Archive for August, 2010

In Defence of Long-Term Travel

In Defence of Long-Term Travel

| August 25, 2010 | 15 Comments

We’re all here for the travel—and it’s a rare occurrence when the medium becomes more interesting than the message. But that’s what happened over the past few weeks in the travel blogosphere with a few classic posts.

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Looking Back: Elizabeth J Cottages, Bonavista

Looking Back: Elizabeth J Cottages, Bonavista

| August 24, 2010 | 6 Comments

The cottage, shot through with sun, beckons us awake. Where there was one are now two icebergs—the night having grown a twin, imperceptibly spinning in the light gravity of morning.

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Vote to Name Our Newsletter!

Vote to Name Our Newsletter!

| August 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

We’ve narrowed the list of potential newsletter names from just over thirty to ten of our favourite choices. As we think all of these suggestions would serve as excellent names forour newsletter, our work is done—we’re ready to turn things over to you!

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Hackpacking: Vodka’s many uses

Hackpacking: Vodka’s many uses

| August 17, 2010 | 31 Comments

When faced with a lack of laundry facilities—or a prohibitively expensive laundry service—Kathryn and I have learned to do what many backpackers have before us…

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What We’re Reading: August 13, 2010

What We’re Reading: August 13, 2010

| August 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

Each Friday, we share those sites and articles—those interesting links—that we are currently reading or have recently read.

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Cheap Trick: A review of Tim Leffel’s ‘World’s Cheapest Destinations’

Cheap Trick: A review of Tim Leffel’s ‘World’s Cheapest Destinations’

| August 10, 2010 | 9 Comments

For the round-the-world traveller who is planning an adventure, Leffel’s book will prove to be a good tool and a good jumping-off point.

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What We’re Reading: August 6, 2010

What We’re Reading: August 6, 2010

| August 6, 2010 | 2 Comments

Each Friday, we share those sites and articles—those interesting links—that we are currently reading or have recently read.

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Four things we did right in our first year of travel blogging

Four things we did right in our first year of travel blogging

| August 5, 2010 | 12 Comments

We share the four most important elements that contributed to our success in our first year of travel blogging.

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A Checklist for Planning and Preparing for Your RTW Trip

A Checklist for Planning and Preparing for Your RTW Trip

| August 3, 2010 | 8 Comments

We’ve drawn together this ever-evolving pre-departure checklist from a number of sources around the web and in print and are sharing it with our readers.

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Travel bloggers—you’re doing RSS wrong!

Travel bloggers—you’re doing RSS wrong!

| August 2, 2010 | 18 Comments

Travel bloggers—if you only offer an excerpt of your content through an RSS feed, you’re doing it wrong (in our humble opinion, of course).

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Best of Two Go RTW: July 2010

Best of Two Go RTW: July 2010

| August 1, 2010 | 3 Comments

Looking for something great to read? Check out our ‘Best of the Month’! In it we feature our fabulous five: our five most-read posts, our five busiest comment contributors and our five top referring sites.

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