Matt, an ex-automobile sales manager, and Jessica Johnson, an ex-billing specialist, decided to quit their jobs, sell everything they owned and bought a boat to live the dream on a $1,000 per month budget since August, 2011. They’ve visited 16 countries so far. The couple said: “Our lives were the typical American Dream. Go to school, get married, buy a house, start a career. So far we’ve also left out the part of having 2.5 kids. For too long we had spent all of our weekends in front of the TV without ever doing anything productive or enjoyable. We realized this needed to change.” Continue reading for photos of their journey.