Intermission

BLINK_ANOTHER YEAR

My mind is blown because it’s already been a year since we returned from our Intermission. I am a variation of the woman I was pre-departure, and while no life is without challenges, I’m really liking this new person. There…

CHILE: TIERRA DEL FUEGO

When listing off dream vacation destinations, Punta Arenas likely didn’t make your cut. The summer temps top out around 60 degrees, the wind is a constant reminder that you are standing in a subpolar oceanic climate, and let’s just say that…

CHILE: TORRES DEL PAINE

It is a land where nature reins supreme. The wind can knock you to the ground, and the cold can chill you to the bone. The sun shines around eighteen hours a day in the summer, and with the ozone hole just…

ONE YEAR LATER

A little over a year ago, we spent our last 24 hours in our former lives. We handed in our work keys, and exchanged them for adventure hats. It was scary, empowering, and chalk full of the unknown. Holding court back in…

CHILE: SANTIAGO

When we landed in Santiago, it felt like we had spent the previous few days running top speed across the world. My brother’s beautiful wedding took place in Cincinnati just before our departure, so our travel schedule was tight. We had one day…

THE END OF THE OPEN ROAD

With two weeks of van living left, we were excited to check off the harder to reach destination sites of Carlsbad Caverns and White Sands National Monument, both in New Mexico. Unfortunately, traveling life, much like regular life, sometimes doesn’t happen the way…

THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST

Six weeks into campervan living, we ventured in to the American southwest ready for warm weather, gorgeous sunsets, and those wild desert landscapes. While we looked forward to exploring the vast openness of Arizona, the highlight of the trip was to be a…