What Life Has Taught Me in 33 Years
Today is my birthday and it’s the first time I have felt compelled to write. I have been hiding out for the past two weeks after a devastating blow to one of our passions.read more
Sitting at a Crossroads
Just as I thought I was at the final stretch and my sleepless nights mixed with bikini nightmares would end… I was mistaken.read more
Inching Our Way Towards Location Independence
I have some exciting news! Today I cut down my bookkeeping work schedule from four days a week to two and I’m hiring an assistant to pick up the extra work. I couldn’t be happier about it!read more
Are Goals Overrated?
Do you think you have a good balance between working towards your goals and “wasting time?”read more
The Fear of Failure & Why I Refuse to Let it Win
With the launch of OT Surf Apparel coming up in February, I have been thinking a lot about the risks of taking big chances in life. The fear of failure has been creeping its way into my psyche at all hours of the day… but usually right about the time when I should be sleeping.read more
Personal Update: Big Things are Happening!
I felt it was time for a personal update since we have been a little quiet lately on our social media sites. I always feel bad for not having enough time to comment on our favorite blogs as often as we would like and I get this sinking feeling…read more
Do You Thrive on the Unknown or Take the Safe Route?
I heard on the radio the other day that many employers refuse to hire people who are unemployed or have been out of work for more than a couple of months. I couldn’t believe what I was hearing…read more
Dealing with Burnout when Building a Business
A couple of weeks ago, we announced that we are starting a business in architectural photography in addition to traveling, working full-time and maintaining a blog. What we didn’t mention is that we are also researching and writing a photography e-book and very recently starting a new ventureread more
Life's Unexpected Changes - A Personal Update
We realize we don’t write enough about what is going on in our personal lives on our blog and that is something we plan to change. From now on, we will write updates on things that are going on in our lives in addition to giving you travel stories and travel and photography tips.read more
Review: Unconventional Guides - Building Your Empire
I wanted to take some time today to shed a little light on an online course we have been taking and have found to be extremely helpful in building our blog and our business.read more