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.

The Arc de Triomf in Barcelona

6 Things You Should Know Before Visiting Barcelona

Boisterous and beautiful. That is Barcelona. This city in northeast Spain is a sight to behold and a privilege to visit. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t problems. Here are ...
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A greenhouse in the Buenos Aires Botanical Garden

10 Things To Love About Buenos Aires

It was love at first sight. Within a day or two of arriving in Buenos Aires, we knew we wanted to stay longer than the four weeks we had planned ...
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A woman kneeling in snow in prayer

Bansko, Bulgaria: Not the Trip We’d Hoped For: A Wind and Whim Travel Story

I could picture it so well. The crisp air, the snow-covered pines, the stillness of a landscape blanketed in white. Days spent swooshing down the mountain until exhaustion set in ...
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A llama lying on a stone wall

Our Top 10 Latin American Travel Experiences

When you are heading to a new location you think about the famous sights you plan to see. But often your best memories are of the little things that no ...
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Steve waving a white flag in Hospital Razlog

Hospitalized in Bulgaria: A Wind and Whim Travel Story

In January of 2020, Steve broke his pelvis while skiing and had to be hospitalized in Bulgaria. It was a painful, frustrating, disappointing, and eye-opening experience. Our Take On Bulgaria ...
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A woman sitting on a dock looking at a lake and mountains

What Full-Time Travel Has Taught Us

More than three years of full-time travel has taught us a few things. I’m happy to say they are mostly positive. We’ve learned about safety, other cultures and people, and ...
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I heart Medellin sign at night

10 Things to Love About Medellin, Colombia

Are you looking for a city that will leave you impressed and inspired? Look no further than Medellin, Colombia. Yes, that Medellin. The city named the most dangerous in the ...
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Exterior of Iglesias de los Capuchinos at night

Visiting Cordoba, Argentina’s Second Largest City

October 2019 found us in Cordoba, Argentina’s second-largest city. We had just spent two months in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital and most populous city. It was our favorite Latin American ...
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Stop sign in Spanish

Stranded on the Road in Peru: A Wind and Whim Travel Story

As we left the breathtaking oasis of Huacachina, Peru to head to Arequipa, we had no idea that we would be stranded on the road for 16 hours. Are We ...
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Marine lizard on sand

Is a Land-Based Galapagos Trip Right For You?

Have you dreamed of visiting the Galápagos Islands? I certainly did. It was right at the top of my bucket list. Then in the spring of 2019, Steve and I ...
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