One of the most common questions I get via email is: how did I fund my first backpacking trip all those years ago? How could I afford to travel long-term before my blog made any money? — Well, before I started traveling, while I was working a normalCape Town, Western Cape
@kirstenalana I still need side hustles 😝 Love this shot of you and @anna.everywhere
@kirstenalana @expertvagabond I don’t even have any any more. I’m so busy just trying to make it. But I always loved working in flower shops. If I had actual free time, I’d get some serious training in floral design and I’d do that as a side hustle.
Rome's famous Trevi Fountain by night. ️ - One of the busiest tourist attractions in the world, the only way to get a decent shot these days without battling hundreds of selfie-seekers is to visit around 3 or 4am. 🤓 —————— F8 | 2 sec | ISO 200Fontana Di Trevi-Roma
@mylifesatravelmovie Now every time I see it I think of Vegas...they’re so similar 🙈😂😂
@followmeaway Omg that’s so early
HAPPY 2019! 🥳 WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS THIS YEAR? - These were my 9 most popular photos in 2018. ️ SWIPE TO SEE THEM ALL! - It’s been a crazy year, with a lot of changes! Anna & I are expecting a baby boy in the spring! We moved from California to Texas,Around The World
@theplanetd I love this round up! Happy New Year!
@followmeaway Happy new year!’
This is #kamchatka , a 900-mile long Russian peninsula attached to Siberia that juts out into the Pacific Ocean. It’s about the size of California, with only 400,000 residents. - Kamchatka is a wilderness playground, composed of thick boreal forests,Kamchatka
@followmeaway What a view!
Rainy day on Kauai. Still managed to get a few decent shots, despite the dreary weather. - For every journey, there’s often some days when mother nature doesn’t cooperate! - Have you ever had bad weather wreck your trip somewhere?Kauai
@theplanetd That weather just makes for better moody shots 😜
@followmeaway Such a great view!
The Colosseum! One of the new 7 wonders of the world. - Rome’s most famous building once held 80,000 spectators for deadly battles between wild animals & gladiators. 🦁️ - There was a saying: “bread & circuses” keep the people happy. The games kept thColosseo
@theplanetd When we were in Rome we stayed directly across the street from here. It was an amazing view from our window!
@kirstenalana Not very different from the politicians of today.
Kamchatka! Russia’s land of volcanoes. - This is the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, the main city on this remote peninsula in Russia’s far-east. - From here we bussed to the interior, then hopped on snowmobiles to visit ethnic Even reindeer herdeKamchatka
@followmeaway Oh wow how incredible
It’s a #whitereindeer invasion! I found this guy in the Far Eastern Siberian wilderness of Kamchatka, Russia. He wasn’t so friendly... and let me know it. - Inspired by @mads viral shot earlier this week. 🦌Kamchatka
@theplanetd Love how he nearly disappears in the snow
No one truly knows why the Maya civilization collapsed. - Some think it was due to over-population and lack of sustainable resources. - Others believe it was constant warfare that led to a breakdown into chaos. - A third theory is that a long dry-speChichén-Itzá, Yucatan, Mexico
This is Verona, Italy. Our new home-base for the next few years. 🇮🇹 - I’ve been asked why we moved here: - • The food is amazing! • It’s very affordable • Slow paced lifestyle • Universal health system • High-speed trains • Easy access to the rest ofVerona, Italy
@kirstenalana Oh man TEMPTED @dante.vincent