Back to Backpacking

Mexico

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Back to Backpacking

We are sitting in a hostel in Tulum, having newly checked in, and reflecting on our last two weeks of vacationing in Playa. Traveling the world is an amazing, wonderful thing, but taking a break for a good vacation is a fulfilling reminder of what else is out there. We lived the good life in [...]

Fiji Arrivals Gate

Fiji

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Fiji Arrivals Gate

Loaded on an archaic plane filled with glossy eyed honeymooners bound for island paradise, Dave and I found ourselves struggling with a second long haul flight in less than three days. Furthermore, the change from Aeromexico to Air Pacific was a drastic one- a freezing cabin, tiny cardboard-like seats and really bad wine were a [...]

Pre-Trip

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The Final Four

Dave and I prepping for a much needed 1 week summer vacation—likely the last one-week vacation I will have for quite awhile. And likely the last travel experience we’ll have as real vacationers and not backpackers. While mid way through packing it occurred to me that when we return we will be embarking on our [...]