While the Galapago Islands were certainly thrilling, Bellows emphasizes that you don't have to look far for a great experience. "We live in Washington, DC and that's constantly surprising us. One of the great things is most of it is free. A lot of people look at the book and think, 'Oh boy, going over to France is every expensive!' But travel does not have to be expensive. You can really discover the entire world in your own backyard."