Money and Relationships

Money and relationships. There’s not many things that can be so divisive between a couple. But, just like there’s more than one way to skin a cat, there is definitely more than one way for  couples to manage their financials. Couple Money Management From talking over the years with family, friends and colleagues, the 3 […]

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FIRE Around The Globe: Belgium

Welcome back to FIRE Around the Globe, the feature where I showcase a different person on their way to becoming financially independent. You can read all about how I came up with the idea here. Or you can jump right into today’s interview, which comes to us from Ambertree Leaves in Belgium, the land of […]

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Save Some Money And The Environment

I’ve always been an environmentalist at heart. When I was about 8 or 9 I felt so strongly about environmental issues that I wrote letters to both the Queen and the Prime Minister (John Major at the time) about how worried I was about the ivory and snakeskin trades. I’m not sure if I thought […]

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FIRE Around The Globe: Australia

A brand new week, brings a brand new interview from someone pursuing FIRE around the globe! This week, we’re going Down Under and hearing from a fellow FIRE enthusiasts, Adventures with Poopsie. Introduce Yourself We’re an Australian couple, aged 43 and 29, pursuing early retirement and a life of travel. We both work for the […]

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How We Kept Organised Planning 4 Months of Travel

Everyone has their own way of organising and managing things and everyone definitely has their own way of planning travel and enjoying time away; even down to the type of trips people prefer to take. Some enjoy cruises, some enjoy backpacking – others enjoy resorts and some are really into all inclusive deals. What all […]

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FIRE Around The Globe: Singapore

Welcome to the third interview from FIRE Around the Globe! Not only is it the third interview, it’s the third country and third continent covered – Europe and North America have already been featured. This week, we’re transported to Asia, to talk with our fellow FIRE pursuer, Dawn from Singapore! Introduce Yourself Dawn is Singapore’s […]

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What We Packed For A 4 Month Trip

When we made the decision to go travelling before settling back in the UK permanently, we knew we had to get clever with our packing. It’s been a constantly evolving process to become smarter packers. It’s learned behaviour to pack a lot, I think. Growing up, we both went on family holidays with the car […]

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