FIRE Travel – Eternal Rome

Rome is my favorite city in the world.  It is truly the Eternal City in the sense that ancient, Renaissance, and Christian history are very alive in the city – at the same time that people go about their work-a-day needs in a very modern, metropolitan area.  We have been to Rome twice and on…

FIRE Travel – Life On A Different Track

Today is the first day of a long summer weekend trip to Chicago for our family. We live in the Twin Cities – just about 400 miles away – but haven’t gone to Chicago for fun in more than 15 years. I’ve been there dozens of times on business – we even used to fly…

FIRE Travel – Barcelona, Spain

This is the second post in our summer travel series and I thought I would feature one of my favorite cities in the whole world, Barcelona.  If a city every stood by the name ‘colorful’ – it would be Barcelona.  On a hot summer day & night, there is something truly magical about the Catalonian…

FIRE Travel – Prague, Czech Republic

Travel is a big part of our early retirement plans, so I thought I would start a Friday morning summer series on a number of places that we have enjoyed visiting and would recommend. We have good friends that are originally from the Czech Republic and they hosted us on our first overseas trip there…

FIRE Travel – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

We just returned from our January trip to Cabo San Lucas Mexico.  It is the fourth trip we’ve taken since early retiring last year and we would definitely return to this area.  It was a perfect cold weather getaway in an unbusy low season.  In this post, I will share the top activities we did…