• 2 Days in Oslo, Norway

    Our journey to the top of the earth first took us to Norway. It was a simple and hastily made decision discussed over a few chilled beverages. How about a road trip in Norway?…

  • Norway Road Trip – Fjords and Mountains

    After exploring Oslo for 2 days, it was time to prepare for our 7 day road trip around Norway. Well, around the middle of Norway. We weren’t going too far north or south. We…

  • Iceland Road Trip – A Winter Adventure

    I had been wanting to go to Iceland ever since I was a teenager and had found out there was actually a place called Iceland. I started travelling in 2008, and even though I…

  • A Weekend at Rainbow Beach, Australia

    About 240 kms north of Brisbane lies the small coastal town of Rainbow Beach. We decided to check it out one weekend and made our way through winding pine forests which we stopped at…

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    Coping with Copenhagen

    Red wine and coffee helped make us tired then wake us up again as we enjoyed the view from the train window. We had left Stockholm behind and were bound for Copenhagen. Endless green soaked meadows passed…

  • Byron Bay’s Secret Beaches, Australia

    The Northern New South Wales beachside town of Byron Bay has long been a favourite weekend destination for residents of Brisbane and backpackers road-tripping up and down Australia’s East Coast. Known for its laid…

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    Exploring Yamba, Australia

    With only a short break from work over Christmas, and in search of adventure, we jumped on Google Earth and started scoping out the coastline of northern New South Wales. Soon the small coastal…

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    2 Days in Stockholm, Sweden

    Dawn broke as I stood on the stern of the ship and watched the sun emerge through the clouds as the ship navigated the narrow corridor into Stockholm. We were aboard MS Victoria, a…

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    Road Trip to Селехово, Russia

    We decided to get out of Moscow for a few days and looked online for a good dacha (country house) to rent. We found a decently priced modern dacha with its own banya (sauna)…

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    What to do in Budapest, Hungary

    After a few days in Belgium we jumped aboard a Ryanair jet bound for Budapest, the Hungarian capital and the 6th most visited city in Europe. I knew little about Budapest and it was…

  • The Moscow – Tallinn Night Train

    Our time in Russia had once again drawn to a close. We made our way to Leningradsky Vokzal which, built in 1851,  is the oldest railway station in Moscow. Inside the station we found…

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    The Venice of the North – Bruges, Belgium

    We’d just hopped off the early morning Amsterdam-Brussels train and made our way into the station complex to book a ticket to Bruges. Back home I had googled ‘Bruges in winter’, and the amazing…