I’ve got to know Ben Casnocha well over the past few years. He’s a remarkable kid – and I say “kid” respectfully even though he recently turned 18. Ben visited me and Amy a few weeks ago and we had a great time – one of the things we talked about were the colleges that Ben has been accepted to and his plan to take a “gap year” (a year between high school and college) to go travel around the world. He just launched a new blog called Ben’s Gap Year Travel Adventures – I expect this will be a fascinating and incredibly educational blog. Europe is up first in June and July.