I’m an artist. He’s an engineer. He reads maps. I read menus. He calculates exchange rates. I can ask for “corkscrew,” “tickets” and “toilets” in several languages.
The author of Traveling While Married says being the same old couple in a new and different place can be a disorienting experience. With us, it’s the opposite. Being on the road steadies us, and we find ourselves at our best. •