HoneyTrek in The Press

Ultimate Journeys for Two
National Geographic asked Mike and Anne Howard to write their first book on couples adventure travel and this 272-page work has since received acclaim from The Travel Channel, Forbes, The AP, BuzzFeed, and dozens of other publications.
– Read what the press has to say about it
Epic ‘HoneyTrek’
“They have now been on their honeymoon, or “HoneyTrek” as they call it, for more than 2,500 days. They’ve been all over the USA and the world. They’ve explored the mountains of Nepal, eaten all kinds of food in Thailand, gone scuba diving in Indonesia and visited temples in Myanmar.”
– Read the feature about HoneyTrek crossing 2,500 days on USA Today, America’s largest newspaper
Traveling Couple Creates Definitive Book on Glamping
“Recently, the Howards chatted with Forbes about their insights on the evolution of glamping and how their new book shows readers that this type of wilderness lodging is both readily comfortable and accessible.”
– Read the interview by this iconic business and lifestyle publication
Meet a Traveler: Mike & Anne, The Eternal Honeymooners
“While most of us would go googly-eyed at the prospect of a three-week break, what would you say to a 500-day honeymoon? Enter Mike and Anne from HoneyTrek.com, whose 500-day honeymoon is now at five years and counting”
– Read the Feature in Lonely Planet, the world’s largest travel guide book company
AP Gift Guide 2019
“For our gift guide, we’re going back to one of our favorite pairs of experts, Mike & Anne of HoneyTrek…They’re that couple that decide their honeymoon was going to be epic. And it was, or should we say, is…Like many travelers who live in this space, they’ve got some ideas for the traveler on your list.”
– Listen to our holiday interview on the Associated Press travel podcast
Why more millennials are quitting lucrative jobs to travel
CBS This Morning, in partnership with Linkedin, chose Mike and Anne Howard to be an expert on why and how millennials are reinventing the traditional concept of employment.
– Watch TV segment on CBS
Read this book before you book your next travel adventure with your beau!
“Anne and Mike Howard made sure to create a product that highlighted the uniqueness of each excursion…the pair found a way to curate their exceptional journey into a 272-page tale of pure exploration.”
– Read feature in InStyle Magazine about our Nat Geo Book Ultimate Journeys for Two
Isn’t It Romantic? A Honeymoon with Your Besties
“Honeymoons for two aren’t going anywhere, but the buddymoon trend has definitely been on the rise,” says Anne Howard, who cofounded HoneyTrek Trips with her husband, Mike. “Couples are getting married later in life and often already live together, so the honeymoon isn’t this sacred first brush with romance. . .It’s about celebrating a new chapter in life with the people you love the most.”
– Anne & Mike Howard quoted as honeymoon experts in a Buddymoon trend report by the Boston Globe
How This Couple Travels the World on Less Than $25 a Day
“Four years later, the two have visited 50 countries around the world. If this sounds totally unattainable, prepare to be surprised: The couple is doing it on less than $25 a day—combined.”
– Read Feature in Travel + Leisure, a Time Inc. magazine with 4.8 million readers
A Worldwide Honeymoon
So great to have you here, we are all very intrigued…Talk about a new years resolution–travel the world with your partner!”
– Watch this TV segment on ABC, Washington DC.
Travel Hackers Turn Honeymoon Experience Into Expert Advice
“Most people don’t have a year to spend honeymooning, but it’s worth paying attention to advice about seeking less-obvious destinations and lodging options.”
– Read the news on travel’s largest industry intelligence platform.
Getting Comfortably Wild with HoneyTrek
“Mike & Anne Howard have been full-time traveling for the last 8 years and have perfected the art of glamping. This episode might possibly redefine that term for you…”
– Listen to the leading podcast for long-term travelers.
Family Glamping: Comfortably Wild Vacations
“Prepare yourself for uncommon adventures, as the ‘World’s Longest Honeymooners’ share their favorite glamping spots for families in North America.”
– Listen to this episode of Family Travel Radio.
Romantic getaway tips from the world’s longest honeymooners
“When you hear about honeymoons or romantic getaways for Valentine’s Day or other occasions, so often the trip involves expensive hotels in upscale destinations. But Mike and Anne Howard took their honeymoon on the road, threw in a sense of adventure and learned to travel cheaply in trips to seven continents over five years.”
– Read this feature and listen to the podcast by the venerable not-for-profit news agency (est 1846).
Breakfast Television Toronto
“You’ve been so great to actually document everything and compartmentalize it. So depending on what your budget is, if you want those hidden romantic spots, or if you’re a foodie–you’ve got it all contained in this book…keep inspiring us!” – Watch the segment on Breakfast Television, Canada’s leading morning show
Trip of a Lifetime
“Endlessly fascinating…love to hear it. Just when we are reminded everyday how terrible the world is, you remind us it’s really not. As you both just said…tap into a global kindness. How beautiful. We don’t ever want to hear that you’ve taken out a mortgage…Power to you!”
– Watch the segment on Sunrise 7, Australia’s biggest morning show
15 Travel Tips from the Couple That’s on the World’s Longest Honeymoon
“Mike and Anne Howard began their honeymoon in January 2012—and have been traveling the world ever since…Who better to share their insight about how to have an unforgettable honeymoon?”
– Read Feature in Martha Stewart Weddings, the “lifestyle guru’s” bridal magazine
Quitting Your Job Is The Millennial Way To Do Honeymoons
“This type of travel is not for everyone, but they both see having these experiences together as the most romantic adventure of all.”
– Read the feature in the popular woman’s lifestyle site, Refinery29
Places to Make the Heart Race
“Relationship woes? Perhaps it’s time to hit the road – together. In the new book Ultimate Journeys for Two, ‘World’s Longest Honeymooners’ Anne & Mike Howard – on the move since 2012 for their blog HoneyTrek.com – reveal their secrets to travelling as a pair.”
– Read Feature in The Globe and Mail, Canada’s most authoritative newspaper
Conde Nast Traveler: The ‘Secret Weapon’ This Travel Blogger Packs for Every Trip
“They have been to more than 50 countries in the past five years, and have even added “Smithsonian speakers” and “National Geographic book authors” to their globetrotting credentials. So you can believe us when we tell you that Anne is no amateur tourist, no novice packer”
– Read Feature on Condé Nast Traveler, the publishing empire’s top travel magazine
The Passion: Mike & Anne Howard, HoneyTrek (Episode 12)
“Mike and Anne are constantly encouraging each other to follow their dreams on the road, and together they embarked on an amazing journey: The World’s Longest Honeymoon.”
– Watch full episode on The Passion, the premier travel show on Thailand’s only 24 hour news station, The Nation
They are on a five-year honeymoon for just $24 a day
“So they sold most of their possessions, rented their house, and decided to embark on a five-year journey to 50 countries”
– Read Feature in CNN Greece
How One Couple Took the World’s Longest Honeymoon
“This September, Mike and Anne turned their trove of tips into a book, Ultimate Journeys for Two: Extraordinary Destinations on Every Continent. Packed with tested-and-approved recommendations for traveling couples that any vacationer could benefit from, proving the pair really knows their stuff.” –The Points Guy, a guru in the mileage world”
– Read Feature in The Points Guy, a guru in the air mileage world
Couple enjoying the ‘World’s Longest Honeymoon’ after quitting jobs to travel world for five years
“The couple are back in the US for the month of December, and staying in Belfast, Maine until Christmas, where they are housesitting for friends and looking after their cat, named Bum Raisin.”
– Read Feature in The Mirror
Couple on a five-year honeymoon reveals how they travel the world living on £10 a day each
“When times get tough, or it’s too cold outside, or you’ve just been broken up with, it’s not uncommon to fantasize about packing it all in for a better life travelling the world…But one couple, Mike and Anne Howard from New York, decided to actually go through with it five years ago, and they’ve never looked back.”
– Read Feature in Cosmopolitan

“The two had met at an intramural volleyball league hosted at Hoboken High School and began dating, spending time at the then-Goldhawk and buying a home in 2008, which they still own. They got married in 2011. They said they miss the community and of course, like any true Hobokenite, the fresh mozzarella.”
– Read the front-page feature in the Hoboken Reporter, Mike & Anne’s hometown paper

– See the full-page print feature in Post Kolik, Istanbul’s leading pop culture magazine

Forever Change How You Travel With These 5 Tips
“You don’t have to become a full-time nomad to benefit from the couple’s wisdom. Here are five travel tricks they’ve perfected that anyone can use.”
– Read Feature in venerable The Washington Post

OK Magazine
– See the print feature in Germany’s OK Magazine
Life On The Road: Mike and Anne Howard
“Six years and a few vehicles later, they’re still traveling full time, running their business from their RV and helping other adventurers do the same. Hear more about their life on the road…”
– Read this interview by the largest RV rental platform.
The longest honeymoon in the world: couple has been traveling for five years
“On their blog HoneyTrek.com you can find useful information and advice for all couples who wish to pursue their own adventure without spending astronomical sums.”
– Watch the Feature on Repubblica.it, Italy’s second largest newspaper
The World’s Longest Honeymoon Reaches 7 Continents
“Mike and Anne Howard have been on the “World’s Longest Honeymoon,” traveling over four years to 40+ countries. And they aren’t done yet. They just explored their seventh continent, which not only makes their honeymoon the greatest in length, but also in breadth.”
– Read Feature in Huffington Post, “The most powerful blog in the world”
Condé Nast Travel Share: Q&A with Mike and Anne Howard of HoneyTrek
“Their travels sound incredible, but what we really admire is this: Even after more than 365 days on the road, a night spent surrounded by mice in a mud hut en route to Zanzibar, and one instance of credit card theft, the duo still love—even like!—each other. That’s the real deal.”
– Read feature on Condé Nast Traveler
Q&A With HoneyTrek’s Mike & Anne Howard
“For Mike and Anne Howard, the honeymoon period won’t be over anytime soon. Now nesting in Killington, Vermont, the Howards are keeping their romance with long-term travel alive through their trip coaching business…”
– Read Feature on News.com.au, “Australia’s No.1 news site”
The World’s Longest Honeymoon
“This couple did what we all dream of; escaping the 9-5 and traveling the world, each day more adventure-filled than the next.”
– Read Feature in Daily Mail & Mail Online, “The most visited newspaper website in the world”
Travel Style: Mike & Anne Howard
“Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without.”
– Read Feature in JohnnyJet.com, “a top travel website est. 2000
A Couple’s 675-Day Honeymoon Across The World
“The average length of a honeymoon is eight days, but Mike and Anne Howard aren’t your average couple…”
– Read The CBS Feature (ran in 24 major US cities)
Epic honeymoon: 650 days. 28 countries. And now, 8 questions
“Mike and Anne Howard married in 2011 and left New York to begin their honeymoon in January 2012. No big deal, right? Except that more than 600 days and 28 countries later, the honeymoon continues…they hire themselves out as a “Trip Coach” team to others considering round-the-world trips.”
– Read LA Times Feature
Featured Blogger: HoneyTrek
“For on-the-ground advice to discovering and navigating to-die-for places, be sure to sign up for their newsletter at HoneyTrek.com/subscribe. Currently their blog is steeped with wild tales of their travels through South America, Africa, and Asia but stay tuned as they journey to Oceania and Europe.”
– Read Huffington Post Features
HoneyTrek in the Honeymoon Capital of the World
“I want to sign up right now. Your travels are is just amazing. I’m sure people will flock to follow your site and enjoy all the fun and exciting things you do.”
– Watch live interview on LCTV, New York TV station
675 days on honeymoon!
“Mike and Anne Howard have probably been on the world’s longest honeymoon. Lights and dog sledding in Norway are among the couple’s absolute highlights. Most people associate a honeymoon with an exotic land with palm trees and high SPF. For Americans Mike & Anne Howard however, a honeymoon is two years traveling around the world.”
– Read Feature on VG.no (print version) “Daily readership of 631,000”
Newlyweds Spend TWO YEARS Visiting Six continents, 33 countries and 302 Different Places (and yes, they’re still together)
“The couple say their trip of a lifetime has completely changed their outlook on life – and led them to start their business, HoneyTrek Trip Coach, hoping to inspire others to make the most of their freedom and help them to take gap years, sabbaticals and extended honeymoons.”
– Read Feature in Daily Mail & Mail Online, “The most visited newspaper website in the world”
RMWorldTravel Radio Interview
“…but this is even better: They’ll help you plan a long getaway, too. Start with their very polished website called HoneyTrek.com. It’s got lots of reports and pictures from their trips. Some of their postings even include the email addresses of people who were exceptionally kind or inclusive during their long journey. For reasonable fees, the couple will coach you by Skype on how to plan a long, long trip and how to start a travel blog that might earn you some major perks.”
– Listen to one of our four interviews on RMWorldTravel, “America’s #1 travel radio show”
Couple Goes On Ultimate Honeymoon, Visiting 33 Countries In Just Under 2 Years
“The couple took 226,152 photographs, 110 hikes, 105 buses, 41 safaris and 39 scuba dives. And you thought your trip to Miami was baller? Try again.”
19 of the Most Inspiring Instagram Couples
“Having epic experiences for under $25/day/person, they are proof that travel doesn’t have to be expensive.”
– See the other 18 instagram couples at The Travelling Housesitters
This Couple Took the World’s Longest Honeymoon
“Anne and Mike Howard gifted themselves a suitcase full of adventures and romance – an epic honeymoon that lasted two years. The newlyweds quit their jobs, rented out their apartment and packed their bags for a trip around the world, with no itinerary to follow. Undeterred by the odds, they turned all the travel do-nots to dos.”
– Read Feature on New Delhi Television, “NDTV is the most watched news and lifestyle network in India”
Travel Blogs Worth Reading: 2013 Edition
“From newbies like Roads and Kingdoms, which is written by NY Times and Time Magazine writers to Mozzarella Mama by an Associated Press journalist in Italy to Honey Trek, who seemingly came out of no where and are writing these epic posts like this one of them hiking the Annapurnas — it just seems like the field is filled with really professional and inspiring blogs…HoneyTrek is probably the best round-the-world travelogue style blog I’ve seen–ever!”
Esta pareja de recién casados recorrió el mundo en 675 días
“La luna de miel es uno de los viajes más especiales que se pueden hacer en pareja no solo para disfrutar de la buena compañía sino para vivir sus primeras experiencias como marido y mujer.”
– Read Feature in El Comercio, “The oldest newspaper in Peru” (Translated Version Here)
The Longest Honeymoon Ever
“Many people associate honeymoon with a holiday, preferably in an exotic land with palm trees and a high SPF. For Americans Anne and Mike Howard, however, their honeymoon is synonymous with two years traveling around the world. Northern Lights and dog sledding in Norway are among the couple’s absolute highlights.”
– Read Jetset Extra Feature
Saudi Arabia Gazette article about HoneyTrek
“One couple, six continents, 33 countries, 675 days – no kidding!”
– Read Article in Saudi Gazette
A 500-day honeymoon journey to South America, Africa, Asia and Oceania
“For their honeymoon, newlyweds Anne and Mike Howard decided that one sunny beach wasn’t going to cut it. Their plan is to travel to places too far to go with a desk job, too rugged to do as a retiree, and too good to leave off the bucket list.”
– Read Idea Mensch Feature
500 Days and Counting: Honeymooning Around the World
“Having logged well over a year’s worth of travel throughout Latin America, Africa and now Asia, Mike and Anne Howard can absolutely claim to be inspirational. Their blog site is filled with astounding photos and videos.”
Newlyweds embark on HoneyTrek to see the world
“A 500-day expedition through the lush jungles, mountain peaks, and turquoise waters of 25 countries. That pretty much sums up what I envision utopia to be. This is the real-life story of two newlyweds, Mike and Anne Howard, who cast off convention and expectations and embarked on journey to see the world. They have captured the sights, sounds, tastes, and discoveries on their blog HoneyTrek.”
How to pack for a 500-day honeymoon
“Everyone loved the movie 500 Days of Summer; but what if you could have 500 Days of Honeymoon? Newlyweds Anne and Mike decided to take a round-the-world honeymoon, traveling to 25 countries for over 500 days! Packing for a long term trip isn’t easy but read to find out how Anne managed it and how it differed from your average honeymoon!”
– Read Travel Fashion Girl Feature
Wanderlust with HoneyTrek.com
“Warning: the contents of this blog may cause you to sell your home, quit your job, live out of a suitcase, and leave your daily life with wild abandon.”
– Read Coco + Kelley Feature
With two years of on-the-road experience they’ve decided to launch HoneyTrek Trip Coach
“Two New York newlyweds who thought a two-week honeymoon wasn’t nearly enough to celebrate a new life together. With a little bit of savings, no kids, and good health, they figured there was no better time to travel. So they quit their jobs, rented their apartment, and set out on a 650-day honeymoon around the world.”
– Read Capital Cooking Feature
The HoneyTrek Winter Wedding in Vermont
“Anne and Mike went with a winter theme—complete with birch logs, wooden skis and horse-drawn sleighs. They settled on a complementary color palette of silver, plum, raspberry and cream.”
– Read The Knot Feature

Please email MikeAnne@HoneyTrek.com with all press inquiries.
We look forward to sharing our story with you,
Mike & Anne Howard

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