In Pictures: Cologne Pride


Recap Fifty-one Days In

Upon leaving Tangier on June 17, we flew to Tenerife in the Canary Islands. (You can read here about our nearly free lodging while there, and/or take a look at Charley’s masterful photos of our time.) Tenerife was a good chance for us to slow down a bit, as our trip has been a lot of […]

In Pictures: Paris Pride


Eleven Free Hotel Nights

Eleven of our last twelve hotel nights have been free. (If you consider our timeshare exchange to be free as well, you could add another seven free nights onto that total.) By understanding and using hotel chain loyalty programs (and one third party site), I’ve tried to milk every free penny we’ve got coming, and I […]

In Pictures: London Pride

It was a whirlwind trip for London Pride – we got in Friday evening at around midnight, caught a few hours sleep, and then headed out to Pride on Saturday morning. Sunday, we got up and went to the train station to head to Brussels. Pride was wonderful, with important themes running throughout that centered […]

In Pictures: Tenerife


Tenerife on a Timeshare!

I’m writing to you from Reina Sofia airport, in the south of Tenerife, Spain. We just finished a wonderful relaxing week at the CLC Sunningdale Village resort here. Charley and I normally don’t need high levels of luxury and are just as happy staying in a small studio in a city center as we are […]

Recap Forty-Two Days In: Tangier

We arrived at the port in Tangier and headed straight to the Airbnb we had planned to rent for our stay there. Our first order of business was getting a local sim card for phone access, given that Morocco is one of the few countries NOT covered by T-Mobile’s international roaming agreement (nor Google Fi’s). […]

In Pictures: Tangier & Chefchaouen

Hearts in Orlando with Bodies Elsewhere

NOTE: These are Craig’s thoughts on the massacre in Orlando. For Charley’s, visit here.   Greetings, friends. Today we write to you from Tenerife, Spain. For those who don’t know, Tenerife is one of the Canary Islands off the western coast of Morocco, though they are still part of Spain. Sunny and warm, they’re a popular resort […]

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