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24 Hours Walking Stockholm

24 Hours Walking Stockholm

A Day in Stockholm (Note: this post was updated 2019) After a great night’s sleep and a hot shower, we headed out to our first adventure in the ...

A Life of Gratitude

I Am Lucky On the way over across the Big Pond, I watched a movie called _About Time_. It was about a time traveler who learns the lesson of ...

5 Hours in the MSP Airport

Killing 5 Hours in MSP Airport Our first stop on our RTW is a five-hour layover in the MSP (Minneapolis-St Paul) airport. So, actually it’s not ...

RTW Boarding Passes are Printed!

Sometimes it’s just the little things. Imagine a little girl giggling uncontrollably–that was me just a few minutes ago as the I printed the ...

14 Years a Dream. Go Big.

First, the Perfect Hand-held Device It was fourteen years ago that I dreamed up the Big Around the World trip. My original date to go was 2005–I ...

Asking for Gluten-Free Meals on International Flights

We are 31 days away from departure for our RTW trip, and the to-do list is still quite long. Today’s tasks included calling the airlines that ...
Clothes to Pack and Shoes for RTW Trip

Clothes to Pack and Shoes for RTW Trip

What to Pack for a RTW Trip Clothes are the most important decision. Go wrong and you could have a miserable time. After much angst, research, and ...
The To Do List for Round the World Travel 65 Days Out

The To Do List for Round the World Travel 65 Days Out

65 Days Until We Leave for RTW Trip Earlier this week, I logged into my Delta account, and it reminded me I had 70 days until my trip. After 10 years ...
True Costs of Visas

True Costs of Visas

The True Costs of Visas (note: this post was updated in 2019) The Visa applications for China and Russia are filled out, documentation copied, and ...

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