While we continue building out HoneyTrek we will answer a few basic things:

Q: What is HoneyTrek?
A: HoneyTrek is our slightly delayed (we got married March 12, 2011) honeymoon trip around the world. The plan is to go places too far to visit while we have a job and too rugged to do when we’re old. Don’t try to see everything; move slowly but thoroughly. Have a plan to guide us but don’t let an itinerary bog us down. If we love a place, we’ll get to know it, meeting locals and living the local way. We not trying to change the world but we’d like help where we can.

That said, this is an E.B.White quote that rings very true to our hearts:

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to change the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it very hard to plan each day”

We hope that our HoneyTrek allows us to do both: Experience so many amazing people/places/foods/animals/environments/music/architecture/art/ideas and at the same time volunteer and constantly brainstorm how we can apply our skill sets to make the world an amazing/loving/peaceful/self-sustaining/smiling place.

Q: Where will you be going?
A: While we are leaving our trip pretty open-ended and not making many hard and fast plans, here is our loose itinerary:

South America:
– Brazil
– Argentina
– Uruguay
– Chile
– Peru
– Bolivia

– South Africa
– Mozambique
– Zambia
– Kenya
– Tanzania
– Malawi
– Lesotho

– Nepal
– China
– Japan
– Laos
– Vietnam
– Cambodia
– Thailand
– Myanmar
– Indonesia
– Philippines

South Pacific:
– Australia
– New Zealand

Europe (added in 2013):
– Scotland
– England
– Wales
– Ireland
– Northern Ireland
– Norway
– Turkey

Q: How can we follow along?
A: EMAIL:  If you had to pick just one way to keep up with our travels, signing up for our newsletter is the absolute best way! We would love to have you subscribe to our newsletter (see the box to the right to enter your email address). We will only send you something when we make a new post, and you can be certain we will not share your email address with anyone.
FACEBOOK: http://Facebook.com/HoneyTrek
TWITTER: http://Twitter.com/HoneyTrek

Q: Can we partner with HoneyTrek?
A:  A resounding yes. We are looking to connect with companies in the travel and/or honeymoon industry that would like to align their brands with a energetic couple who knows about long-term travel. If you would like to chat about a potential partnership please do not hesitate to reach out to us [email protected] or by phone, (888) 852-9384.

In closing we would like to say how excited we are to have you along for this journey. We look forward to hearing your thoughts on the countries we visit and growing together as we experience the tremendous beauty the world has to offer. It is going to be wild ride, we hope you are ready!

With so much love,
Mike & Anne

14 thoughts on “Welcome to HoneyTrek.com

  • September 28, 2011 at 5:22 am

    Hello, friends! So excited for your upcoming trip. Hopefully we can share adventure tales from the road. I absolutely love your E.B. White quote: I may have to adopt it to add to our inspiration list. It captures the conundrum so well. Best to you as you prepare to embark! 

    • January 12, 2012 at 12:02 pm

      Hey guys, just wanted to send some love your way. You two are so kind, and we are definitely looking to sitting down and chatting once we get on the road, and the maddness of switching off our life settles here in NYC. haha.

  • October 12, 2011 at 1:37 am

    Hooray! I love the blog name.  We will be doing something very similar as a post honeymoon honeymoon.  Ish.  Ok so not really the same but we try!

    • December 20, 2011 at 5:44 pm

      16 months. Yeah isnt the excitement ridiculous? I mean the world is our oyster….cant even imagine you guys, leaving in 7 days. That is awesome. Looking forward to following along on your parallel journey, and learning lots from you guys about Asia!

  • December 30, 2011 at 8:44 am

    Hey, just found you guys through Twitter! I’m looking forward to reading about your upcoming travels. Looks like you’ve got quite the journey planned out! 😀 Happy travels

    • December 31, 2011 at 1:56 pm

      Thanks so much Audrey, both for following, and for taking the time to leave a comment. We look forward to sharing lots of crazy experiences over the next few years…..

  • January 3, 2012 at 7:22 pm

    What an awesome plan! We married and honeymooned for one month on a cruise around South America. There is a geocache called “Fin del Mundo” in Ushuaia at the end of the world, and you must tango in Buenos Aires…stop in at Cafe Tortoni for the authentic experience. The national tango school is right upstairs. If you’ve got the cash, fly over the Nazca Lines out of Pisco, Peru.

  • January 9, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    This sounds like an adventure of a life time. Hats off to you two for having the courage and ability to explore the world. I look forward to hearing all about your journey, adventures and exciting stories from all over the world.
    I’m a wedding planner and travel agent and am always looking for unique destinations to offer my clients to experience whether it be a leisure vacation or a remarkable location to start their new life together. Please let me know if I can assist you along the way with your travel needs.

    • January 12, 2012 at 12:01 pm

      Thank you so much! We are so excited, and have been thinking about this and saving for years now….and we are 9 days from lift off…..eeekkkk….. We would love to hear any amazing resorts that you think might be interested in having us visit them and share their story with our blog readers, and our partner sites.

  • November 1, 2013 at 5:23 pm

    You guys are living the dream


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