Travel Experiences

One of the coolest things about traveling is all the stories you come home with. Here are ours. You can read about our travels in Europe and South America (with more parts of the world to come when travel resumes). You can also find out what it is like to be a nomad.

10 electric scooters lined up on a sidewalk

Beware the E-Scooters: A Wind and Whim Travel Story

There are many ways to get around in Budapest. In addition to an extensive metro system, there are taxis, buses, trams, trains, and bicycles. There is even a chairlift to ...
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Hallway with marble columns and filigree details

Sintra, Portugal – Stunning and Sublime

One of the best things about traveling full-time is discovering awesome new places. Sintra, Portugal, was such a place. This enchanting town, less than one hour from Lisbon, is brimming ...
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Six fauns holding lights on a building

The Beauty of Budapest in 50 Photos

In January 2020, Steve broke his pelvis while skiing in Bulgaria. What was meant to be a three-week winter-wonderland ski trip turned into twelve weeks of pain and disappointment. By ...
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A boat on a mountain lake approaching a quaint village

12 Full-Time Travel Questions Answered

Do you dream of traveling full-time? You’re not alone. Between thoughts of Parisian cafes, Maldivian beaches, and African safaris, you may be wondering how feasible it is. You are probably ...
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Large indoor pool surrounded by palm trees

Therme Bucuresti: Romania’s Amazing Wellness Center

Are you thinking of visiting Bucharest? Great! You’ll love it. Along with seeing the Palace of Parliament, Herăstrău Lake and Park, and the Cărturești Carusel bookstore, there is one other ...
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The Musée d’Orsay as seen from the right bank of the River Seine

Paris’s Musée d’Orsay: A Wind and Whim Favorite Place

Ah, Paris! The City of Lights! What should you do while visiting this fabled city? Climb the Eiffel Tower, peruse great art at the Louvre, stroll along the Seine? Absolutely ...
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The Petit Trianon

The Magnificent Estate of Versailles: A Wind and Whim Favorite Place

When Steve and I began our full-time travels in 2018, the first two cities we visited were Barcelona and Paris. Talk about setting the bar high. Between these two cities, ...
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Zagreb’s Museum of Broken Relationships: A Wind and Whim Favorite Place

In the summer of 2018, Steve and I visited Croatia’s capital city of Zagreb. We loved exploring the various museums, relaxing at Jarun Lake, visiting our first cat café, and ...
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Signs pointing to various cities around the world

Is Full-Time Travel Right for You?

It may seem strange that I am writing about full-time travel during a pandemic. But the pandemic will not last forever. While it lasts we all have plenty of time to ...
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A man looking inside his suit coat’s inner pocket

Pickpocketed In Barcelona: A Wind and Whim Travel Story

When you repeatedly hear that you are in the pickpocket capital of the world, TAKE IT SERIOUSLY. Despite the warnings, Steve was confident that if he kept his wallet in ...
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Moss covered tombstones

Paris’s Best Cemetery – Cemetery Montmartre

Do you enjoy exploring cemeteries when you travel? If so, Paris’s Cemetery Montmartre is one you shouldn’t miss. Steve and I spent several hours there in June 2018, and it ...
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An obelisk and topiary letters B and A in Buenos Aires

10 More Things to Love About Buenos Aires

In the fall of 2019, we spent eight weeks in Buenos Aires. The original plan was to spend four weeks but we liked it so much we decided to stay ...
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