How We Flew for Free, and How You Can Too

How We Flew for Free, and How You Can Too

When we talk to people about the logistics of how we made our trip work, one thing that always seems to surprise people is the fact that we did not pay for a single long-haul international airplane ticket during the entire year. We flew on all of these flights for (basically) free: Houston -> Mumbai…

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Our approximate path to date, from Houston, Texas to Amasra, Turkey,

Six Months of Travel: By The Numbers

We just celebrated our six-monthaversary of travel, and we thought it would be fun to take a look at where we’ve been and what we’ve done, by the numbers. Miles Traveled: 45,315. This is “as the crow flies” mostly, so we’ve actually traveled many more miles, but it’s a good approximation. Modes of Transportation: 13….

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What's in a name?

What’s in a name?

In August of 2013, our friends Sarah and Emily were visiting us in San Diego and we decided to take them to one of our favorite places, Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, to watch the sun set over the Pacific. It’s a gorgeous park that claims a couple miles of clifftop real estate along the Pacific…

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A Crazy Thing Happened Leaving Barnes and Noble

A Crazy Thing Happened Leaving Barnes and Noble

How in the world did this whole thing get started? This is a question we get a lot! It was Spring 2013 and we were in the process of selecting our next ‘big trip’ destination. Since 2007 we had taken one every couple of years (Mexico 2007, Vietnam 2010, France/Italy – Honeymoon 2012)  and we…

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