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BRITNEE’S REVIEW OF HER ORIGINAL PACKING LIST

Is it possible to fit everything you need to live on for one year around the world into a backpack? To go from a 953-square-foot living space and squeezing it into a 43-liter backpack was quite the challenge...
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HOW MUCH IT COST US TO TRAVEL THE WORLD

It’s time for us to answer the question you’re all wondering — how much did we end up spending to travel the world? First, let's break down the costs into the five “legs” of our trip, grouping...
Britnee makes a break for it across Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia.

WHAT IT’S LIKE TO COME HOME

On my final flight I was struggling to stay awake after 24 hours in transit. I wouldn’t allow myself to fall asleep though — I was minutes away from coming home! As we began to descend over the Wasatch...
Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh Bus

CAMBODIA BORDER CROSSINGS BY BUS

Mark and I felt uneasy when we heard news of the missing AirAsia flight that was later found crashed in the sea last December. We were in Thailand at the time and just two weeks prior we had flown with AirAsia...
Snickers, Annapurna Base Camp, Annapurna Sanctuary, Annapurna Circuit, Nepal, Trekking in Nepal,

AN ODE TO SNICKERS

More Chinese hot pot or fermented mare’s milk? You must be mad. If I see more of that on the menu I’ll most likely gag.    Anymore diarrhea-inducing curry and I’ll resort to violent...
Blue Planet Hostel - Paris, France
2.8

BLUE PLANET HOSTEL IN PARIS

We had originally booked Blue Planet Hostel in Paris for six nights, but by the fourth night we opted out to stay in a private room at another hotel. Blue Planet Hostel had some inconveniences like only one...
High Street Hostel - Edinburgh, Scotland
3.9

HIGH STREET HOSTEL IN EDINBURGH

When looking for hostels in Edinburgh, Scotland, we were drawn to High Street Hostel mainly because of its cool exterior. It has  an old-looking castle facade on the outside, and was fun and quirky on the...
Wayfarers Hostel in Penrith, England
4.8

WAYFARERS HOSTEL IN PENRITH

We chose to spend a night at Wayfarers Hostel in Penrith before heading to the Lake District. When we first arrived we didn't realize that staff weren't around in the early afternoon. There was a sign posted...
Eiffel Tower, Paris

A DREAM COME TRUE TO SEE THE EIFFEL TOWER

I studied French in junior high and high school for a total of five years. I'm ashamed to say I don't remember much of it (Utah doesn't use French a lot.) A time it could've been useful would've been in Paris...
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THAT ONE TIME WE WERE CANADIANS

Should we go to Russia or not? It was a dream of ours to ride on the Trans-Siberian and it was something we had always planned to do on our trip. However, we were hesitant when the time came to apply for our...
Salzburg, Austria

A DAY IN SALZBURG

It almost felt like home while visiting the "city of salt" in Salzburg, Austria. Coming from Salt Lake City, I didn't realize that "salz" meant salt and that I'd be visiting what could be the sister city of my...
Amsterdam, Netherlands

ANNE FRANK IN AMSTERDAM

While in Belgium, my friends and I took a day trip from Brussels to Amsterdam to visit Anne Frank's house. We were caught in a downpour as soon as we stepped off the train in Amsterdam. So with newly...