Category Archives: General Travel

Katy Continues to lead race to 192.

As we start planning our next trip (seriously we’ve already started), I thought I would share a quick update on the country count. With the new countries from this trip, Katy has now been to 34 countries and my count … Continue reading

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We’re home and the pictures are up.

As usual, it’s a bit of a shock to be home, and not just because we left +35 C to arrive to -12 C. One minute you’re sitting on a beach trying to remember a few words of Thai and … Continue reading

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“Are you allergic to fish, or you just don’t like it…”

Our trip home was relatively uneventful. Our flight out of Bangkok to Tokyo left just after 8:00 in the morning and the free hotel shuttle got us to the airport with plenty of time to spare. We managed to get … Continue reading

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Is the extra legroom really worth $75?

And we’re off! Well, as expected, 15 hours is a hell of a long time to spend in a cramped airline seat. I’m not a giant, but I’m tall enough that paying the extra money to be able to choose … Continue reading

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Why are you going there?

“Why are you going there?” It’s amazing how often Katy and I hear this question when we tell people about our next trip. The simple answer is often, we haven’t been there yet. Today the United Nations has 192 Member States each … Continue reading

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