Inspiration

Who doesn’t love a little travel inspiration? There was a time in our journey when we weren’t the Travel Addicts. There was a time when we didn’t travel. We didn’t think we had the money or the time. That changed for us years ago, but our pre-travel life is never far from our thoughts.

If we are being truly honest, one of the reasons we embarked on this journey was to inspire other people. We want to share the gift of the world with everyone. These articles are more than just some pretty pictures and click bait headlines. We want to offer real, meaningful travel inspiration, tips, and suggestions.

These articles are meant to inspire you. But more than that, these are meant to educate and inform. While we have lots of destination-specific information and articles (including itineraries and weekend getaways), these articles look at the travel experience from a broader perspective.

Who doesn’t love a little inspiration?

photos from around the world

2018 — A Year in Travel Photos

We take thousands of photos on our trips around the US and internationally. Here are just a few of our favorites from this year’s adventures.

Bridge across river in Toledo

Making Travel a Priority: How We Do It

“How do you do it?” It’s the single most frequent question we get about the blog. What people are really asking is, “how do you travel so much?” The answer is both incredibly simple and complex at the same time.

Lance and Laura riding horses

Our Travel Story

For our first eight years together, we didn’t think we had the time or money to travel. Here’s how that changed and we became the Travel Addicts.

People sitting on a log and looking at the mountains

Why We Need to Travel Now More Than Ever

Every day as I post nice photos of beaches and write about fun things to do around the world, I’m afraid it seems a little tone-deaf while the situation in our own backyard is so extremely uneasy.

Hikers on the Solheimajokull glacier in Iceland

Our Top Regrets from a Decade of Travel

We’ve all heard the phrase, “regret nothing.” It’s an admirable sentiment. In general, we try to live our lives that way. We believe in living life to the fullest. But there have been a few minor travel regrets over the years.