Destination Diary- Philadelphia


Today we bring you a very special destination diary, one close to our hearts.

Our hometown.


From the best places to eat and drink around town (including the dive bars) to the most interesting museums for children and adults, it’s all here. Continue Reading…

Making Pizza – Italian Style


Italy and pizza… a synonymous thought in everyone’s mind. 

For the past two weeks, we have had the pleasure of staying in a beautifully renovated Tuscan farmhouse with the best hosts imaginable.

From the first night we arrived, David and Francesca made us feel completely welcome in “The Barn” of their Tuscan estate. Continue Reading…

Top 20 Travel Books Part II


Yesterday we ignited your wanderlust with a list of books about travel in which you’re bound to find something you’ll enjoy.

Today we fan the flames higher.

Nick returns for the epic Part II where we go through books 1-8 on our list and ,of course, more honorable mentions (like you expected anything else). Continue Reading…

Top 20 Travel Books Part I


For those of us with a serious case of wanderlust (or those of us who want one) there’s only one solution.

Reading about travel.

Or is that the problem?

Today I bring back Nick, a good buddy of mine who shares my love of reading about travel. Continue Reading…

Renting Your Apartment on AirBnB & Rickshaw Racing in India

Ep 96-Charlie-Grosso

Did you know that AirBnB can MAKE you money while you travel?

Many of us have homes (or would like to have homes) that we still have to pay for while we’re out on the road. The cost of that can stop any of us from being able to travel the way we want to travel. Continue Reading…

Turning Passion into Profit with Charlie Grosso


When we think of location independence we almost never consider running a brick and mortar business from anywhere in the world.

It is called location independence after all.

Charlie Grosso didn’t let that stop her.

Though Charlie travels the world participating in crazy adventures such as the Mongol Rally and Rickshaw run while earning part of her income as a travel writer and consultant, she also owns a business in New York City. Continue Reading…

How to Combat Jet Lag


Every traveler has encountered it.

We’ve all fought epic battles against it.

And far too often, it wins the fight.


Today Heather joins me as we discuss some of the ways that have helped us make headway against jetlag. From eating healthy snacks and avoiding alcohol to finding a monetary motivation to get out of bed in the morning, we’ve tried a lot of strategies over the years, and we’re here to share those with you. Continue Reading…

A Day in the Life…


How was your vacation?

This is a question that we get asked a lot.

Since starting EPoP, we have been blessed to be able to travel quite frequently.

Some of our friends and families have misconceptions as to what this actually entails, which could have something to do with the images and posts we put on social media. Continue Reading…

14 Super Touristy Destinations That We Love


Since you already know that we’re super tourists (and super nerdy) we decided to take it a step farther and list off our favorite touristy destinations around the world.

In for a penny, in for a pound.

These are the places that are seen by many independent travelers to be a little to full of tourists for their tastes. Continue Reading…

“Retirement”, Relationships & Buying a Home in Another Country with Warren & Betsy Talbot. Part II


Yesterday Warren and Betsy shared amazing advice on starting your travel journey and finding a home base that you absolutely love.

Today we continue the trend of great advice and discuss a very important topic to me personally and I’m sure to a lot of you as well! Continue Reading…