Monthly Archives: April 2013

Traveling Light in the Tropics

In a few hours, I leave for Costa Rica on a trip that is unusual in the grand scheme of Next Stop: World. I booked the trip on a whim. I’m going by myself. I haven’t done much planning. I’m … Continue reading

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Red Letter Day

Here’s one for the history books: on Friday, April 19, 2013, we got a letter in our mailbox! Why is that a big deal? That hasn’t happened in over 20 months. One of the myriad logistical challenges of going on … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Unproductive Nomad

Just as I had expectations for our world tour, I had expectations for this period of post-travel limbo. I was going to get so much accomplished. My alternate universe girlfriend Tina Fey put her finger on it when 30 Rock … Continue reading

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Karen Takes the Plunge

After becoming scuba certified in the Great Barrier Reef, I’ve been delving into the deep wherever possible, from Malaysia to Thailand to Bonaire. And Karen has been right there with me- that is, above me, snorkeling up on the surface. … Continue reading

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