woman drinking wine in Tuscany

Thoughts about Traveling Around the World for a Year

The countdown is on…April 1, 2015 is when I will begin my year-long journey around the world, taking me to wherever my heart and camera desires (finances permitting!)

When that time comes, it will have been just over 4 years in the making. In late 2010, I took a giant leap of faith and signed up for a “deferred leave plan” that is available through my employer, which is basically a forced savings plan.  This …