Christmas in New Zealand and Australia

Christmas in New Zealand and Australia comes in the summertime so it was a bit different for us, northerners… [more]

Christmas in New Zealand and Australia Christmas in New Zealand and Australia

Never too old: Learning how to surf in our 50s

During our 3+ year journey around the globe we try to experience new things and seek adventure outside… [more]

Never too old: Learning how to surf in our 50s Never too old: Learning how to surf in our 50s

Hidden remnants of the Cold War in Berlin

I was strolling along Bernauer Strasse during a foggy night typical of Berlin. The low-lying mist shrouded… [more]

Hidden remnants of the Cold War in Berlin Hidden remnants of the Cold War in Berlin

Odd America: Visiting Carhenge in Nebraska

We've taken road trips all over the world but still love driving around America the most due to the wide… [more]

Odd America: Visiting Carhenge in Nebraska Odd America: Visiting Carhenge in Nebraska

The 10 spookiest ghost towns in America

It's that time of year with Halloween approaching that we start thinking of all things haunted. Here… [more]

The 10 spookiest ghost towns in America The 10 spookiest ghost towns in America
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Local flavor: Trying reindeer sausage in Alaska

by Michael on December 9, 2014

Anchorage’s Town Square Park on West 5th Avenue is a festive place. Particularly during the summer when the waning orange glow of the sun at 11 pm sort of makes it feel like sunrise. Which got me in the mood for breakfast, or was it the dueling smoke wafting my way from the three reindeer […]

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Christmas in New Zealand and Australia

by Michael on December 2, 2014

Christmas in New Zealand and Australia comes in the summertime so it was a bit different for us, northerners raised with visions of a “White Christmas.” In Auckland, we stood on the sidewalk waiting for the Santa Parade and took in the crowd around us; it was the usual mix of families, old-timers and teens traveling […]

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Never too old: Learning how to surf in our 50s

by Michael on December 1, 2014

During our 3+ year journey around the globe we try to experience new things and seek adventure outside our comfort zone. Earlier in the year we rode horses for the first time and later Larissa flew an aerobatic plane upside down in Las Vegas. Which was how we found ourselves bobbing up and down on the […]

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How Airbnb will change the way you travel

by Larissa on November 22, 2014

Michael and I have been on the road for over three years now with no fixed address, yet people still ask us where we call home. We finally have a good answer: we live at Airbnb. We thought it would be useful to explain how Airbnb works. We don’t work for them, nor do we live […]

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Oh to be present at the first Thanksgiving in the Americas; a hearty feast to celebrate surviving a difficult ordeal, indigenous people looking on, and settlers clad in Spanish conquistador helmets . . . wait, what? The Pilgrims wore shiny metal helmets?

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Your Independence Day: How to live a nomadic life

by Michael on November 14, 2014

We’ve been on the road for over three now with no home and no fixed address. Whenever we meet people they are surprised that we are true nomads. The first question we often get is, “How do you live a nomadic life?” Here are some tips for wandering the world. How to live a nomadic life […]

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We’re experienced world travelers but that doesn’t mean we don’t occasionally make stupid mistakes. From flushing frogs down the toilet to being mistaken for a dominatrix, here are our top ten travel mistakes, so far:

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Footprints at My Lai

by Michael on November 13, 2014

On a gray, overcast day I was driving by endless miles of verdant green rice paddies to the central Vietnamese hamlet of Son My. In 1968 this was the site of the notorious incident known as the My Lai Massacre; when American soldiers killed over five-hundred civilians, mostly old men, women and children and then […]

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