Late 20s married couple.
Matt: U Penn law student, graduating May 2014. Alum of NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Former sommelier, wine director of NYC's Bourgeois Pig bar in the East Village and SAT prep teacher. Loves: Music (especially classic rock and blues); dogs; Wikipedia; sports; games of all kinds including card, board, and puzzles; Natalie.
Natalie: Associate producer at educational media company in NYC. Alum of University of Kansas School of Journalism. Former gang prevention counselor through AmeriCorps program in San Diego and teaching assistant at Perkins School for the Blind. Preparing to go to grad school 2014-15 for school counseling. Loves: horror novels, other novels, blues music, travel, Saturday Night Live, going out to eat, children, Matt.
How we travel: Pack as lightly as possible, be frugal on some things but blow it out on food and drink. Natalie loves chatting with local shop owners. Matt loves pubs and local history. We once listened to a Sirius XM Elvis radio station almost halfway across the country. We love museums, zoos, aquariums, dive bars, coffee and walking. Natalie hates driving; Matt loves it. We are tidy, and we are early to bed/early to rise.