Planning

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Resolution Solutions 2012

In May of 2011, we began our second around-the-world trip. Now almost eight months in, the New Year has begun, and it seems like a good time to look both…

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Bon Voyage

We are sitting in the international terminal at LAX. Off again. The past few days were a whirlwind of mental checklists: travel insurance, notifying credit card companies of travel plans…

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Relaunch

It’s been too long since we’ve posted regularly, and hopefully that’s about to change. Part of the silence has been due to the fervent planning and plotting that’s been going…

Proposed Routing

Since the year-long Coke Zero tour ended a couple of weeks ago, we’ve spent lots of time contemplating what’s next.   Inevitably, between the snow and the lack of income,…

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Packing for Our First RTW

Whew! One week ahead of time and we’re finished with packing. It was a dry run, to make sure everything fit in the backpacks, and so far so good. Here’s…

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Getting Stuck, round 2!

We are officially done with our preventative shots. WOO HOO!!! That makes a total of eight shots. We made a trip into Boston again, this time with Jim Close (aka….

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Getting Stuck

So the date we both were not looking forward to finally came- The travel doctor visit at the immunization clinic at Tufts Medical Center in Boston! After a long talk…

Route Decisions

There are various schools of thought regarding buying tickets for a multi-destination or around-the-world,  trip.  With a “round-the-world” or similar fare with one of the major airline alliances (Oneworld, Skyteam…

Off we go.

This first (Round the World) is being embarked upon after over a year of thinking, researching, planning, and struggling with desired destinations vs. financially feasible routing. Only when we started…