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?
To make a workation work, you need to be able to stay in contact with your customers, employer, coworkers, etc. I've run into some internet issues in our travels, so here are my tips. Know your internet speeds ahead of time. Whether you're renting an apartment or staying with a friend, ask them their upload/download … Continue reading Staying Connected
“Those giant stuffed animal souvenirs will totally fit into our suitcases!” “Yes you can definitely bring a heavy bag of seashells home!” Weeks later as we concluded our third workation and were packing for home, Joe and I had to practically stand on our suitcases to close them. We’re normally pretty good packers, but I … Continue reading What to Pack for a Workation
We've been back from our London workation for nearly a month, and I swear these last few weeks have gone by faster than when we were in London! Maybe because it's been a haze of adjusting back, finishing up the school year, family/friend celebrations, and getting into the swing of summer. All super fun things, … Continue reading Lifestyle Changes After a Workation
Living in a huge city is a thrill (loud, stimulating and diverse in every sense) because it’s the opposite environment of life in rural Minnesota (quiet, spacious, mostly homogeneous). We’re currently finishing up Week 5 of 6 of our London workation. I can’t decide if the time has gone by quickly or not. Sometimes it … Continue reading Workation Schedule Examples