54 days in The States, because travel does not exist without home.

Long-term Travelers visiting home: 54 days in The States

Before we arrived back in America from our ‘Round the World journey, we already had an exit strategy. During our housesit in London, we had agreed to a second housesit in Melbourne, Australia that was set to commence at the end of July – essentially bookending our time at home between two housesits.… Read the rest


Post-RTW: Back to the (un)familiar

Our arrival back into the United States after our year-long journey around the world was a bit of a bumpy ride. Once we got out of the Philadelphia airport, we anticipated things getting a little easier. Although we relish in the foreignness of each place we have visited over the past year, in our post-RTW (‘Round the World) travel, we were actually looking forward to the simplicity of the familiar.… Read the rest


Fizzle, Sizzle, Bust: A lackluster welcome back from our RTW trip

Fizzle, Sizzle, Bust: A lackluster welcome back from our RTW trip

Instead of the momentous celebration we had anticipated when we got back to the United States, it was more like fizzle, sizzle, bust. After journeying around the world for 386 days, we got a lackluster welcome back from our RTW trip.… Read the rest