Travels of Ben & Krysta

About Us

Hi there, and welcome to our website. We are Ben and Krysta, recently engaged, and we love to travel. Go figure. Our story dates back to 2008, when Ben spent spring break in college just scraping the surface of Europe and came home to New Hampshire with the dreaded travel bug. Five years later we met in Colorado and have since been avid travelers together. As of March 2016, we have both taken career breaks to embark on the journey of a lifetime together.

The next year will be spent away from the comforts of home (now Colorado), a steady paycheck, and the incredible people in our lives. We’ll be backpacking around the world, no longer living vicariously through other travel blogs or Departures on Netflix (a must see).

We view this as an opportunity to grow, be inspired, improve cultural awareness to enhance our personal and professional lives, build lasting relationships, and fulfill a dream several years in the making. As unorthodox as it may be for a young couple to embark on such an adventure, I must say that we are truly humbled by the amount of support we have received from those around us.

The intent with this blog is to document our journey, inspire others to follow their own passions, and continue to engage with our family, friends, and co-workers in a meaningful way. Thank you for coming along for the ride.


“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined.”

Henry David Thoreau



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