After returning home I've had about 3 months to reflect on our year long trip. Here are some things I've come to realize. They are in no particular order. Life is short, we are all going to die, so why not take a year off and travel the world? This is how I have summed … Continue reading Sorting It All Out
There was a lot of anticipation as to what our re-entry experience would be like after spending the past year travelling to 11 countries and now returning to home in New Hampshire. Friends and family kept bringing up things like "re-entry", "culture shock", "back to reality", etc. I tried to picture what things would be … Continue reading We’re back. (In NH, that is).
Pretty soon our stay in Ecuador is coming to an end. We've been here nearly 2 months and really only explored 2 areas, Quito and Loja. Quito is the sprawling capital sitting at over 9000 feet and Loja is a small city in the south with a laid back vibe. There an abundance of parks … Continue reading Why I need another 2 months in Ecuador
Taking a year off and traveling the world was not on my bucket list. Owning a business that I could step away from time to time to explore or relax was. I've owned 3 businesses over the course of my life and my goal with each of those businesses was to at some point be … Continue reading Zero to 60, fear setting, this in-between time, and what’s next.
We arrived in Quito, the capital of Ecuador, on 8/31/2018. The city of 2.5 million sits at 9350 feet above sea level so you need to give yourself a little time to get used to the elevation. Some visitors experience altitude sickness so it's best to take it easy and notice what's going on with … Continue reading Ecuador
The last time we checked in with an itinerary was 5/17/2018, with 12 countries on the list at that time - India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, South Africa, Uruguay, Peru, Ecuador, Columbia. Things continued to change. Here's what we finally ended up with: India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, South Africa, Brazil, Peru, and Ecuador. India … Continue reading The Ultimate Itinerary.
I get asked this question a lot. The answer? The people we've met. People like our friend MP (Mahipal Singh) in Rishikesh, India, who picked us up at the airport, at night, drove us to our apartment, and then went back to his restaurant, cooked us dinner, and delivered it us. We met MP on … Continue reading What is the best part about travelling the world?