Around the world

Who: My husband Erik and I

Lisa and Erik in Iceland

What: taking our lives on the road

Where & when:

World map in watercolor

two months in Canada
1. Toronto, Ontario: April 24 – June 25, 2012
1B. Montréal, Québec: June 14-17, 2012

six weeks in Scotland
2. Glasgow: June 25 – July 5, 2012
3. Edinburgh: July 5 – August 4, 2012
4. West Highlands: August 4-9, 2012

seven weeks in Iceland
5. Reykjavík: August 9 – September 27, 2012

five days in London
6. London, England, UK: September 27 – 2 October 2012

one month in Istanbul
7. Istanbul, Turkey: 2 October – 1 November 2012

one month in Paris
8. Paris, France: 1 November – 3 December 2012

almost three months in the USA
9. Boston, Massachusetts: 3-17 December 2012
10. (home) San Jose, California: 17 December 2012 – 24 January 2013
11. Waimea (Kamuela), Hawaii [the Big Island], Hawaii: 24 January – 22 February 2013
12. Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii: 22-28 February 2013

one month in Kyoto
13. Kyoto, Japan: 1-31 March 2013

ten days in Singapore
14. Singapore: 1-10 April 2013

one month in New Zealand
15. Auckland, North Island: 11-26 April 2013
16. Christchurch, South Island: 26-30 April
17. Oamaru, South Island: 30 April – 3 May
18. Invercargill, South Island: 3-6 May
19. Dunedin, South Island: 6-8 May
20. Arrowtown, South Island: 8-11 May
21. Wellington, North Island: 11-12 May
22. Ohakune, North Island: 12-14 May
23. Tauranga, North Island: 14-15 May 2013

return to North America
24. Greater Toronto Area, Ontario, Canada: 15-24 May 2013
25. Burdett (Finger Lakes region), New York, USA: 24-31 May 2013
26. (home) San Jose, California, USA: 1 June – 7 July 2013
27. New York, New York, USA: 7-23 July 2013
28. (home) San Jose, California, USA: 24-28 July 2013
29. San Rafael, California, USA: 31 July – 5 August 2013
30. San Francisco, California, USA: 5-16 August 2013
31. (home) San Jose, California, USA: 16 August – 8 September 2013
32. Boston, Massachusetts, USA: 9 September – 8 December 2013
33. Houston, Texas, USA: 8-16 December 2013
34. (home) San Jose, California, USA: 16 December – 15 January 2014
35. Tampa, Florida, USA: 15 January – 6 February 2014

Why: Because we can. (See also: why not?)

How: airplanes, trains, public transit, AirBnB, your recommendations!

I’ll continue blogging during our travels, and posting on Facebook, flickr, Pinterest, and all that. Feel free to comment here, or email me at satsumabug at gmail dot com, with your thoughts and recommendations. See you somewhere in the world (virtual or otherwise)!

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