Chris on October 1st, 2009

Okay, sorry for the delay in our writing; we’ve been busy adjusting to our life back in the states. But, I hope you are now ready for the extremely exciting and much anticipated budget post. When we were researching our trip one thing that we could not find was any type of good world travel [...]

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Jodi on September 10th, 2008

Embarking on this trip was no simple feat. We believe hitting the road would be significantly more difficult without the help of our RTW saviors. Here´s a shout out to those folks that are storing our belongings and caring for Lucy. Sylvia and Dave We are not sure how we will ever be able to [...]

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Jodi on August 27th, 2008

When planning RTW travel, one of the most complicated matters to settle is whether to purchase RTW tickets through one of the large airline alliances (OneWorld or Star) or piece together one-way tickets all on your own. Ticketing through one of the alliances is a crazy, complicated endeavor. I am still dumbfounded at how anyone manages [...]

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Jodi on August 25th, 2008

Lately, we have been trading off on the sleepless nights. Well, actually Chris has only had one–but I often wake him during mine so I count that as though we are in the same boat. Concerns over how far we can stretch our funds seems to be the highest ranking, but it is the thoughts [...]

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Chris on August 15th, 2008

Since we are leaving for a year, we really needed to whittle down our possessions. This a necessity for storage reasons, but it also just makes me feel good ridding ourselves of excess baggage. Overall our yard sale worked out pretty well; we advertised online using craigslist, and we put up signs the day of to entice some [...]

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