Next Up: Our Ireland Road Trip

Ireland is one of the few countries in Europe that has eluded us all these years. An upcoming road trip around Ireland to discover its landscape, meet its people, and capture a few stories – with a focus on the in-between places – aims to correct that. … [Read more...]

Speaking at Conferences, Hiding in Yurts: An Update

Mt. Rainier on a Clear Day - Seattle

This is a story about crisscrossing North America, speaking to audiences in Vancouver, Miami and Denver, recharging in a defunct hippie commune outside of Seattle, preparing to speak to 1,000 people in Portland, and apologizing for withholding a few pages of our story from you over the last couple of weeks. … [Read more...]

TBEX ’10: Where Travel Blogging Meets Speed Dating

This weekend, Audrey and I will be shaking hands and kissing babies, schmoozing and pressing flesh at a meet-and-greet with the well-traveled. Those of you in the circle know it as TBEX. To those of you outside the world of travel blogging -- yes, Virginia, there really is such a thing -- it's the Travel Blog Exchange conference.As we dropped in on PREBEX, an ad … [Read more...]

Coming to America: Sharing Our Journey at Home

Only two days ago, we were learning about biodynamic Chilean wines and ziplining through vineyards in the hills outside Santiago, Chile.Just yesterday, en route from Santiago to New York City, we took advantage of a long layover to peek into and poke around the colonial streets of Bogota, Columbia.Today we arrived in New York. (We are writing this on a … [Read more...]