In 47 days, we’ll be on a plane out of the United States. We’re in the final stages of planning, and it’s really all happening. I think about the progression of this trip over the last year — from a thrilling idea that scared the shit out of me to a soul-filling adventure I would Read Post
Points of View
Our impressions of the world around us, from random musings to articles that stray from black and white advice.
I tell ya, we never expected that planning a round-the-world (RTW) trip would require so much research and so many details. Every week, we find ourselves adding more items to our to-do list than we’re crossing off. I personally want to get to the fun part of shopping for the clothes and other items that Read Post
Our round-the-world trip is an extended honeymoon, but also a mini-retirement. A break from real world “obligations” to pursue our passions of traveling, learning about the world and experiencing new things…
To help get a sense of where our rtw trip will take us, we started making a bucket list of places we definitely have to visit, festivals we want to attend and random things we want to do (such as volcano boarding). Then I started thinking about all the awesome experiences I’m not adding to Read Post
My 30-pound pack weighed heavy on my hips. As sweat gathered underneath my insulated Marmot jacket, I frantically searched the airport departures screen for my 11:40 a.m. flight from Prague to Madrid. It wasn’t there. I checked my watch. 10 a.m. My left thumb picked nervously at the nail of my middle finger as questions Read Post