Following along on the journey? Here’s a timeline of where I’ve been and where I’m headed.
June 15: Left job.
Sept. 12 – Oct. 1: Panajachel, Guatemala (again!); read my guide on how to live in Guatemala (or stay for an extended period of time), here.
Oct. 2 – Oct. 18: USA; here’s what I was looking forward to on my return and what I missed, some thoughts on how it felt to be back in the States for the first time in 3 months as well as the feeling of straddling two lives, plus my How to Pack (part 2) video reassessing everything I towed in my carry-ons the first time around.
Nov. 4-5: Guatemala City; read my column perspectives on the migrant caravan from this part of the world, here.
Nov. 5-13: Cary, NC; this was entirely unplanned — I journeyed back to the States, last minute, to vote, after my absentee ballot did not arrive. Read about why I made the trip, here and watch my journey in this video.
Nov. 13-14: Guatemala City
Dec. 3-10: Placencia, Belize; read my guides on what to do, where to eat and drink in Placencia.
Jan. 17-Feb. 17: Corozal, Belize; read my guides on what to do; where to eat; where to drink; read about why this little northern Belizean town is my favorite place; and finding home in, leaving Corozal.
Feb. 17-21: Caye Caulker, Belize; here’s my island guide to Caye Caulker again.
Feb. 26-March 7: Puerto Cortes, Honduras; reflections from this complicated city.
March 7-19: Gracias, Honduras; my column on experiencing change and complexity in Gracias.
March 19-25: Comoyagua, Honduras; a conversation about cat-calling, and my necessary education while traveling through this part of the world, here.
March 25-April 2: Tegucigalpa, Honduras; my column on the welcome I received in Tegus, here.
April 10-13: Cincinnati, Ohio
April 13-15: Lexington, Kentucky: video on a day at the race track, here.
April 15-May 1: Pittsburgh, Penn.
May 1-8: Los Angeles
May 8-13: Denver
May 13-27: Raleigh
May 27-June 1: New Orleans
June 1-20: Pittsburgh
June 20-24: New York
June 24-July 3: Montreal
July 3-24: Minneapolis
July 24-29: Detroit
July 29-? El Salvador!