Abandoned Car

What To Do With Your Vehicle When You Travel

When planning an extended trip, it seems there are always a million questions that need to answered. What a lot of people don't realize is that figuring out where to go, where to stay and how to get there are sometimes the easiest, if not the funnest, problems that need to be solved. Even before taking that first step to adventure, there are some serious questions that need to be addressed. Over the years, we've been asked multiple times what we do with our vehicle back home when we travel. From leaving it on a farm to keeping it in a garage to leaving it on a lot we've done it all. Here's a few ideas and the pros and cons of each...
The open road travel preparation

Extended Travel – Preparations and To Do Lists

With November now upon us, we're under the gun to get everything sorted out and our stuff packed away as we make way for our next extended jaunt into the unknown. If you want to know what we have planned, feel free to check this post out. If not, we understand. Nothing spoils the magic of unfettered adventure like packing lists and real life to do lists.

If you're just curious to know where we're heading and for how long (here's a hint, it's going to be a very long trip) then just read the beginning. I promise I won't bore you too much. If you're thinking of taking off for your own extended trip, this post might give you an idea of the things you'll need to take care of before you go...

Sleeping Tabby Cat

What To Do With Your Pets When You Go On Vacation

As the owners of a loving, older cat and former dog owners, we know all too well the hassle of trying to figure out what to do with our pet while we travel.. The three main options for your pet are: have someone take care of your pet in your house, have your pet go to someone else's place or take your pet with you. What you do with them depends on how long you're traveling, how much money you're willing to spend and how much you trust others to take care of your extended family. Here are a few ideas to help you decide...
Money Belt or Neck Wallet? Reviews and Alternatives to Keep Your Stuff Safe When Traveling

Money Belt or Neck Wallet? Reviews and Alternatives to Keep Your Stuff Safe When Traveling

What's the best way to keep your credit cards, cash and passport safe when you travel? The default is usually a money belt or fanny pack that you wear around your waist, and can tuck away under your clothes. But there are much better options out there for keeping your stuff safe, like neck wallets. This review looks at money belts, neck wallets, leg and wrist wallets, belt wallets, bras and clothes with hidden pockets.
Long Term Travel Storage Garage Sale, Yard Sale

Long Term Travel Storage: What We Do With Our Stuff While We’re Gone

As much as Charles and I would like to go whipping about the globe at a moment's notice, the reality of it is a bit different. Exactly two kids, a cat and a house full of stuff different. The kids? Easy. They come with us. The cat? A eight hour drive and he's rolling in catnip on Grandma's floor. But, our stuff is a bigger problem. What on earth do we do with all our stuff when we're on an extended trip? We've got some great tips for long term travel storage that have worked for us in the past.