Roadtrip Journal

Our Roadtrip Journal includes tips about trip preparation, campsites, hotels, camping friendly eco-retreats, border crossings and amazing day-trips, among other things.

Road Trip to the Yukon & Alaska 2008

If our travels through Mexico and Central America was the 12 course meal, than our tour of the Yukon and Alaska was the decadent dessert.

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Road Trip to Mexico & Central America 2007

The goal was to take up to a year to drive our 1987 VW camper van from Vancouver, Canada to the Panama Canal, and back again. If that didn’t work out, we would settle for the “Grand Tour” of Mexico.

The notion of driving through Central America had been operating as a magnetic pull on us for many years and the timing for hitting the road now seemed just about perfect.

We were both ready to press pause on the corporate treadmill - me as a lawyer at a downtown firm and Adrienne with a large insurance company – and see if we could reclaim that freedom that we thought (probably incorrectly) had defined our early 20s.

The only hours we wanted to bill over the next year would be on the open road or on a beach with fruity drinks in our hands.  continue reading... »