we’d lug two huge checked bags, two of the biggest carry-ons, a camera bag, and anything else we could bring. Now we’ve got it down: Our two new Briggs & Riley carry-ons fit everything we need for a month.
You go to Cambodia and meet people in rural areas living on next to nothing, and yet they’re still happy, kind, and welcoming. Back home, we get upset if the latest iPhone doesn’t do exactly what we ask.
From an incredible bed-and-breakfast on the shores of Lake Taupo, New Zealand, to the extraordinary Peninsula and Mandarin Oriental hotels in Hong Kong, Michael knows what’s great in each destination and gets us fantastic deals.
so I still carry a DSLR camera. My Canon EOS 5D Mark IV excels at wildlife photography. But I have the coolest compact camera for Hawaii-type vacation shots: The Light L16 has 16 lenses that combine more than ten images into one amazing high-res photograph.
we watched a pride of lions take down a Cape buffalo. Nature is awesome.
Watch what you eat. Keep your hands clean. Sleep when the locals sleep to adjust your body’s clock. And if you’re heading to Cuzco in the Andes, you might want to take altitude pills.
In July, we’re traveling with Michael and his family. We’ll cruise with Lindblad around the glaciers of the Alaska coast, with his kids and our kids – and probably more than a few whales. Then China in 2019.