“The Big Trip”


Trip Itinerary (click to enlarge)


The main reason for starting this blog was to chronicle our “Big Trip.”  Much, much planning has gone into the preparing an itinerary for the big trip – I will probably post a couple times on the planning of the trip.  We have gone through numerous iterations of the itinerary, but we have now settled on a final version…Or at least a final planned version.  All of the flights and lodgings are booked.  So here it is, in order:

Hong Kong
Hong Kong – 5 Nights

Kyoto – 3 nights
Tokyo – 4 nights

Chiang Mai – 4 nights
Ko Lanta – 5 nights

Singapore – 3 nights

Port Douglas – 4 nights
Sydney – 4 nights

New Zealand
Auckland – 2 nights
Rotorua – 2 nights
Hawke’s Bay – 2 nights
Wellington – 1 night
Golden Bay – 2 nights
Blenheim – 2 nights
Kaikoura – 1 night
Akaroa – 1 night
Mt. Cook – 1 night
Queenstown – 4 nights

Melbourne – 3 nights
Apollo Bay – 1 night
Mount Gambier – 1 night
Coonawarra – 1 night
Kangaroo Island – 3 nights
McLaren Vale – 1 night

Bali (Ubud) – 4 nights

Hadahaa (Park Hyatt Maldives) – 6 nights

Dubai – 3 nights

And then we fly to New Orleans (via New York).



6 thoughts on ““The Big Trip”

  1. Yay!!!!!!!! It’s finally here! Yall are going to have the best time ever. We will miss you very much! I look forward to reading all your stories. Post lots of pictures!

  2. Wow! What an intinerary. We are looking forward to getting stories & pictures from all your destinations. Is that what they call “second hand travel”? When do you leave?

    • We leave today (January 10). I’m actually posting this from the New Orleans airport. We fly to Chicago and then on to Hong Kong from there.

  3. The day has finally come! Hope you all have the best time ever. Both of you deserve it! Can’t wait to hear about your adventures.Be safe and love you both very much! I will miss you .

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