Your Taxi Options – East Asia Style

by Jason

One of the more interesting things I’ve observed during our time on the road has been the differences between what constitutes a taxi in a particular country. Here in South Korea it’s unfortunately just a boring Hyundai 4-door sedan. Sure, the driver drives like a maniac, but that’s no different than the US. It’s not […]

Building A Web App – UnAnchor.com

by Jason

In a previous post I discussed my decision to start and build UnAnchor.com – a platform for users to create do-it-yourself travel itineraries for other travelers to purchase. In this post, I’m going to discuss how I’m actually going about the creation of the site. To be honest, I have very little experience in building […]

Update: Where are we now? South Korea!

by Sharon

As of February 25th (or Feb 26th, I don’t remember anymore) Jason and I have been residing in Korea, the good Korea of the South.  This particular leg of our adventure was one that I had been both looking forward to and had also been extremely nervous about.  My South Korean part of me was […]

How to Consult From Anywhere in the World with eLance

by Jason

One of the topics I enjoy diving into are the different ways travelers can make money on the road. An extremely popular way is consulting. In this post, I show you how easy and risk-less it is to get started. At the end, I also provide a couple resources to help you find a skill you can […]

To Teach English in Korea?

by Sharon

Back in 2006 I had considered moving to South Korea to teach English after graduating from college.  My cousin Holly and I had discussed this option together but never really went anywhere with it.  She had a job lined up right after college and I didn’t think I was ready to live in a foreign […]

Budget Update from Seoul

by Jason

Sharon and I left our cubicles nearly 5 months ago and are currently residing in our 6th country of the trip. We’ve now entered a completely different phase of the trip, as we’ve settled down into an apartment in Seoul for the next few months. Now that our initial traveling portion of our trip is […]

The Great Hike of China’s Huge Wall

by Sharon

I never thought I would have been so happy to have walked a teeny, miniscule portion of the Great Wall of China, but I was.  Partly because it was breathtaking in terms of its surroundings and history, and a much bigger part is because no one really tells you that it is a hardcore workout!  […]