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We returned to Colorado at the beginning of August.  I felt giddy as we landed in Denver and caught our first glimpse of the Front Range.  I entered our house with trepidation given that other people have been living in it for seven months (everything is fine).  We shared joyful reunions with our family and friends.  But mostly, I felt incredibly calm and so very happy to be home.

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"Hygge" on the Road

"Hygge" on the Road

Almost four months into our adventure, we have called 22 places “home”.  Some were certainly more cozy and comfortable (and clean) than others, but each one has been our home for at least a night.  I am learning that “home” can have many meanings.  Of course our real home is in Denver - both our actual house and our family and friends who live there.  But we do call each of the places we stay our “home” and we’ve realized that certain things make it feel more like ours for a short period of time, which helps with not feeling homesick and feeling settled when we are anything but.

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FAQs for our Year of Travel

FAQs for our Year of Travel

Since we decided to take our trip (and now that we are on it), we've been asked a lot of questions about what, how, and why we are taking a year off to travel, plus a number of logistical questions.  It seems people are interested in the nitty gritty about our trip and I'm happy to share.  I hope that some of it will be helpful should you ever plan a similar adventure.

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