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    What to do in Malta in January

    For the past 5 years, Malta has been on our bucket list of places to visit. Finally, we were able to make a trip to the island a reality this past January with a much-needed reprieve from the winter weather of central Europe. While we were only here for a week, and in the dead of their ‘winter’, we still found plenty of activities & things to do in Malta in January. Malta is an island in the Mediterranea Sea just south of Sicily. The Republic of Malta consists of 5 islands, Malta, Gozo, and Comino, and the desert islands of Cominotto and Filfla. With a history dating back to…

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    4 Ways to Save Money on Amazon

    Amazon, a name that I’m sure you’re familiar with, is pretty much everyone’s go-to shopping resource. Even tight-fisted spendthrifts like ourselves do our online shopping at Amazon. Hell, it’s hard not to when they’ve got everything from home improvement supplies to electronics & supplements. However, just because you’re only shopping on Amazon doesn’t mean you can’t save more money. We are here to explain exactly how to do that with our 4 ways to save money on Amazon. 4 Ways to Save Money on Amazon Like yourselves, we like to hang onto as much of our money as we can. We certainly don’t want to frivolously give a multi-billion dollar…

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    Munich in December

    When we originally relocated to Cyprus, we were really looking forward to a mild winter. Lo-and-behold though, we accepted a house sit in Munich in December and braced ourselves for the cold. As much as I hate the cold, December really is an amazing time to visit Munich. There’s nothing quite like visiting the German Christmas markets and drinking mulled wine while enjoying all the Christmas festivities.  Since we spent 3 weeks in Munich, we found all of the best places to visit during your stay in Munich. Check out our Travel Resources to see how we travel the world like pros for free. Munich, Germany Areas to Stay Really,…

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    Early Retirement Monthly Update: December

    Well, friends, it’s that time of the month again. We get to dive into another month of our early retirement income, spending, and life. December was an eventful month for us with the most travel we have done in early retirement up to this point. Has all the traveling broken our budget? Let’s find out below. Early Retirement Update: Income “Work” Two people decided that they wanted to get healthier & in better shape, so they bought our workout program. The good news is that the leg work (pun intended) on the program is largely completed, so it doesn’t take more than a few minutes to put together the correct…

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    2019 Year In Review

    Goodbye 2019, hello 2020! 2019 was a year for the books. We did everything from buying our latest rental property to quitting our jobs and moving abroad, to becoming traveling nomads. While we have updated you all throughout the year on blog posts, we wanted to dedicate this article to 2019 by doing a year in review. 2019, Year In Review First Quarter We started the year off by traveling down to Gainesville, FL to attend CampFI Southeast. It was the perfect way to start off the new year. Traveling, meeting new people, reconnecting with friends, and being in the warm Florida weather all created the perfect weekend trip. Leading…

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    7 Morning Hacks to Make 2020 Your Bitch

    I can’t be the only one who hates New Year’s resolutions, right? The idea is great, but the execution always falls short, almost to the point that setting a New Year’s resolution is a guaranteed way to not complete it. Instead of a resolution, just set a goal: Own 2020. Make 2020 your bitch. Become smarter, healthier, and wealthier. Don’t worry, I’m not all doom and gloom. I’m actually going to give you 7 morning hacks to make 2020 your best year yet. 7 Morning Hacks Before we dive in it needs to be mentioned that none of these morning hacks or habits are going to seem groundbreaking. They might…

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    What to do in Limassol, Cyprus

    Limassol, Cyprus has been a destination for me and my family since I was the age of 3 years old. Since my family lived here, we would always focus our trips around family. Because of this, we would usually spend most of our time with them at their home instead of venturing out and exploring the city. Granted, we would take day trips out to the beach, or take a trip up to my grandfather’s village in the mountains, but that wasn’t very often. It wasn’t until James and I started coming to Cyprus by ourselves that we started to go out and see more of what Limassol has to…

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    Early Retirement Monthly Update: November

    Well, folks, another month is in the books. Over 25% of our year has been spent abroad in retirement. November was a busy month for us. What impact has all this had on our money, you ask? Have we had to dip into our savings to float our lifestyle yet or is the rental income still enough to sustain us? Let’s find out below! Early Retirement Update: Income “Work” Not much to report this month in the ‘work’ category so the Early Retirement Police can take the month off. However, we did sell a couple of workout programs on Fiverr netting us $19.67. If you are interested in starting off…

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    4 Effective Methods of Natural Birth Control

    When I discovered the many side effects, it led me to come off ‘the pill’ and start using natural methods of birth control. I didn’t want to keep taking this pill that could potentially harm me in the future. When most people hear that someone has come off birth control, they think it’s because they’re trying to get pregnant. However, we are quite the opposite in that we still don’t want to get pregnant. So, we wanted to let you know the 4 effective ways we use natural birth control. Background For the first 5 years of my 20s, I was on synthetic birth control. About a year and a…

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    How to Make $465 an Hour on AirBnB

    By the end of the week, we will be three months into our 6-month AirBnb experiment. We are trying to find out how much money we can make with a rental on AirBnb instead of long term renting. We’ve previously covered what you should consider when converting a long term rental into an AirBnb. Today, however, we are going to be focusing specifically on the money you can make with AirBnb. How Much Money Can You Make on Airbnb? Buying the Condo When we decided to get into rental properties, we started out by looking for a place that we could move into. The goal was to save money by…