Unexpect the Expected

When Michael & I started daydreaming ๐Ÿคฉ about our Sabbatical, we only spoke of living abroad. What had always attracted us to traveling abroad, was the ability to engulf ourselves in other cultures, to meet people that think differently than us; to gain fresh perspectives. ๐Ÿง Staying in the United States, felt like a compromise … Continue reading Unexpect the Expected

The adVentuRe

I vividly remember how I felt, driving on the vast freeway from San Antonio to West Texas, watching the lit up night train speed beside me. ๐Ÿš‚ It was very exhilarating, it almost felt like a race, a race I desperately wanted to win. Ahead of me, a Fleetwood Pace Arrow 37c RV, driven by … Continue reading The adVentuRe

There’s always a Sacrifice

Subject is a bit dramatic, huh? Well, as I promised from the beginning, this blog is meant to be a sort of guide, so it needs to be real.ย  It's much easier to post pretty pictures and write about the adventure. ๐Ÿคญ The truth is, those are only snapshots of what's really happening... and we … Continue reading There’s always a Sacrifice

A Need to Travel…

The first time I visited Paris I was 21 years old.ย  ๐Ÿค— A fresh and budding adult, I chose a trip to Europe as my graduation present.ย  To my mom and dad's surprise, I wasn't planning on going with any friends in particular. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ I wanted to have this experience for myself... Wide eyed and … Continue reading A Need to Travel…

The Intent is to Flow…

When we started this Sabbatical, we told ourselves to keep an open mind and flow with whatever the universe brought us๐Ÿ’ฎ. So much of our lives were spent on a schedule - not only filled by our 9 to 5 careers - but also needing to constantly sync up our calendars ๐Ÿ“† to even make … Continue reading The Intent is to Flow…

A Helping Hand.

One of the many reasons I wanted to take this Sabbatical was to really focus on what I'mย most passionate about.ย ๐Ÿ˜ Traveling, spending time with family, writing and of course volunteering. Animals, especially dogs ๐Ÿถ and elephants ๐Ÿ˜ , are very dear to my heart. Those who know Michael and I, also know our pups, Niko … Continue reading A Helping Hand.