He told them he was moving to Crickhollow, rather than travelling abroad. Though to the hobbits around the Ivy Bush Tavern, Crickhollow and Buckland were a far cry from Hobbiton; many of them had never been so far from home.
Ah, it must have been in Bree: Mr. Underhill said he was writing a book about the history of hobbits living in the hinterlands or outlands or outside the Shire. I can't remember his exact words. He was told to talk to the hobbits of Staddle.