Cost of Living in Portugal

As I mentioned in my Living in Portugal post, one of the reasons we chose to live in Algarve was the low cost of living in Portugal. Before coming, we read heaps of blogs that informed us that a couple with a […]

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What Is Sustainable Tourism

Tourism, is shit. Unfortunately, too many tourists treat amazing destinations like their personal toilet. You see it time and time again, from zoo-like visits to indigenous villages to the killing of starfish by taking them out of the water to Instagram. There’s […]

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Out of a Job and on an Island with No Place to Go

Almost a year ago today, I got fired. Over email, when I was at home on bed rest, two days before giving birth to my son. My ex-boss had been leading up to it for a while; could I come into the […]

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Three Minutes of Yoga for Hangovers

YOGA FOR HANGOVERS: A THREE MINUTE LIFESAVING YOGA SEQUENCE The joys of a nightcap are often dampened by a pounding headache the morning after. When I used to drink more regularly, I was a huge proponent of exercise as the cure to […]

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The Best (Newborn) Baby Products

Please note: This post has Affiliate links. I would never write about a product I didn’t genuinely love – Everything on this list we love and use, and I personally recommend. If you do feel like buying any of these things, and […]

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When Sleep Isn’t an Option

I USED TO BE RELIGIOUS ABOUT MY HEALTHY SLEEPING HABITS, BUT THREE WEEKS AGO WHEN MY SON WAS BORN, ALL OF THAT WENT OUT THE WINDOW. I ADMIT, I MISS SLEEP, AND I’M SURE THAT THERE ARE PLENTY OF NEW PARENTS, NIGHT […]

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Bonfires, Surf & S’mores

All of the photos on this post are by Sophia Christie [ @barefoot_wandering ] AS WE END OUR TIME IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, WE’VE TRIED TO SPEND MORE TIME ON OUR FAVORITE BEACH – PLAYA ENCUENTRO. It’s been our home base, our daily […]

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