Tag: Planning


I spent more hours than I care to admit researching what luggage to bring, and finally decided on two 65L wheeling backpacks (from Osprey) and a daypack for each of us (also from Osprey for no other reason that I’d run out of energy to look into other brands). We debated the backpack-versus-wheeling-bag question for…

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Ten months, two continents, and twelve countries. Ethiopia Uganda South Africa Namibia or Botswana (maybe) India Myanmar Thailand Vietnam Cambodia Laos South Korea Japan

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My husband Nico is a professor in the public university system in New York City, which means we’re rich by most standards in the world except for the one where we live. In our hometown of Brooklyn, his job and mine as a freelance writer make us rich in time and freedom, except that it…

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