Forks and Jets

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


Before there was McDonald’s, there was Döner. Read more

Donner Party

Looks like we showed up here right on time. Read more

Budapest on 10,000 a day

Being that we are traveling for a full year, our chances of one bad thing happening would seem to be pretty high. A two week vacation has common enough problems like losing luggage at the airport, or arguably worse, losing a few days to food poisoning. We are hoping the late night kidney stone emergency is our one really bad thing, and the rest of the trip moves smoothly. Read more

Killing two birds with one kidney stone

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

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