04/06/2012 07:15 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

72 Hours On The Road (VIDEO)

During our road trip, I generally did the limo thing, sitting in the back with my writing gear during the 72 hours our panel said we actually drove. The time passed so fast. My hours were spent editing the new 31st edition of "Europe Through the Back Door," writing this blog, doing interviews on the phone and enjoying the view. We brought a Frisbee and only managed to toss it around once. That was in Iowa.