We were just about to breathe a sigh of relief: After a Minnesota winter of non-stop strep throat, ear infections and colds, the four of us had made it through six weeks of a New Zealand autumn unscathed! But then, our youngest son (3 years old at the time) started getting cranky. And not sleeping … Continue reading What Happens if We Get Sick?
We're getting ready to leave for a 6-week London workation this week (!) and I always feel some hesitation as the departure date nears: What if something goes wrong? What if we don't like the nanny? What if our apartment gets canceled on us? Why are we completely uprooting our daily routines and norms, which … Continue reading Last-Minute Jitters
How do you stay on top of bills, paychecks and mail when you're on workation?
If you want to go abroad and you have a family, travel is expensive (shocker, right?). Since we can't afford to fork over thousands of dollars for plane tickets, my husband and I take turns signing up for airline credit cards and getting the bonus miles to use toward our ticket. Most credit cards award about … Continue reading Flights are Expensive. Here’s how we do it.