Love, Melbourne

When we first started planning Australia, we originally thought we might just visit Sydney. We received some strong recommendations to visit Melbourne, and I’m so glad we did.  The two cities are so very different. I liked Sydney, but it wasn’t anything special for me…

Happy Easter!

We’ve tried to keep up the fun tradition of the holidays while traveling and Easter was no different. Being in Australia, we had tons of options and overall, it was an amazing Easter weekend. First, I gotta say, I was totally impressed with the Easter…

Sincerely, Sydney

Sydney was a chance to settle for me and I really needed it after Tokyo. I was in really rough shape heading into Sydney and I knew I needed to find some balance and reconnect to ‘me.’  My dad also visited us in Sydney and…

Friends Make the World Go Round

After traveling for 9-months, the feeling of isolation has set in. We’ve greatly enjoyed this experience but dearly miss our friends and family. Along the way, we’ve had friends visit us, which honestly has really kept us going during a few tough moments. In July…

Meet Ellie!

Nolan is an animal lover.  Upon returning home, there are two big topics he continues to talk about — 1) his “coming home” party and 2) getting a dog.  Personally, I am not ready for another dog, I still miss Gonzo dearly and my heart…