Monthly Archives: December 2008

Four of the Most Useful Things in Our Backpacks

When heading to a foreign country, you know to bring the basics: your passport, a guidebook, maybe a phrasebook for the local language. But here are some other, less obvious items that have proved invaluable on our travels. And they won’t take up too much space in your luggage. Compact binoculars. We bought a pair… Read More

Our Approach to Travel

Around 2005, we decided we wanted to make some big changes in our lives. We were getting tired of living in a crowded, populous area (Washington, D.C.) that was only going to get more crowded; tired of trying to take care of a big house; tried of spending our days in cars and commuter trains… Read More