After an amazing tour through southern Africa, an issue with South African passport requirements threatened to derail our entire trip. Read about it here.
Welcome to Robe Trotting
An above-average travel blog and expatriate resource guide designed by 2 American expats living in Copenhagen. We aim to inspire you to go abroad for a week or forever.
We are Derek and Mike – a couple of gay American expats who love to travel the world. Life abroad has been amazing, never dull and afforded us the opportunity to travel the world.
We want to inspire and equip you to see the world whether it’s for a vacation or to live. Look around and learn more about our travels, our life abroad and the differences between living in Europe and living in America. Use our travel resources to help yourself find your next adventure.
The world knows a lot about America, but Americans know very little about the rest of the world. Let’s change that.
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We recently spent time traveling to anti-LGBT countries. It left us with advice and reasons to visit countries even if you don’t agree with their laws.
Should I go traveling? There should be no excuse not to travel, yet we hear travel excuses all the time. Here is a break-down of 30 reasons not to travel and how to knock them out of your way so you can travel more.
Learning Danish was a major goal when we moved to Copenhagen. Danish is a difficult language, but for political reasons we stopped taking lessons after the Danish People’s Party cut funding for foreigners to learn Danish.
“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”
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