A Map of our Round the World Trip

Thirteen months and twenty-one countries. It’s kind of hard to imagine, which is why I love that map creation tools like this one exist. View Full Size Travel Map at Travellerspoint Looking over our itinerary while I was creating this map both thrilled and exhausted me. I can’t believe we […]

Prague Pride Parade, 2015

The Cliffs of Moher in Ireland.

The Cost of Two Weeks in Ireland

This is it. The very last stop on our trip before we returned home. We hired a car in Dublin and split a grey, rainy week between Galway and Cork, then hung out in grey, rainy Dublin until it was time to head back to New Jersey for the winter […]


The Cost of One Month in the UK

Our second-to-last stop on our RTW trip was the UK. We took the train into London, where we stayed with a friend of mine from college, explored the city, and spent a solid day touring the Harry Potter Leavesden studios. Then we hired a car and drove around in a […]

Models of Harry and Ron on the train to Hogwarts their first year.

Belgian waffles in Bruges/

The Cost of One Week in Belgium

After the Netherlands, we ventured into Belgium, where we met up with some friends we had made way back in New Zealand! We gorged ourselves on chocolate, waffles, beer, and french fries; and yes, we played even more board games–they really are the best way to pass a rainy afternoon. […]


A Change of Pace, a Change of Name

Well, some (okay so┬álike two) big things have happened in the three months since I last posted. The first big thing is that Jeff and I moved in together! We found a nice little town home and promptly set about to decorating it with all sorts of geeky paraphernalia (okay, […]

Cherry blossoms at the National Mall, Washington, D.C.