2022 HoneyTrek Year in Review & 2023 Travel Preview
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2022 HoneyTrek Year in Review & 2023 Travel Preview

2022 was our 10th year on honeymoon, Buddy the Camper’s 5th year in the family, and the year we reached the 70th country on our 7-continent journey. Hitting a decade of nomadic living, we felt a deep sense of gratitude. Back in 2012 we started traveling to celebrate our marriage, but as the years have…

Ultimate Journeys for Two: The Most Extraordinary Destinations on 7 Continents
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Ultimate Journeys for Two: The Most Extraordinary Destinations on 7 Continents

Ultimate Journeys for Two: Extraordinary Destinations on Every Continent Written by the world’s longest honeymooners, this best-selling couples travel guide reveals hidden-gem destinations and insider tips for unforgettable couples travel. Authors Mike & Anne Howard offer tested-and-approved recommendations, bringing culture, adventure, and romance to any pair–no matter their age or budget. Chapters are organized by…

17 Unforgettable Moments from 4,000 Days on the Road
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17 Unforgettable Moments from 4,000 Days on the Road

Traveling every day since January 2102, we’ve gained a treasure trove of memories. We’ve seen the sunrise over 20,000-foot peaks, walked the streets of ancient civilizations, and met hundreds of people we now call friends. Countless moments brought a smile to our faces, though there are a few that have left a deep imprint on…

National Parks Grand Circle Road Trip
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National Parks Grand Circle Road Trip

The Grand Circle road trip is like wrapping the best of the Southwest’s national park system up in a bow. Ancient volcanic mountains, protruding plateaus and buttes, and deeply carved canyons reveal themselves in a rainbow of colors. Civilizations dating back thousands of years, followed by the Navajo, Apache, Spanish, Mormons, crystal readers, and adrenaline…

Six Years in a Camper: The Good, The Bad, The Awesome
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Six Years in a Camper: The Good, The Bad, The Awesome

On April 13th 2017, we took the big leap to buy an RV and start a cross-continent road trip. 102,368 miles through all 50 states, 6 Canadian provinces and 2 Mexican states later, we can say it’s been an absolutely life-changing experience. We’ve hiked glaciers, scuba dived a barrier reef, roamed with buffalo, climbed in…

RVing for Adventurers: Our Best RV Tips for an Epic Road Trip
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RVing for Adventurers: Our Best RV Tips for an Epic Road Trip

We’ve always known that a house on wheels is one of the best ways to travel…but it took a pandemic to make us realize it is also one of the safest ways. Just as virtually every style of travel came to a halt in the Spring of 2020, we were campervanning 3,000 miles around Poland…

Comfortably Wild: Our Glamping Book!
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Comfortably Wild: Our Glamping Book!

In our ten years traveling around the world on our HoneyTrek, we’ve slept everywhere from camping tents in the Andes to five-star hotels in Zambia and we can say with certainty, glamping is our favorite style of lodging. Because it’s not just a place to lay your head, it’s an experience. River rafting between luxury…

Campervanning Poland in a Pandemic & A New Hope for Travel
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Campervanning Poland in a Pandemic & A New Hope for Travel

We were about to board our plane to Europe, when the travel conference we were going to attend got canceled due to COVID-19. While this gave us pause, it was March 3rd and no one knew the speed and ferocity of the pandemic heading to every corner of the globe. Flights were running on time…

Must-See Destinations for Every Month of the Year
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Must-See Destinations for Every Month of the Year

Almost everyone wants to travel more, but where to go and when? It’s such a pervasive question that the Smithsonian Institute wanted to get the bottom of it with a lecture, presented by none other than HoneyTrek! To prepare for our two-hour presentation on the year’s Must-See Destinations & Travel Skills, we cross-referenced the 500+…

Buying an RV: Our Experience & Lessons Learned
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Buying an RV: Our Experience & Lessons Learned

Ever since we rented a campervan in New Zealand in 2013, we knew that someday we would have one of our own. The freedom to explore in any direction, find a beautiful place, and call it home…to have the comforts of our own bed, closet, and kitchen and still get to travel every day…this was…

Behind the Scenes: Our National Geographic Book
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Behind the Scenes: Our National Geographic Book

“You guys should write a travel book for us,” said the head of partnerships at National Geographic Books. Our jaws dropped in unison. “No one else has honeymooned as extensively, and if anyone knows about couples travel…it’s you two.” As flattering as that was, he couldn’t have been serious…this was writing for National Geographic, the…