Jeff’s Travel Origin Story

I have the bug bad. I also know when I caught it. It helps me to think of travel and destination a little differently from each other. Travel is planning and executing a journey – not just going to the airport and taking a flight, but the various acts that make up movement away from home – sure, that flight, but also the taxicab to a hotel you’ve never stayed at, or the Tube trip to an unfamiliar neighborhood. Destination …

Nicole’s Travel Origin Story

My family were campers and road-trippers. We stuck to our beautiful state of Oregon, venturing out of our Douglas fir bubble when I was seven to take our turn at Disneyland. I’m not sure which one of my parents threw up their hands at that decision (someone, probably me, had yammered about it nonstop), but we loaded the orange VW camper and drove to California. I can’t say how much planning, if any, took place for this grand adventure. I …