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Bahia Tortugas, Mexico Bahia Tortugas, Mexico holds a place near and dear to my heart.  In the first place, Joanne and I were finally underway.  Having circumnavigated Vancouver Island, Canada, sailed offshore about 150-miles, for …

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aTravelife Road Map

What We Offer & How To Find It We love traveling. We presently travel for about half the year, from October through March, and have had the pleasure of doing so since 2013.  But it’s …

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Funding aTravelife

“Missing in Travel” When Brad and I set out on our three-year sailing adventure in May of 2013, it took us about as long to get the Travel Bug as it did to get Montezuma’s …

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The Less I Want, The More I Have

No Grass Growing Under Our Feet! Brad and I got married in 1991, and until the day we became Nomads twelve years later we had accumulated eleven different addresses involving three separate countries. We always reminded family …

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Now The Hard Part

Getting Down to the Nitty-Gritty Off the cuff, it’s easy to make a decision to go traveling long-term, even if sailing around the world is the decision you’ve made.  But getting down to the nitty-gritty, …

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Sailing Are You Kidding Me?!

One day Brad asked me: “Joey, what are some of your life’s dreams”? It was just a short time after we had lost his dad to cancer.  Somewhat taken aback, and confused by his question, I responded …

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Bait ‘n Hook

 Pitching the Dream… or, the Bait ‘n Hook? The Bait “Honey, let’s buy a sailboat and cruise the Gulf Islands.  It’ll be fun”. The Hook “Honey, this is a blue water cruising sailboat.  It’d be …

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