Mike loves going to the ends of the earth — literally. He is fascinated by the farthest points on the compass on each continent, and he had a surprise planned for me in Africa.
My love of history began with the struggle between Rome and Carthage over dominance of the Mediterranean. Today, I walked in the footprints of Hannibal.
Carthage was everything I hoped it would be. Plus, postcards!
Before we left on this around-the-world adventure, I would've said Morocco was my favorite country. Of all the places I'd visited, I loved everything about its culture, landscape, and people. This trip was different.
We crossed the land border from the Spanish exclave of Melilla to the less-visited eastern side of Morocco and found a very different part of the country.
Ready or not, world, here we come!
This trip around the world is like nothing I've ever packed for. We'll be on all seven continents, in more than 150 countries and territories, in all kinds of weather, and doing a huge variety of activities. And we're only …
It may seem like I am tempting fate, but I'm honestly not very concerned about safety and health during this trip. The world simply isn't a scary place for us. It's exciting and foreign and deliciously uncomfortable at times, but …
When it comes to travel, all the planning and money on Earth won't do you any good if you can't present the correct papers to border patrol. And, for an extended trip around the world, the potential paperwork problems are, …
How to Plan a Trip Around the World: Timing Is Everything provides a chronological task list of items that need to be considered for such an adventure.