10 years ago we left Switzerland to discover the world

It's already 10 years of traveling

We almost missed our 10th anniversary of traveling the world. One evening, under the wonderful starry sky here in Australia, I suddenly realized that we have left Switzerland 10 years ago. In 2007 we quit our jobs, sold our house, got rid of most of our stuff and left Switzerland to discover the world. That was in February 2007, and now is already April 2017. That’s more than 10 years! Continue reading

Road Trip from Perth to Alice Springs – The longest shortcut in Australia

On the Road Trip from Perth to Alice Springs

The road trip from Perth to Alice Springs is 3’607 km long if you want to drive on well-developed, sealed roads. Since we can also handle difficult 4WD tracks with our Troopy, well-developed roads are not a must for us. On the contrary. We love to drive 4WD tracks and take the roads less traveled to discover the lesser known attractions and places in the outback of Australia. Continue reading

How to buy a car in Australia – Tips and Info

We tell you how to buy a car in Australia and what is important to know.

We tell you how to buy a car in Australia and what is important to know.

Australia is one of our favorite countries for a road trip. We love the beautiful landscapes and the diversity. From rainforest to the desert, from mountains to the beach, there is everything in Australia. The best way to travel around this vast country is with your own vehicle. If you like camping and have several months planned for your trip, we highly recommend you to buy your own car in Australia. But how do you buy a car, what are the things to consider, what are the problems you can run into? In this post we will tell you how to buy a car in Australia. Continue reading

The Abenteuer & Allrad fair in Bad Kissingen

Expedition truck at the Abenteuer & Allrad fair in Bad Kissingen

Expedition truck at the Abenteuer & Allrad fair in Bad Kissingen

The timing of the Abenteuer & Allrad fair in Bad Kissingen could not be better. Our year on the Indonesian island of Pulau Pef is over. We have traveled back to Switzerland and are already in the middle of planning for our next big adventure. For the road trip around the world with our own vehicle we need to do a lot of planning and organizing. Continue reading

Road trip around Southern Germany

Road Trip around Southern Germany

Road Trip around Southern Germany

A few weeks ago we left Pulau Pef, the small island in Raja Ampat, and traveled back to Switzerland. Now, we are already back on the road. This time for a road trip around Southern Germany. The main reason for the road trip around Southern Germany is a visit to the Abenteuer & Allrad Show in Bad Kissingen. On the way to the fair we have time to visit some other places in Southern Germany. Continue reading

Ireland Road Trip – Things to see in 5 days

Ireland road trip tips

How about an Ireland road trip? Inspritation and tips in this post.

You need a break? How about doing an Ireland road trip? Dublin is just a bit more than a two hours flight from Europe. The friendly Irish people, the landscape and the relaxed atmosphere in traditional pubs make it easy to fall in love with Ireland. Mid May I explored Ireland with three of my best friends. Continue reading

Our life in Flip Flops – Four years of summer

Four years of summer - Our life in flip flops

Four years of summer – Our life in flip flops

For four years we already enjoy permanent summer. We life our lives in flip flops close to the ocean with a lot of sunshine. With one exception. Last year we spent two months in winter wonderland Switzerland. We visited our families and friends and for a change we spent Christmas and New Year together in the snow. Continue reading