We Travel Along With Laura

Have you ever wondered how to travel the world on a tight budget while experiencing life-changing adventures? Join us as we chat with Laura Lisensky, a high school biology teacher and host of the "Travel Along with Laura" podcast, who shares her incredible journey from studying in Scotland to serving in the Peace Corps in Benin, West Africa, and beyond.

Travel Tips and Budget Wins from Panama to San Miguel

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

What happens when you combine adventurous spirits with a keen eye on budgeting? Learn how we managed to stay under budget despite unforeseen difficulties and still enjoyed the vibrant cultures and experiences of slow travel.

A Visit to Fabrica Aurora

During our stay in San Miguel de Allende, we took a day to enjoy the art galleries at the Fabrica Aurora. Here are some pictures from our visit

A Soulful Journey through America's Heartland

https://travelswithjimandrita.buzzsprout.com/This episode takes a turn down the path of personal evolution with our guest, Heidi Beierle, an intrepid spirit who pedaled her way from Wyoming to the diverse tapestry of American culture. Heidi's cross-country cycling odyssey is a beacon for anyone looking to unlock the depths of their courage and meet America's heartland with open arms.

Savoring Playa del Carmen and Cozumel

Rita and I waved goodbye to our Knoxville abode, and let the salty breezes of Playa del Carmen become our new lullaby. Our latest episode is a tapestry of tales from our sun-kissed days at Sunset Fisherman's Spa and Resort, to the cultural weave of Cozumel where we rendezvoused with Bel Woodhouse, International Living's Mexico correspondent.

A New Life and a New Perspective on Politics and Patriots

Embarking on a nomadic lifestyle isn't just a leap into the unknown; it's a dance with new horizons. Join us, Rita and Jim Santos, as we swap the familiarity of Knoxville for the sun-kissed beaches of Mexico and the rustic charm of mountain villages, all while debunking the myth that living abroad is an escape from American life.

Tales of a Nomadic Entrepreneur

Our latest episode takes you on a rollercoaster of emotions and destinations. From my own serendipitous turn of events that steered me from Europe to China, to the heart rate monitor business venture that followed, we explore the found and lost opportunities that shape a life less ordinary.

International Banking

Discover how we're securing our retirement savings by side-stepping the unpredictable real estate market and why High Yield Savings Accounts (HYSAs) have caught our eye. We're also unpacking the potential of banking in Uruguay, the financial haven often compared to Switzerland, and how it might just be the safe harbor for our hard-earned funds. Our conversation with Dr. Mark Teuten, a attorney who helps with Uruguayan banking for expats, throws light on managing money in a foreign land.

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