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High Cotton’s Eastern Carolina BBQ Sauce (Outer Banks, NC) | We're Not There Yet

High Cotton is the very highly regarded BBQ restaurant in the Outer Banks.  We sat down with the owner, Will, whose cooking prowess comes by way of culinary school and his upbringing in Carolina’s BBQ mecca, Rocky Mount. Will uses this sauce, which he only knows how to prepare in restaurant-sized quantities, for BBQ pork… Continue reading High Cotton’s Eastern Carolina BBQ Sauce (Outer Banks, NC) | We're Not There Yet

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‘Don’t be late, or you’ll be locked out’ is the last thing you want to hear before boarding an international flight. My younger brother, Julian, is teaching English in Tokyo and served as our host for the final stop on … Continue reading Posted in Blog Our host, Attila, left us the door code to… Continue reading M | We're Not There Yet

Stumbling into Wonderland – Haeinsa, Korea | We're Not There Yet

You’d think that after a year of traveling (plus a good number of shorter trips in years past), we’d be pretty good at things like packing and planning and all the other logistics that go into getting from one point to another. Not so, I say. I am a chronic and unapologetic over-packer; every time… Continue reading Stumbling into Wonderland – Haeinsa, Korea | We're Not There Yet

Tired of This Shit – Antigua, Guatemala | We're Not There Yet

We have now been in Antigua for 3 weeks trying to sort out this whole robbery thing. I want to say that it’s been a nightmare, but after hanging out with the police so , we have heard stories about real nightmares: narco crimes, human trafficking and prostitution rings, rape, murder. We’ve heard about all… Continue reading Tired of This Shit – Antigua, Guatemala | We're Not There Yet

July | 2012 | We're Not There Yet

We had been warned about temple fatigue early in our trip: Bagan, arguably Myanmar’s #1 attraction, is all temples, all the time and we wouldn’t want to burn out before we got there. I am intimately aware of the phenomenon, … Continue reading Posted in Blog We left Pyin Oo Lwin via a very cramped… Continue reading July | 2012 | We're Not There Yet

May | 2012 | We're Not There Yet

The second we stepped off the boat from the Komodo trip, R started talking about arranging a dive for the next day. Flores is known for its world class diving, particularly in the islands of Komodo National Park, but they … Continue reading Posted in Blog As much as we love Bali, there are no… Continue reading May | 2012 | We're Not There Yet

March | 2012 | We're Not There Yet

Dave would never tell us so, but we know the old adage: ‘Houseguests are like fish; they start to smell after a few days.’ The truth is that we were ready to get on the road a lot sooner than … Continue reading Posted in Blog Miraculously, we seemed to have completely evaded jet-lag. We… Continue reading March | 2012 | We're Not There Yet

November | 2011 | We're Not There Yet

Everything was sore this morning. We’ve been covering long distances in pretty serious heat for the past few days and are definitely not in the habit of doing either, after so much time off the bikes in Guatemala. Yesterday’s events … Continue reading Posted in Blog M: ‘So, is that considered armed robbery?’ R: ‘Well,… Continue reading November | 2011 | We're Not There Yet

May | 2011 | We're Not There Yet

We got up early the next morning and immediately took Dawn up on her offer of hot coffee and fresh made granola (who is this woman?!). We lingered for a bit, but duty called and we reluctantly headed out to … Continue reading Posted in Blog Tagged north carolina Stewed Hard Crabs with Dodgers Tommy… Continue reading May | 2011 | We're Not There Yet

September | 2012 | We're Not There Yet

When we say that we went to Korea, people often quip: ‘North or South?’ Well, I can snarkily reply that I actually have been to North Korea. So suck on that. It was really a momentous occasion for R and … Continue reading Posted in Blog Korea has got a lot of things going for… Continue reading September | 2012 | We're Not There Yet