3 months until 2011

I thought an update is overdue… It’s 3 months until the year, and we’re still no closer in making the decision on when exactly we’re going to leave next year. At this point, we know we’re not leaving in the summer, leaning towards fall for reason explained below, but really, if I don’t have a …

Progress. Sort of.

lonely planet guidebooks

After a hard look at finances and job situation (will I or will I not have a job after September, that is the question), we decided that we should cut back on the geographical areas of places we’re visiting as well as shifting the time frame such that we spend more time in cheaper areas. …

Visa Matters

If you are a US citizen, or a EU citizen… it seems that travelling abroad becomes as simple as getting your passport and your suitcase ready. There are, like, 3 countries that require entry visa for US citizens. And most probably, you don’t want to go there anyway. Ok, maybe not literally 3… but it …

Setback

I just got a full time job. That, and the fact that skiing season is here mean that I barely have time to do any research for the trip. Or write a proper a blog entry containing more than 60 words. On the plus side: the extra money is nice. When I’m not spending it …

RTW Planning Tools

lonely planet guidebooks

So far, the best RTW planning tools I can find are Lonely Planet books (which I use exclusively, mostly because of the fact that I’m already so used to how the information is laid out that other guidebooks tend to confuse me) and AirTreks.com’s interactive TripPlanner. I love how you’re not only able to craft …