massive dome, covered with nesting gannets and penguin-like auks, jutting out of a huge canyon with vertical sides that fall more than thirty stories straight down to the sea.
Spectacular!… CONTINUE READING >>
Our daughter reporting for ABC News – watch to see how the Orlando Community is coming together – and find out all of the ways YOU can help. It could be as simple as hugging a loved one today.
The GoFundMe page put together by The Center is located here, along with information on crisis counseling locations and phone numbers.
Remember that cruise where we helped replant the rainforest, pitched in to bring clean water to the beautiful Dominican Republic, and contributed to improving a family’s home? (if you don’t, click here – it was pretty cool!)
Your GypsyNesters are excited to share with you some exclusive savings, so you can follow in our footsteps and keep up the great work! Upcoming sailings are as little as $499 and by using our coupon code from Fathom – Insider1527 – you can save up to an additional $150! CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS >>
Yes. We are.
Perhaps we’re not as crazy or brave (stupid?) as we are making ourselves out to be since we barely had time to think about it.
But is it any less insane because… CONTINUE READING >>
There’s no rush in the world like being on the business end of a hungry croc’s mouth. Less than a second ticks by – from leaping reptile to the other-worldly SNAP! as enormous jaws slam shut… Read the whole, crazy adventure here!
We all recall those glorious days of yesteryear with the station wagon packed to the gills, miles of billboard bingo, and endless Are we there yet?s.
Whether we were the kids, or when we had the kids, those memories are an indelible part of our American summers.
Guess what? Those intrepid explorations don’t have to end just because the offspring have moved out… CONTINUE READING >>
That was the name some gave the giant swath of northern territory that Secretary of State William H. Seward negotiated to acquire from Russia in 1867.
At the time many people thought he was crazy, and that the 7.2 million dollar price tag was way too high, but the town of Seward seems perfectly proud to bear ole Bill’s name.
Oh, and puffins… CONTINUE READING >>
Breakfast in bed? Wine tastings? Meals served on REAL dishes? And that’s just the food.
Did you know there are really nice passenger lounges in large cities, comfy coach seating, showers and National Park guides aboard many routes? … CONTINUE READING >>
|We appeared on the Experience 50 Podcast! So much fun!||Trip Advisor wondered where we’d send YOU on your honeymoon!|
|Pink Pangea interviewed Veronica about her writing process||Travel Pulse asked the BIG questions about Going Gypsy!|
|LocalAdventura profiled us as their Adventures of the Week!||Nomad Lifestyle reviewed the audiobook of Going Gypsy!|
|The Midlife Guru reviewed Going Gypsy!||Tour Matters choose us as a Blog For Any Traveler!|
|Stride Travel chose us as their favorite Boomer Travel Blog||The Displaced Nation||Going Gypsy is on the list of best expact nonfiction by Displaced Nation|
|Go Euro asked us to reveal our secrets of Sicily||and that’s not all – check out all of our media appearances!|
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There are too many adjectives to describe the Baroque cities of Sicily’s Val di Noto to fit into one article (but we gave it our best shot!).
In an effort to recreate the grandeur of Sicily after a devastating earthquake, massive structures were constructed in what came to be known as Sicilian Baroque… CONTINUE READING >>