Monthly Archive: October 2012

Dragonblood trees on Socotra, Yemen.

And… We Have Some Winners!

One of the best things about doing a giveaway? Getting a whole bunch of new travel ideas. To celebrate our 1000th day of travel and...

How Many Countries

How Many Countries Have You Visited?

I’m sometimes asked in interviews, and recently included in a bio, the number of countries I’ve visited. You’d think “How many countries have you visited?”...

Art of Flying Solo

The Art of Flying Solo

Zac is rising 12. That’s the magic age at which many airlines let children fly not as an unaccompanied minor, with a bevy of hosties...

Postcards from Istanbul-12

Postcards from…. Istanbul

We loved Istanbul — and not just Cihangir. The capital of great empires for 1500 years, first Byzantium, then Constantinople, the city forms a boundary...