Last month the Lowell Thomas Awards were held in Vegas at the Society of American Travel Writers convention. While on assignment in Wales, we heard the news that we had won the Gold Medal for Best Travel Blog for a second year in a row! Best Travel Blog: Gold Again for The Planet D Check out the awards video! It… Read More
How to Live Your Travel Dream
Tips for overcoming fears to help you live your dreams. Everyone dreams of travel, but for many it’s only a dream, we show you how to live your dream.
We are in our 5th year of living in the Dominican Republic with our two babies that were born here, on this beautiful island. I know, immediately you think we live the life of tropical dreams: kids with messy, salt-water hair that knew how to surf before they knew how to crawl, coconuts for snacks, and piña colada happy hours. While some… Read More
Did you know that today is National Face Your Fears Day? We have often said that if you push yourself out of your comfort zone just a little each day, life will be more fulfilling, exciting, and you’ll gain more confidence. Clearly many people feel the same way. Face Your Fears With a day devoted to facing your fears, it’s… Read More
Recently we’ve received a lot of emails asking us how we financially supported our travels since we decided to take the plunge to live an unconventional life. I realize that we’ve written a lot of inspirational pieces about following your dreams and pushing yourself to step outside your comfort zone, but we haven’t given real practical advice in quite a… Read More