Category Archives: Travel Adventures

The Memories We Carry

At this point in the party everyone’s four or five deep, perhaps because, as co-workers, we’re not usually out of the office together, but more likely because we’re a bunch of neurotic writers. The get-together is a goodbye for a … Continue reading

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Paris to Shanghai: A Photo Summary of the Trip

16,000 miles through 23 countries. 22 months on the road. Hundreds of friends, adventures, and lessons along the way. Here is a taste, through a handful of photos, of what it was like.

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Our Last Great Voyage through the Boonies: Kunming to Guilin

When the image loaded upon my computer screen, my eyes traced the line as it traveled left to right across the graph. It was anything but flat – the line spiked upwards at kilometers 100, 120, 200, and 300 at … Continue reading

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The Greatest Thing We’ve Sacrificed

Among the joys of travel, there is one aspect of our transitory lifestyle that has always been difficult: lack of community. By virtue of being on the move, we usually don’t know anyone in the places we’re traveling. There is … Continue reading

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It’s Not All Glamour: A Day on the Bike in China

On the wonderful occasions that I get to reconnect with friends at home, I always ask the question: “So what’s new in your life?” With frustrating regularity, I receive the answer: “Oh, nothing you’d be interested in.  It’s not nearly … Continue reading

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