Archive | December, 2015

2016 A Year of Living Extravagantly

Grindelwald Switzerland

This photo we took in Grindelwald, Switzerland, last year has nothing at all to do with our plans for the coming year

With 2015 drawing to a close our plans for the New Year are finally coming into something approaching focus. Some parts of our itinerary we’ve already committed to, like spending the winter in Mexico, the spring in New York, and the summer and fall in Europe, starting with Portugal.

After our May flight to Lisbon our plans are still a bit unsettled but at least are starting to coalesce around an itinerary we can get excited about. Our current thoughts are that we’ll spend about a month each in Portugal and Northern Spain before leaving the Schengen visa area for two months to chase leprechauns and rainbows in Ireland. We figure we’ll need about a month to tour the Emerald Isle. More importantly we’ll want a month to just kick back and relax with a pint or two hundred of Guinness in Dublin.

That last bit is part of a new strategy we’re experimenting with that we affectionately call “slowing the fuck down!”

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