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Experience Iceland One Tolt at a Time

Experience Iceland One Tolt at a Time

In my mind, I can smell the fresh rain in the air as the clouds roll on by. I hear the swish of a tail. I can feel my hand running down the soft silky coat of the horses' necks, reassuringly patting my sturdy hoofed mount and curling my hand around to scratch that one...

Preparing for Patagonia – The First Steps

Preparing for Patagonia – The First Steps

Patagonia. It’s the proverbial mother ship. The ultimate goal. The dream. Fantasy. On the hiker's scale of 1-hell yeah! It’s above the hell yeah level. But it isn’t for the faint-hearted or the unprepared. Even though we are over five months away from our Patagonia...

Two Travellers One Backpack

Two Travellers One Backpack

As a travel couple you generally make some rules before you hit the road. Some are spoken quite clearly and others are hidden away behind the veil of keeping the peace in your relationship. Some travel couples don’t pee in front of one another, others have scheduled...

The Five Things That I Never Travel With

The Five Things That I Never Travel With

We’ve all read those articles. Ones that supposedly are here to tell you how to make your travel life so much easier. So much lighter. So much more like the life that you left at home. Whether you are off on a two week or two year journey there are always a few vital...

Next Stop – South America!

Next Stop – South America!

Sorry not sorry this post is going to be a bit of a brag fest. A pre-emptive brag fest. As our wonderful Patreon supporters are aware we have a big surprise to share with you all. Actually just to share with anyone really. It’s that kind of life changing exciting...

When a Nature-Lover is Afraid of the Dark

When a Nature-Lover is Afraid of the Dark

We all have fears. Rational fears. Irrational fears. Life long fears. As travellers we're told that we're lucky, living the dream and doing what we love to do. Never mind the hard work, long hours and terrible pay. Or the unspoken fears that we're never supposed to...

That Moment When You See the World Like Never Before

That Moment When You See the World Like Never Before

Let’s take a moment to imagine this little scenario. Your bags are packed, your travel insurance is paid for, the policy is printed out somewhere in that bundle of papers, and you’re off on an adventure of a lifetime. The days turn into weeks, the strangers turn into...

That One Time I Flew TigerAir

That One Time I Flew TigerAir

There's a beautiful moment between your heart and your mind when you find that perfect airfare, to that wonderful destination and you click that book button. And then the is the moment of euphoria that rushes through your veins after you've paid and received your...

Adventures of an Albuquerque Road Trip

Adventures of an Albuquerque Road Trip

Adventures are best when life just happens to you: When you sit back, relax, and enjoy the serendipity the travel lifestyle offers you. Whether you’re a long-term traveller or just enjoy a short vacation from your daily life. Any road trip wouldn’t be complete without...

To Tour or Not To Tour? A Travellers Dilemma

To Tour or Not To Tour? A Travellers Dilemma

To Tour or Not To Tour? The ultimate travellers dilemma in a day and age when the internet is telling you to quit your job, put on a coconut and travel the world care free. Now maybe you just want to put on that coconut, travel the world care free but only for a short...

Glamping amongst the grapevines

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