To travel around Switzerland intensively is something we wanted to do for a very long time. But whenever we have been back to our home country we either had to work or we just stayed for a short time. Finally we did our Tour around Switzerland. We have seen amazing places. Beautiful medieval cities, mountains, stunning landscapes and a lot more. Continue reading
Have you ever heard of the mountain village Arosa? It is a popular place to spend the winter holidays for local and foreign tourists. Even if it is not the most famous winter destination in Switzerland we can recommend Arosa as a fantastic place to spend the winter or ski holidays. Continue reading
The train ride with the Bernina Express along the Albula railway line is known as one of the most spectacular train experiences. No wonder that this railway line is, with only three others, on the list of the UNESCO-world heritage. Continue reading
We haven’t seen snow for three years. Way to long? No, we are not particularly keen on winter sports and snow. We prefer the summertime with warm, sunny weather. But after three years it’s about time and we are actually looking forward to be back in the snow in Arosa.
If you like to know how it feels to be back in a winter wonderland after three years of warm, sunny weather just read on. Continue reading
A few months ago we published the blog post How much money do we need to travel around Australia with an overview of our travel expenses for the first half year of our road trip through Australia.
In this post we will tell you how much money we spent for the whole road trip through Australia for one year. You can also find useful tips on how to reduce your travel costs for a road trip around Australia. Continue reading
A trip through a foreign country is not only about sightseeing; it’s also about visiting events and mingling with the locals on festivals. Australia has many different events and festivals and many of these are for free or very cheap. The biggest and most impressive event in Australia we have been to is the New Year’s Eve fireworks in Sydney. But there are many more events and festivals in Australia you should put on your travel list.
I’m sure you have seen these absolutely stunning pictures of star trails before. Maybe you even wondered how you could take such a photograph. I have seen pictures of star trails in the internet and thought: Continue reading
The Oodnadatta Track is one of the most famous tracks through the Australian outback. The track is not difficult or demanding but we really enjoyed the trip along the 617 km long track. The landscape is beautiful and the camp fires under the night sky with millions of stars where terrific. If you are planning to drive the Oodnadatta Track, you can find useful tips and pictures in this blog post. Continue reading
Have you seen images from Thailand with the sky full of lanterns? When we have seen the first images of Loy Krathong and the Yi Peng mass sky lantern release in Chiang Mai, we knew that we want to be there one day. This year, our timing was perfect and we managed to be in Chiang Mai during the Loy Krathong festival beginning of November.
In 19 months we have done more than 72’000 km on Australian roads during our two road trips. We have been on the road for many hours but it was never boring. Even on long stretches in the outback there is always something to see and to laugh about. In this post we like to show you some of the funny and bizarre sightings we came across on our long journey. Continue reading