Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
Back in Kansas City

Six months ago today we set foot in the United States for the first time in over a year and a half. It was 5:55am on a Tuesday morning. Back in Brazil The evening before, our hosts had given us a ride to the airport amid some other errands they had to run. Everything we … Read more

costa-rica-road

We have seen a lot of pavement over the past 12 months. Here are nine images that might give you a feel for how the drives have been. 1. Maine, USA – October 2, 2012 2. Badlands, South Dakota, USA – October 13, 2012 3. Snoqualmie Pass, Washington, USA – October 20, 2012 4. Northern … Read more

french-quarter-selfie

So, yeah, we do take the occasional selfie. We feel like it’s excusable, owing to the cool locales and absence of duck lips. Here are ten of our favorites. 1. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA – September 9, 2012 2. Cadillac Mountain, Acadia National Park, Maine, USA – September 28, 2012 3. Montreal, Quebec, Canada – … Read more

oregon-beaches

Over the past twelve months and 25,000 miles we have taken some 8,500 pictures. These are some of the best, or at least some of our favorites. Happy viewing! 1. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA – September 6, 2012 2. Cadillac Mountain, Acadia National Park, Maine, USA – September 28, 2012 3. Montreal, Quebec, Canada – … Read more

Badlands at Sunrise

For the last year we have opened our lives to the people, environments, customs, and experiences of a range of different places within North and Central America. These various aspects of the locations we’ve temporarily called home have gifted us with countless incredible memories and extensive mental reminders of our journey thus far. Now, as … Read more

San Ysidro to Tijuana Border Crossing

We cross borders by land in a CR-V with US passports and our two dogs. We do not carry drugs or weapons or disallowed fruit (usually). These articles are not a definitive guide to crossing borders nor should they be used as a sole source of information. They are our experiences. When, Where, and Which … Read more

Friendsgiving

December 15th, 2012 | Posted by Ian in Celebrations | Food | The Places We've Been | United States - (0 Comments)
Sullivans and Kietzmans at Friendsgiving in Denver

Thanksgiving is the bee’s knees. Is there any other day quite like it? Eat, drink, watch football, doze off, and repeat. For the first time we spent Turkey Day not with family or just the two of us, but with friends, even dubbing the occassion ‘Friendsgiving’ (though a bit of Googling tells us we aren’t … Read more

The Mile High City

December 12th, 2012 | Posted by Brianna in Food | The Places We've Been | United States - (0 Comments)
Snooze

We headed towards Denver with snowy peaks and ski lifts glistening in our eyes. A day or two on the slopes was a special treat we’d been saving for, and it wasn’t until a couple of days before we arrived that we finally came to terms with the fact that it wasn’t going to happen … Read more

Durham Days

December 9th, 2012 | Posted by Brianna in Food | The Places We've Been | United States - (0 Comments)
Peace Out Home Slice - Thanks for the Burrito

Our December with family, though filled to the brim with love and joy, has us a bit distracted from blog writing. So until we get ourselves caught up, here is a throwback from our days in North Carolina. ¬†After living in Durham for 7 months, we moved about 45 minutes east for the next 3 … Read more

Badlands National Park View