We were a few months into our relationship at the time – pretty risky in hindsight to spend a couple weeks on the road together – but it all went perfectly and we saw so so many incredible things.
Travel remains such an integral part of our relationship and we absolutely love the memories we’ve made exploring new places together.
At this point we’ve been to a few countries (Japan! Iceland! Canada!), and driven thousands and thousands more road trip miles together.
For the most part we keep it simple and cheap when we travel: we go for walks and hikes, check out museums and parks and botanic gardens and tide pools, play cards in coffee shops, and of course, EAT.
We’ve already checked a handful of things off the Lifetime Bucket List, things we’ve dreamed about but never thought we’d actually get to do or see or eat.
Slice-of-life stuff definitely hasn’t lost its charm though.
2018 was an amazing year for us and we can’t wait to see what 2019 and beyond has in store.
Daytrips, long roadtrips, plane tickets – we’re there.
We love any opportunity to explore and make gorgeous work in incredible places, and we’re really fortunate to be able to do so on a regular basis.
Here’s where we’ll be, when in 2019 and beyond.
2018: Florida, Banff, Iceland, Moab, Japan
We’re gonna meet our little nephew for the first time! Atlanta + Macon
Continuing the visiting of the family! And hopefully some winter hiking and what not around Austin’s old stomping grounds.
Jess surprised me with a pre-planned road trip around Arizona! We’ve been dying to see the state (and the Grand Canyon!) forever. Here’s just a few of the places we’ll be checking out:
Moab/Canyonlands/Arches on 4/13
Lake Powell & Horseshoe Bend on 4/14
Grand Canyon on 4/15
Sedona on 4/16 (helicopter and side-by-side tour! Jess knows me too well)
In town for our friends’ wedding! And to see more friends. And sinkholes. And probably a beach. And maybe ride some jet skis.
Back to one of our favorite spots! We stopped here on our first road trip together and it holds a special place in our hearts.
Another first for Austin! We’ll be getting a great mix of city and country.
Jess won a trip as part of a volun-tourism campaign looking to improve water and education systems. She’ll be splitting her time between work on these fronts and some hiking!