Practical Stuff

Are you curious about the practical side of full-time travel like how much it costs, where to find the best lodging, or which apps and services to use? This page is full of posts that can answer your questions.

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5 Tips for Finding the Best Airbnb Rentals

In this post, I will share some of our Airbnb experiences and the lessons we learned from them. If you are in a hurry, you can scroll to the last ...
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12 Ways To Be An Amazing Airbnb Host

Steve and I are currently in our twenty-eighth Airbnb since beginning our worldwide travels in April 2018. As of December 31, 2020, we have spent 800 nights in Airbnb apartments ...
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Wind and Whim’s 2020 Travel Costs: Europe

What can I say about the year we just had? No words can adequately express the sorrow of the almost two million lives lost, the lingering health impacts suffered by ...
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Wind and Whim’s 2019 Travel Costs: Latin America

With our second year of full-time travel under our belts, it is time for a recap. This post details our Latin America travel costs from February through November of 2019 ...
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Wind and Whim’s 2018 Travel Costs: Europe

You may be wondering what it costs to travel the world full-time. I think you will be surprised to learn that it can be less costly than you think. When ...
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12 Trustworthy Travel Services and Apps

There are many tools that make travel easier and more affordable. Although we aren’t getting paid to publicize them, we want to share our favorite travel services and apps with ...
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