Follow the blacktop from Munich to Berlin at a top speed of 220 kilometers per hour (roughly 137 mph).
Seven subways. Seven cities around the world. Submit your guesses below. The clock’s ticking. First one who gets them all right wins. Guess as many times as you like. Even wild stabs are appreciated. Whoever is closest by midnight on May 27th (Pacific Standard Time) takes the crown. Helpful hints: Listen carefully to the […]
Watch our family chase the myth of the “Perfect Moment” deep into the Sahara Desert.What we actually discovered out there was the meaning of “irony.” Once we arrived at our overnight camp in the desert, and darkness forced our cameras to stop rolling, the ephemeral “Perfect Moment” was quickly shaken off. It was replaced by […]
From the moment we thought about the trip, we imagined crossing the Straits of Gibraltar to be this grand romantic moment — moving from one continent to another across the sea. But the more we read about the logistics of actually schlepping to the boat, getting tickets, the horror stories about the buses and taxis […]
Here’s a little something you should know about riding an elephant. Having done it three times — in Laos, Thailand, and now India — it’s a meditative, almost soothing experience, balancing on a loveseat strapped to the elephant’s back, lumbering along with the giant beast through the jungle. Our first two pachyderm rides were essentially […]
It’s a five and a half hour drive from Delhi to Jaipur. We took a detour. Please watch what we discovered.
On our first day in India, we climbed aboard a couple rickshaws to explore the narrow crowed streets of Old Delhi. We had been offered many rickshaw rides all over Asia and had always refused them, thinking they were either a waste of money or “that’s what tourists do” (though we are tourists of course, we […]
We could have flown from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh. The flight is less than an hour, but by the time you get to the airport, check in, wait, fly, land, collect your luggage, go through immigrations, customs, it’s much more than an hour. And we’d already flown 27 times. Besides the flight […]
Every now and then, the simplest lessons about life and travel and happiness and adventure can be boiled down to just a couple tiny words. For example: