Stories of Travel & Finance

Location Freedom

Do you want to travel more but think it might be too expensive? Follow us as we travel the world and share how inexpensive it can be.

Escape into stories about cultures and places from around the world. Learn how we gained this freedom.


Financial Freedom

Financial Freedom opens the door to more choices in life.  Reaching financial freedom allowed us to leave our corporate jobs and travel the world.

We share tips from our journey towards financial freedom and how we remain free.

Trin and Bonnie in the sunset

Mindful Freedom

Letting go of what holds us back

Recent Posts

Bonnie throwing sand in the air while sitting on a dune in the Sahara desert

A Sahara Desert Sojourn

Endless miles of red sand dunes etched with patterns from the wind as far as the eye can see. Silent and remote with dark skies …

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Trin standing above the oasis at the base of the Monkey Fingers of Dades Gorge.

Stunning Monkey Fingers & Gorges

We pushed our backpacks into the corner of our small private room in “My House” Hostel and headed back out the door for a short …

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Trin standing at a viewpoint over the town of Montejaque, Spain. Limestone mountains point to the sky around it.

Andalusia Splendor

Walking an old Roman road and standing among the pillars in Cordoba bring the long history of Andalusia to life

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We hope to inspire you to live a free and fulfilled life

No one likes to be told what to do and you will never hear us say, “Follow these five steps to be a millionaire” or any such goal. Instead, we tell stories of what we experience to inspire you, stories of what we did, and the mindset behind our decisions. We hope these influence you to choose freedom too on your own personal journey.

43 the age we the age we retired

Blue Doors choosing frugality taking opportunities to live free

Really, the name 43BlueDoors started because we used to drive a beige car with a blue door. We parked it next to the Tesla at our corporate job. It became our icon and the reason that we gave to those who asked how we retired at the age of 43.

Live simply.

We cherish our freedom and want to share a bit of that with others.
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