Hi, weโ€™re Jeremy & Kate!

We are full-time travelers dedicated to following our passions to wherever sounds funky or fun, dazzling or delicious, wild or whimsical, ridiculous or romantic.

Our lives havenโ€™t always looked like this, though: in our decade together, we collected a couple of degrees, logged too many hours in office jobs, bought a house, sold a house, and much more before eventually making our way from having never left the USA to being full-time travelers.

More than two years after leaving on that first one-way ticket, weโ€™re still all about working together to explore this incredibly beautiful world that we are lucky enough to live in.

Weโ€™re particularly crazy about colorful cities, majestic mountains, beautiful beaches, delicious delicacies, and each other.

Join us as we continue to live out our escape clause from the predictable life that we once laid out for ourselves, wherever the wind takes us.

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  • Oh, Paris, it is so good to be back. ๐Ÿ˜ .

There's something about this city that keeps us moving a mile a minute. In most destinations these days, our average is about 3 hours of sightseeing a day, but in Paris, we are always desperate for more, more, more .

It keeps us busy (and ensures we have plenty of work to catch up on when we leave), but somehow our list of things we want to do in Paris never seems to get shorter .

This is a city that will take a lifetime to conquer, and it's a challenge we consider well worth the effort .
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  • Five weeks and basically no photos later, it's time to say goodbye to Istanbul again .

We came back to this invigorating city for a travel "break" to work--and that's exactly what we did. Our time here was heavy on time logged at our computers and light on tourism (unless you count food tourism, of course), but we still loved having gems like the beautiful Grand Bazaar a quick tram ride away when we had a second to spare .

We've spent about 2 months worth of 2018 in Istanbul now, more than we ever thought we would--but this is truly a city like no other, and it has been a delight to savor .
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  • Guess what country were officially headed back to in a few weeks... this time with no coats ๐Ÿ˜ .

Though we know August is likely going to be dreadfully hot and crowded, we're so excited to get back to France (specifically Paris and perhaps a day trip or two) .

We've never visited France outside of winter and very early spring (this picture was technically taken in spring, but I barely count it because hello, look at what we're wearing), and we're thrilled to be getting another look .

Our list of things we hope to do is already a mile long--good thing we still have a few more weeks in Istanbul to work & rest up before our flight .
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  • Hello, Kadikoy! .

This bright, colorful, whimsical neighborhood on the Asian side of the Bosphorus Strait was described to us as "the Brooklyn of Istanbul", and we had a blast eating our way through it with @istanbulonfood .

The food scene is diverse and delicious, pulling influences from so many of the communities who have touched this piece of Earth over the centuries, from the Greeks to the Armenians to the Kurds to, of course, the Turks .

You should come for the food alone, but also, to get here from the more-visited European side of Istanbul, you can take a 15-minute ferry (or metro ride) that deposits you almost effortlessly into another continent, no passport stamp required--and how often can you do that? .
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  • One of my favorite sayings goes something like, "People from the USA think 100 years is old, and people from Europe think 100 miles is far" .

It's definitely true--growing up in the USA, we think nothing of a 6-hour drive for a quick weekend trip and still marvel at regularly eating/hanging out/doing business in centuries old buildings all over Europe .

Istanbul takes it to another level, though--not only is it on two separate continents, instead of saying "oh hey, here's this 800 year old church that's still performing services", it says "oh hey, here's the remains of a 2,000 year old structure that was used by some empires (plural)" .

In Istanbul, it's very easy to feel the length of history .
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  • Hello, Istanbul! .

When we started 2018, we had no idea we'd end up spending nearly 2 solid months in this city--but we can't say we're really complaining about how it has shaken out, either .

We're here for the next five weeks for a combination of fun quests (like finding the best breakfast in Istanbul--recommendations welcome) and boring errands (like renewing our passports) .

Our to-do list is already just as long as it was for our last visit this spring--we can't wait to see what gems we uncover in this many-layered city .
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  • Hello, pink lakes! ๐Ÿ’— .

In Bulgaria, we had a chance to visit our second-ever set of pink lakes! Like in Mexico, these are primarily used for industrial purposes but are also a minor tourist attraction, and are set right near the coast (in this case, the Black Sea) .

Unlike the ones in the Yucatan, though, you can still swim in these! Plenty of locals were hanging around when we visited, both in and out of the water--some even covered themselves in black mud before getting in .

Have you ever visited any pink lakes? We think we'd like to see the ones in Australia next! .
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  • Sometimes it rains for a whole trip, there is a 3-hour traffic jam, you get lost, and a pack of angry dogs may or may not chase you down a beach... But it's all okay because frolicking in lavender & sunflower fields is worth it. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐ŸŒป .

Our five day road trip through Bulgaria was objectively a bit of a travel fail--but six bloggers, beautiful nature, an epic abandoned communist monument, pink lakes, and the Black Sea more than made up for it .

Still... It feels pretty lovely to be back to chilling out in a coffee shop in Sofia right now .
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