Forks and Jets

The true story of a couple or amateur foodie travelogues going around the world


For our year on the road, we packed a lot of stuff into two relatively small backpacks. We spent a lot of time researching gear, reading packing lists and visiting REI — finally being confident about our whole inventory. Six months later some things have changed, but most have stayed the same. Here’s a quick look at what’s been working for us, and what hasn’t — including some notes about shopping for gear abroad. Read more

Six Months Later, Six Pounds Heavier

Team Rees is robbed at the Southeastern-most point of the European Continent! Read more

Pirates of the Algarve

An idea of our budget and route in Peru — full of (we hope) good tips and ideas for a first-timer to the land of the Incas. Read more

Paying for Peru

Perú has amazingly diverse terrain and climates from dry grassy fields, to glaciers above the tree line, down into a nearly perpetual cloud forest (more meadow than forest). Even an actual tropical jungle with waterfalls and creeping vines. Here’s how to climb and fall over a 1,000 meters a day. Read more

The Highest We’ve Ever Been

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