I did wonder, there was a time whenever I looked up camera/lens reviews, you'd be one of the first on the list Gordon. You've helped me make many a decision along the way. Long before Matt Granger [ThatNikonGuy] or Jared Polin or DigiRev [well, they had talking hands guy that time
You'd still be right up there with those guys if you were as regular with the reviews, but, I'd take travel over that commitment anyday too! Have fun exploring the world. I hope to do the same some time, or at least see some of it.
Nikon D90: Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8, Vivitar 70-210mm f/3.5, Next up: Nikkor 85mm f/1.8D