How many countries? Twelve: Israel, Jordan, Egypt, England, Germany, India, Japan, USA (5 separate entries, 26 states), Iceland, Finland, Russia, Peru. I'm not counting transit countries (Turkey, UAE) or Canada, although I did some traveling in my home country, too. Other Stats? 14,000 kilometres driven in my car, plus quite a few in tour buses … Continue reading A Year of Travel FAQ
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Perfect Imperfect Travel Day
People ask what it's like to drive so far on my own, so this is what an ordinary day on my US road trip looked like. I woke early in an A-frame cabin by the Belle Fourche River in Hulett, Wyoming, and was out by 7:30; after months of travelling everything in my bag is … Continue reading Perfect Imperfect Travel Day
Sick and Tired: Staying Healthy on the Road
The tickle I tried to ignore turned into a sore throat, quickly followed by congestion and a cough. In the six months I have been on the road in 2019, this is the first time I have been sick. I tried to prevent it. I was travelling with family and one sister fell sick a … Continue reading Sick and Tired: Staying Healthy on the Road
Traveling Solo or with Somebody?
I've hear it several times, from different people as I talk about travelling. "I'd love to go," they say wistfully. "But I don't have anyone to go with." After years of travelling with my partner, my family, or friends, this year I have discovered travelling solo. Much of it is not by choice, as it … Continue reading Traveling Solo or with Somebody?