I met Doron at the beginning of his journey and in my last days of traveling. Although we were at the opposite ends of travel, we still shared one striking commonality: home. Where he had been walking around just hours earlier, was a place I hadn’t stood on in months and while he was ready to jump out into the big wide world, I was ready to cozy up in a familiar bed. Our conversation happens when we are back in New York and we discuss the relationship between home and the world and how leaving home can helps you discover who you are when it isn’t coddling you. In this episode, we reflect on the benefits of long term backpacking, why he feels connected when he is alone in nature, and why home tastes sweeter when you have been gone for a while.