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Travel Apps We Love

February 7, 2013

MapsWithMe Pro An offline map app.  Amazing. With MapsWithMe free edition you can download full maps for any country in the world and navigate new areas down to the street level in the same way...

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What’s in Dan’s Bag?

February 5, 2013

I am packing my Osprey convertible suitcase and day pack and Clik camera bag. Clothes 1 pair jeans 1 pair quick dry shorts 1 pair board shorts 1 pair athletic shorts 1 long sleeve button...

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Medicine and Toiletries

February 3, 2013

Here are all the medicines and toiletries we are bringing.  We have a clear toiletries bag each, and one additional bag for pills and other non-liquids.  We like GoToobs for liquid and pill containers.  Most...

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We finished packing today and we were able to fit everything into two carry-on bags and two back packs.  We had about three rounds of eliminating clothes and items that just wouldn’t fit.  Here are...

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The year was 2007.  Twitter wasn’t even one year old yet, Pinterest didn’t exist yet, and Gary Arndt quit his job and launched a travel blog long before most people knew what a blog was....

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A popular question we’re asked when telling others about our trip and itinerary is, “Where do you even start planning?!”  Well, like most travels, I started by googling.  Here is a list of sites I...

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5 Whoas & 5 Woes

January 22, 2013

We are less than two weeks away from leaving on our 18-month round-the-world trip.  We are scrambling to finish all the last-minute details and tasks needed to disappear for 18 months.  Get a glimpse into...

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What’s In Alissa’s Bag?

November 3, 2012

I’m packing with my Osprey convertible suitcase with zip-off backpack and an eBags Piazza Day bag with tons of pockets. I removed a few things after this picture, to make room 🙂 Clothes 3 long sleeve...

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