Abby and Weston Tanner are full-time travelers and the founders of WestbyAdventures.com. They are slow travelers, usually living in a country for the maximum time allowed on a tourist visa. They prefer staying with host families through the web platform Workaway, which allows them to work in exchange for food and housing. This not only enables them to dive into a culture for several months at a time, but often results in lifelong friendships. Abby and Weston chronicle their adventures in 5-10 minute videos on their website, showcasing their love of nature and interesting jobs around the world. They have previously worked on a horse and sheep farm in Iceland, lived with an indigenous family of Sami reindeer herders in northern Norway, and worked on Europe's largest privately-owned island, Lambay Island in Ireland.
On the northeastern corner of Switzerland, along the border of Austria and Germany is the picturesque town of Appenzell. Don’t be fooled by its seemingly quiet charm. Appenzell ...On July 10, 2016 / By Abby and Weston Tanner