RTW in 4 Seasons: A Packing List for Carry-on Travel across 6 Continents

What to pack? This was one of the first questions I asked myself after deciding to leave my job and travel the world, and it took a while to answer. When your entire life is packed in a carry-on sized backpack, each and every item inside needs to serve a purpose commensurate with the space … More RTW in 4 Seasons: A Packing List for Carry-on Travel across 6 Continents

Six Tips: Navigating the Moroccan Desert by Campervan

Morocco is a beautiful country filled with diverse landscapes packed into a relatively small space, making it ideal for overland exploration. After spending a couple of weeks meandering through the medinas of Marrakech and Essaouira, we were ready for an adventure on the open road. Images of sand dunes and Berber villages pulled us toward … More Six Tips: Navigating the Moroccan Desert by Campervan

A Welcome Mooring

Brandon and I are in the midst of a travel lull at the moment. We began this adventure without a detailed plan of where to go and when, opting instead for the relative freedom of booking travel on short notice and moving along at our own pace. Since Romania, we’ve moved quite a bit: In … More A Welcome Mooring

Romania: Compelling and rich. Delicious, but filling.

Traveling southeast from Budapest on the train to Transylvania, we weren’t sure what to expect. We chose to visit Romania, because it seemed to have everything we were looking for in our next destination: incredible mountains, friendly people, and places that are a little more off the beaten path. Our intel was solely based on … More Romania: Compelling and rich. Delicious, but filling.

Gettin’ Hygge with It

We’ve been in Romania for over a week now, so I figured it’s about time for a post about our transition from Scandinavia to Central Europe. After Stockholm, we spent three days in Copenhagen (København to the Danes) before jetting southeast to Budapest, which served as a bridge to traipsing about Transylvania. One of the best … More Gettin’ Hygge with It

Winning the lottery

On Monday, we loaded up the car again (minus our trusty rooftop carrier and several hundred pounds of stuff) and left San Jose for our next stop: Yosemite National Park. Brandon grew up going to Yosemite, but I had never been. He was probably as excited to show it to me as I was to … More Winning the lottery