About Kerri

I grew up in the beautiful town of Los Alamos, New Mexico. Before leaving on our round the world adventure I was a nurse working at a teaching hospital. I have always loved traveling and seeing new places and I am excited that I have this opportunity to travel and share this adventure with my daughter and husband.

Here are my most recent posts

RTW Budget: Another Month in Australia


For the month of September, we were in Australia. We finished our stay on a family owned permaculture farm in Casino, spent one night in Surfer’s Paradise, and then drove up to Toowoomba for a 6 week housesit. While in Toowoomba, we celebrated Sydney’s 10th birthday and made some good friends. As I have mentioned […]

How to Save Money In Australia

Party Animals

Australia is one of the few countries that we have visited on our round the world adventure that $100 USD a day for a family would be very difficult to achieve without being creative. One night alone for accommodation can easily reach $100+ and this does not even begin to factor in food, transportation, or […]

RTW Budget: One Month in Australia

Harbor Bridge and Sydney Opera House at night

For the month of August, we were in Australia. We spent three weeks house sitting in a rural area outside of Melbourne and then flew to the beautiful city of Sydney. We stayed in Sydney for 4 days and then drove north to the town of Casino where we helped out on a permaculture farm […]

Three Days in Sydney on a Budget

Sydney Opera House

Before we started our around the world trip we asked our daughter, Sydney, where in the world she wanted to go. Without pause, she said Sydney, Australia. Sydney, the city not our daughter, is renown for being one of the most expensive cities in the world to visit and can easily wreak havoc with anyone’s […]

RTW Budget: One Month in Bali

Gunung Kawi

For the month of July we stayed in the beautiful, but very touristy town of Ubud, Bali and then at the end of the month we flew to Melbourne, Australia. By the end of our stay in Bali, we really had mixed feelings about the island. We enjoyed exploring the rice fields of Ubud and […]