This and That

Random thoughts from life on the road and some of our favorite things: street art, cats, and dogs.

Two cats, one sitting on a bench, the other on the ground
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The Cats and Dogs of 2020

I’ve been feeling a little out of sorts lately. It is so easy to blame it on the pandemic, especially since we have been on restrictions since November*. But going ...
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Pier with white buildings and lights at dusk
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Bye, Bye Bucket List

Barcelona sat right at the top of our bucket list. It was the first city in which Steve and I would spend a month as we began our new life ...
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Mural of a stoned frog amongst flowers
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Latin American Street Art to Fuel Your Wanderlust

Hello, fellow street art lover! Here are some of my favorite examples of street art from the ten months Steve and I spent in Latin America in 2019. I hope ...
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Mural of a close up of a big cat’s face with aqua colored eyes
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European Street Art to Fuel Your Wanderlust

Do you love to turn a corner and see something unexpected? I sure do. That is why I love street art. It may be beautiful, weird, thought-provoking, or whimsical, but ...
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A man holding an umbrella over a dog lying on a stairway
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24 Delightful Dog Photos From Around the World

As full-time travelers, my husband Steve and I can’t have any pets but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy meeting random cats and dogs during our travels. Here are 24 ...
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An orange and white cat lounging on stairs
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20 Captivating Cats From Around the World

For those of you who don’t know us yet, my husband Steve and I are nomads. Since we don’t have a permanent home we can’t have pets and having a warm ...
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American flag
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Is The Ugly American Dead?

We’ve all heard about ugly Americans. Tourists from the U.S. who talk too loud, wear garish clothes, compare things in other countries to how it is done in the U.S., ...
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Steve and me with six students studying English in Strasbourg, France
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Press One for English

Steve and I are pictured above with English language students in Strasbourg, France. There is nothing like foreign travel to make you examine your beliefs. It used to annoy me ...
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