The crazy side of travel: Unfortunate happenings during our round-the-world trip!

Posted on March 26th, 2015 by BreAnn

Massive puking, motorcycle accident, torrential rain, horrible allergic reactions, and lost luggage: there are quite a few unfortunate events and happenings that we encountered on our round-the-world trip!  When you travel in foreign countries, you are constantly experiencing  strange food, different climates and insects, transportation schedules, and very different cultures… so it’s very likely that […]

One year after our round-the-world trip: Thoughts, lessons, struggles, and advice

Posted on February 26th, 2015 by BreAnn

Two years ago exactly from TODAY, James and I sat in an airplane at the Milwaukee airport watching workers spray the wings with de-icing agent… We were overcome by conflicting emotions as we realized we were about to leave everything familiar in our lives to embark on a year-long journey around the world. What we […]

THE TOTAL Round-The-World-Trip COUNT!

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by BreAnn

After traveling for 330 days, you may have a LOT of “statistical” questions for us, such as: How much money did you spend? How many countries and continents did you travel to? How many flights did you take? And you may like to know some random facts/statistics as well, such as: Did you know that […]

Reflection on the past six months, and a little bragging about my boyfriend :)

Posted on July 31st, 2013 by BreAnn

Last week James and I celebrated our two-year anniversary, and we spent a good hour or two walking down memory lane… and it dawned upon us: WE HAVE PASSED THE HALF-WAY MARK OF OUR ROUND-THE-WORLD TRIP!! Today will mark six months on the road, five of those months having traveled internationally! It has been quite […]

Common everyday questions: Answered!

Posted on May 23rd, 2013 by BreAnn

How is it sleeping in a new bed every few days?  How do you get foreign currency in each new country? Are you guys “killing” each other after 3 months of every-waking-minute together?? We’ve gotten a lot of common everyday questions like these from friends and family—and other fellow travelers—in the past few months, and […]

What’s in our bags?

Posted on March 11th, 2013 by BreAnn

Packing for an around-the-world trip takes a lot of research, thought, and planning. Many people—including us in the beginning—were curious and astonished about how LITTLE you can really bring with you. After all, you really don’t want to have to lug SO much stuff that you are tired, sore, hot, and miserable all the time. […]

New blog is launched with a fresh new design!

Posted on January 4th, 2013 by BreAnn

Hello! I am SO EXCITED to officially announce the launch of my new website and blog, now entitled, “BreAnn and James Around The World” which will include updates, maps, and blog posts about James and my upcoming round-the-world trip! You will also notice some new pages and features such as an extended “About” page, a […]

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