Our European Trip: Rome… If You Want To

On the morning of March 18th, we finally arrived in downtown Rome, NY. There was a fresh layer of snow over the town and snowdrifts gently covered the sidewalks. One of my favorite details of the town was that the city square is on Floyd Avenue; Rome, GA is in Floyd County. It’s destiny! Since…

How we pack for our trips

Prior to packing up the car to start our road trip to JFK Airport from Atlanta, we first had to pack our luggage! Even though I own a rolling suitcase, I have only used it on one trip – a Greyhound bus trip where I was able to fit a week’s worth of clothes for…

How we book our trips

So, how exactly DO we purchase our Groupon Getaway experiences? I’m glad you asked. As I mentioned, we receive emails from Groupon a few times a week. Once I saw a trip that caught my eye (I always wanted to go to Rome, Italy; Joel always wanted to go to Tokyo, Japan), I logged into…

How we saved for our trip

Many times, when we’re reading travel blogs or scrolling through bloggers on YouTube and Instagram, there’s always one key detail they always seem to gloss over: How do they afford to travel? More often than not, these “travel influencers” say something along the lines of “I decided to quit my job to travel the world…

What is Groupon The Globe?

I have always had a passion for travel. That passion was honed during my formative years as my parents took me to the North Georgia mountains to practice photography, play with our dogs and embrace the mountain living that would go on to define my tomboy personality. As I grew older, my desire to explore…