Frequently Asked Questions
Where did you to meet?
We met at North Carolina A&T State University. We lay out the whole story in our About Us page.
How do you afford to travel so much?
We spent almost to two years saving. Reading our blog and following out vlogs help us sustain this lifestyle. We have several ideas in the pipeline that we’re sure you love. Join our email list to be the first to know.
How would you describe your travel style?
Our travel style changes depending on how we feel and the location. That being said, we look for a sense of adventure and authenticity. We usually travel slow spending as much time as possible soaking up each location.
How many countries have you been to?
The value of your travels does not hinge on how many stamps you have in your passport when you get home–and the slow nuanced experience of a single country is always better than the hurried, superficial experience of forty countries
Rolf Potts, Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
We usually don’t like to count countries because we believe traveling is more about the experience. We enjoy slow travel like a month in Santiago Chile. I, Mel, have been to 20+ countries and Kyle has been to 15+ countries. During this year, we another 12 countries.
For more info on specific destination, visit our Destinations page.
Why did you start a blog?
We started The Baileys Go to document our thoughts and our emotions on the journey. We hope to reflect the experiences via the articles, photos, and videos on the blog.
Don’t worry! We didn’t forget about you. We hope to be an invaluable resource for all things travel. Our blogs lay out everything you need to know to have your own travel journey. We hope to inspire people like us to go explore. We provide detailed information that we wish we knew when embarking on our gap year.
What are both of your roles with The Baileys Go?
This constantly changes and we’re still figuring it out. As of writing this, Kyle shoots and edit our vlogs. Melanie shoot and edit our photos. Melanie is behind our social media accounts. Be sure to visit our Instagram or Facebook and say hello!
How can my company work with The Baileys Go?
We are very selective with the companies we work with. If you think you company aligns with our values and mission, please visit our Work With Us page or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.