In the first post in this series, you learned how Beth and I use Trello, Evernote, Instagram, Panoramio, Chimani and Google Maps to start trip planning and decide where we’re going. In reality, that part of planning really only scratches the surface, as there are many more factors that affect how we get to where we’re going.
In this post, you’ll learn about several additional tools we use to figure out exactly how we’re going to get there, taking into account time, distance, clearances, grades and fuel costs. Read More →
If you're planning a cross country road trip, you probably know just how much time and effort it takes to figure out where to go, how to get there, where to stay, what to do, and how much money you need to budget for gas, food, lodging (or camp sites), adventures and activities.
After only 8 months on the road, Beth and I have already learned a lot about road travel and trip planning, and we want to share some of the most valuable tips and tricks we've picked up along the way. Hopefully this guide will help answer some of your “How Do I?” questions about trip planning and road tripping! Read More →
As Beth and I have cavorted around the country together over the past 7 months in our new home, we’ve learned a lot about road trip planning that we never considered before. What follows are the successive revelations that led us to the conclusion that one normally “plans” trips like these, and that by doing so, we might find the journey to be simultaneously easier, cheaper and much less stressful.
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This morning, I’m sitting in a secure facility wearing a visitor badge and a bright-red lanyard labeled “Escort Required.” I’m here to take part in a Software and Supply Chain Assurance Working Group meeting, and it’s the first time I’ve donned my monkey suit and hopped on a plane to travel for business in at least six months. Read More →