At 1 a.m. on Jan. 1, as others fade from supplanting the New Year, Joel and Christie Daniel will have lifted off from Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix Az, heading to their brand-new life traveling the world as well as recording their experiences.
“We intended to obtain as near to the new year as feasible,” Joel Daniel, 40, stated. The San Clemente couple were in Arizona on a last browse through with household before flying out. “We intended to begin 2019 with this. Every min of 2019, we desire to travel.”
When they touch down, they’ll remain in Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic, as well as will head to Las Terrenas, a resort community on the Samaná Peninsula on the island’s northeastern side. There the Daniels strategy to see neighborhood beaches, Bonita, Cosón and also Las Ballenas, as well as whale watch, hike and also get a preference of local food as well as beverages at dining establishments along the water.
“I’ll video from the moment we leave the airplane, to getting the taxi, to discovering the bus station to Los Terrenas,” Joel Daniel said.
The couple, who for many years have actually sold and evaluated real estate in Southern The golden state, are beginning 2019 doing something both are enthusiastic concerning and also hope will become a brand-new occupation.
In the last couple of months, they marketed all their items, shut their service and also offered their cars to make the adventure a fact.
The Daniels wish to stop off in a brand-new nation every month. In February, they prepare to head to the Yucatan Peninsula, in March it’s Costa Rica, after that Panama in April. In May, they anticipate to head to Europe, beginning with Greece.
Locations are a mix of locations both wished to experience. Up up until currently, their traveling has been restricted to the USA and Mexico. They just speak English as well as will rely upon Google convert.
Whatever they find out will be recorded on their internet site, 2travelinglovers. com, where they stated they will likewise publish videos and give pointers on items and also taking a trip products they discover helpful along the method — utilizing affiliate advertising and marketing via Amazon.com they wish to make some income with their blog writing during their journeys.
At each area, they desire to check out places not normally documented by vacationers. They claimed they will go into local society and offer suggestions on food and restaurants, discover secret coastlines as well as locations to trek deep into exotic jungles and forests. They’ll also try to find perfect honeymoon places and provide pointers on making that unique celebration also much more charming.
“We’re not remaining in populated areas,” Christie Daniel, 51, stated. “We prepare to spend all our time with citizens, showing their way of life, society and also regional recipes. We wish to offer a day-to-day experience of what it’s like ahead from the UNITED STATE as well as travel to several of these places, some of which are Developing nation.”
The Daniels believed up their plan in very early 2018. Christie Daniel had actually been evaluating realty for 18 years, and Joel Daniel had actually been offering it for a years. They functioned from a home they rented near the coastline in San Clemente, yet understood the needs of the industry actually didn’t make them satisfied anymore.
“It was stressful,” Joel Daniel stated. “We were stressed out. We were tired of refraining something we loved.”
So, they began hatching out suggestions on what to do during day-to-day walks on the San Clemente Coastline Route.
“Most all of the traveling bloggers were all 20-somethings, very few remained in their 40s and also 50s,” Christie Daniel claimed. “Our take will certainly be different. The blog site of several people in their 20s are remaining at hostels, backpacking as well as hitchhiking. We are remaining at nice Airbnbs that do not cost an arm and also a leg. Our objective is to educate pairs in their mid-40s to mid-50s on attractive places in the globe that don’t set you back a fortune and also are a little more on society instead than Americanized.”
The pair has invested eight months dealing with the itinerary. Even on Monday, Dec. 31, they were doing final prep work.
The Daniels intends to return house in December to see household prior to releasing out to Asia in 2020. Both are confident regarding their brand-new year’s endeavor.
“Possibly even more individuals will understand you don’t need to be a multi-millionaire to do this,” Joel Daniel claimed.
“You need to do what makes you pleased,” Christie Daniel included. “We desire to slow down as well as take it all in.”