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
Today we give you a little insight in the life of Lina and Dave, an American couple who is travelling the world. Both grew up in Wisconsin and in 2013 they decided to travel around the world. Continue reading
Last night we had a blast. Totally unexpected, to be honest. From our guesthouse close to the Tapae Gate in Chiang Mai it’s a short walk to the night bazaar. The market itself was not the main purpose why we went there. We wanted to see the Ladyboy Cabaret which was a recommendation from two young Swiss girls we met the other day. We went to the show with no expectations at all and we went home with a wow feeling. Continue reading
Our road trip around Australia is history. What now? We continue our travels. Our plan is to be back in Switzerland for Christmas which is almost two months from now. Plenty of time to do a bit more travelling. Read on to find out why we decided for a stopover in Kuala Lumpur. Continue reading
Our road trip around Australia is history. With a smile on our face we now think back to the great time we had. The last 11 months have been wonderful. We crossed the Simpson Desert, we celebrated New Year’s Eve in Sydney, we met so many lovely people on the road, we enjoyed close encounters with Koalas, experienced the real Outback and many other things off the beaten track. Continue reading
Do you like coffee? We love coffee. Good coffee. On our road trip around Australia we drank quite a many cappuccinos and started to wonder why the coffee taste and texture of the milk froth can be so different depending on who is making it. We wanted to find out the secrets about how to make the perfect cup and attended a barista course in Fremantle last week. It was worth every cent.
One year ago we left the Maldives for good. For three years we called the Lhaviyani Atoll our home. We often think back to the great time we had and we miss the great diving on the Maldives a lot. We dived in the waters of the Indian Ocean almost every day and we did more than 1000 dives in the Lhaviyani Atoll. Continue reading
Have you thought about where to spend New Year’s Eve? What about going to Sydney to watch the world-famous fireworks? Last year we celebrated New Year’s Eve in Sydney and it was definitely a night to remember. Read on if you want to know how we prepared for the perfect night and what we would do differently next time. Continue reading