Best Of

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Explore the best of our overland budget backpacking adventures, road trips, photo essays, encounters with world cities, and dispatches from living and working overseas to help you plan for your next travel adventure or inspire you to start your first!

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Overland Budget Backpacking

From Cape Town to Kampala

105 days, 6,000 miles, 6 African countries.

6 Month Honeymoon in Asia

China, India & SE Asia on a budget.

Six Weeks in Peru & Ecuador

Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, the Amazon & more!

Belize & Guatemala

Antigua, Rio Dulce and plenty of beach time.

Road Trips

California Coast

February ‘Babymoon’ in the sun!

South Africa

Cape Town to Nelspruit via the Wild Coast in 3 weeks.

Around Puerto Rico

Beach-hopping, hiking, and a big surprise!

The Laos Loop

Motorbiking over 300 miles of mud, sweat & tears in Laos.

Belize & Yucatan

Beaches, UNESCO sites & the open road.

Eastern Oregon

Fossil Beds, Painted Hills & the Oregon Alps.

Working/Living Overseas

2+ Years in Laos

Our current adventure with three of us!

12 Months in Southern Belize

Working and living at the edge of the jungle.

Uganda Field Work

Notes from a 30-day assignment researching migration & child soldiers.

Rwanda Field Work

Notes from a 25-day assignment researching vocational training programs.

World Cities

Istanbul

Five days in the Cradle of Civilizations.

Quito

Romantic. Inspiring. And wonderfully unpredictable.

Cape Town

Deceptively European. Thoroughly African. It’s complicated.

Shanghai

The future, on steroids.

Zanzibar

Sultry, evocative, and like nowhere else on earth.

Santo Domingo

Zona Colonial, Comida & Carnival!

Photo Essays

Kathakali

A traditional Kerala (India) dance theater.

Semana Santa: Processions

Ceremony and pageantry of Antigua Guatemala’s Easter Holy Week.

Istanbul’s Bosphorus Straight

Cruising one of the world’s great waterways.

Mozambique’s Fort St. Sebastian

The oldest standing fort in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Noe Owen!