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The Ever Changing Itinerary

7 or 8…. I think that is the number of times my itinerary has changed. Planning a 3 month trip is always tough; planning a 3 month trip for the first time to places you’ve only read about in Dickens novels and seen on Rick Steves specials on TV is one that requires several attempts, multiple glasses of wine and finger crossing. 1,142 more words


Kilimanjaro Fundraising Update: A Quarter of the Way There!

I recently began a fundraising campaign through GoFundMe in order to climb Kilimanjaro this December, at the close of my semester-long study abroad in Tanzania.  So far, the fundraising has been a great success!   140 more words


Planning for a trek in Sarek National Park - route, travel and costs

Around February this year all my waking thoughts were dominated by my planned trip to Sarek National Park later this summer. If I was not trying to find blogs in English I was watching YouTube videos, anything to give me a sense of what I am letting myself in for. 1,632 more words


May I introduce to you...

… Carlito.

Carlito is my Deuter Aircontact 50 + 10 SL backpack, specially designed for female travellers, so slightly shorter than the standard version, his shoulder straps are narrower and shorter and his waist belt is also adjusted for female hips, which are usually a bit different shaped than male hips ;) Furthermore, he has a front opening which makes it much easier to find your stuff in it, different compartments in and outside, and a rain cover. 190 more words


The inlands of Spain: Barcelona to Madrid

From Barcelona we drove across the country to Madrid. To do so we drove along the inlands of the country. The inland of Spain was very deserted with no houses or signs of inhabitants.   217 more words


Planning a Disney Trip with a Special Diet: Off-site or On-site?

Last Friday we talked about our travel planning and group rates available through our travel partner, but we also wanted to provide you with a few more details on staying off-site versus on-site for the weekend of the convention (or your trip surrounding it!) 988 more words



In anticipation of our impending road-trip I have been pulling up my rough itinerary on google maps, getting out the map box and checking to see if I have the maps I want to take and also plugged a few of the stops I know we want to make into the navigation on my phone.   435 more words