Flying to Southeast Asia

It’s finally time to start taking about our around the world travels (RTW). Before we get to the good stuff, here is some information regarding our experiences traveling to southeast Asia to start the trip. We flew out of Dulles International Airport in Washington, DC at 8:30pm on Saturday night on Qatar Airways. We did…

Christmas Time Means New Gear

Over the holidays we have been taking a hiatus from our travels to spend time with family, visit friends, and enjoy the holidays. During our break we are also re-grouping and planning the next portion of our trip; backpacking through southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. The biggest difference for us is that backpacking will…

Backpacks

Right now, Jon and I are the proud owners of three backpacks, each. If you told me a few years ago that hiking as a hobby would require me to buy more than one backpack and spend the money I do for them I would have thought that was crazy. The truth is, I use…

Camping tents

Last year we bought a new tent; our first joint camping purchase! Being the thorough people we are, we did our research before any money was spent. Below is an abbreviated guide to choosing the tent for you, based on what we learned. Car camping vs Backpacking What type of camping will you be doing?…

Gear

Coming Soon. Check back for reviews of our favorite gear and tips on how to pick the right equipment for your travels.