Lori on boat in Koh Phangan

Have you ever dreamed of traveling around the world?

We did too. And after many years of dreaming, and many months of planning, we went on an 8.5 month trip around the world from February – October 2013! Although the big adventure is over, we will continue to blog about our experiences, future travels, and new home town – Los Angeles.

See details about our travel planning and the world trip itinerary.


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