Dan (29) and Lisa (28) Married since 2013 Occupations: US Marine MV-22 Pilot and Registered Nurse We met Dan and Lisa the same way you meet anybody: you’re born, you keep meeting people and saying yes to adventures, they bring you to new places, you meet more people… and the more you track down the places […]

Fletcher and Sert Together since 2012 Married since 2015 Occupation: Speech Language Therapist and Tour Guide Last October, Laura and I set off with a one way ticket to Thailand knowing we’d fly back to the States sometime the next spring. What we didn’t expect is that the first week of our travel would be the […]

Tim and Tatiana Together since: 2005 Married since: 2008 Occupations: Addiction Counselor and Recent Expat Tim and Tatiana are the sort of folks you can only meet abroad– they’re the kind of complex mix of place and experience that doesn’t tend to stay put. Over a decade ago, Tim, of Greek and Irish parents, came home to Greece […]

  Frank and Stephen Together since: April 17, 1987 Married since: December 20, 2013 Occupations: Teachers Over 4o years ago, Frank was the best man at my parents’ wedding. Before he met my mother, my father was a philosopher and grandiose intellectual. My mother was a deep feeler with oceanic emotional depth. My father always […]

Sara and Leonardo Together 8 years Occupations: Leonardo: photographer, designer, craft beer lover Sara: artist, photographer, shoot stager, food stylist I’m not going to lie to you, readers. I was intimidated as hell by Leo and Sara when we first crossed paths. Not only are they two of the most beautiful people you could imagine, […]

Carlos y Miguel Together for: 3.5 years Married for: Soon to come! Occupation: Dentist and Artist The road from Zihuatanejo to Playa La Ropa is under construction. It’s been under construction for months now. I should actually say that it was under construction. Right now, it’s just half a road, one lane, the other side a pile of […]

We were leaving for a photo shoot. Tim ran out the house with a t-shirt covered in dog fur, and I ran right back in to get some scotch tape for him. This would seem like a sweet favor, if I hadn’t already spent the afternoon: – questioning how well he washed his hands in […]

“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” -Jack London “The path is always dictated by creating… not about where I think the path will work out. I don’t even know if it will work out.” -Davy Davy and Sam Together for: 7 years Married for: 4 years Occupation: Filmmaking […]

“Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” – Ernest Hemingway Thomas and Natacha Friends for : 7 years PACS for : 4 years Occupation : Biology Teachers We got pulled out of the customs line right after we arrived in Cuba. They took us away from the passport agents without a word. […]

“Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of […]

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