We got stuck in the mud in the Gobi Desert! – Our recovery tips

Stuck in the mud in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia

On some days, it just does not work out the way we have planned. Things go wrong and everything comes differently than expected. We are traveling through the Gobi Desert in Mongolia. We have discovered wonderful landscapes and drove hundreds of kilometers through rough, remote and difficult terrain. Everything has gone well so far. We like the diversity of the landscapes of the Gobi Desert a lot. We found super nice camp spots, collected enough fire wood for a campfire and marveled at the beautiful starry sky in the night. But today things are not going as planned. We drive through a sandy area and suddenly, we are surrounded by large puddles of water and mud. The surface is getting very wet and all of a sudden we are stuck in the mud. Our LandCruiser sits knee-deep in the mud. What now? Continue reading

How to ship a vehicle by ferry from South Korea to Russia

Ferry from South Korea to Russia

Beginning of July we sailed with our own vehicle from Donghae in South Korea to Vladivostok in Russia. The ferry leaves South Korea on Sunday and arrives in Russia on Monday. The journey takes about 24 hours. Do you want to know more about the trip on the DBS ferry? You want to know the procedure from the booking to the arrival, prices and contact details? Then this post is perfect for you. Continue reading

Cherry blossom in Seoul is a magical experience

Cherry Blossom in Seoul Korea

We have seen the dreamy photos of the amazing cherry blossom in Seoul or other cities in Korea and Japan so many times. Once in a lifetime, we wanted to experience this wonderful natural spectacle and be there, when the wonderful blossoms of the cherry trees transform the landscape into a fairy-tale world. The cherry blossom is celebrated in Korea and Japan. There are festivals that attract huge crowds. The mood is dreamy, expectant and happy. The cherry blossom is a sign that the temperatures are getting warmer, the winter is over and the summer is coming. Continue reading

How to ship a vehicle from Australia to Korea

How to ship a vehicle from Australia to Korea

One month ago we shipped our vehicle from Brisbane in Australia to Incheon in South Korea. Because our Toyota LandCruiser is converted to a camper with Hightop, it does not fit in a container. That means we have to do RoRo (roll-on roll-off) shipping. You wonder how to ship a vehicle from Australia to Korea? In this post you will find all about our experience, the handling, what you have to consider, what documents you need and what it costs. Continue reading

Our overland trip from Australia to Europe with the own vehicle

Overland trip from Australia to Europe

Have you ever thought of taking an overland trip from Australia to Europe with your own vehicle? After our long road trip around Australia, we are on the way to drive from Australia to Europe in our own vehicle. But how did we end up in Korea on our epic overland trip from Australia to Europe? Korea is certainly not the most popular travel destination for Europeans. Especially not with the own vehicle. Korea was not on top of our bucket list either. Actually, we did not know much about Korea. So how did it happen that we shipped our vehicle to South Korea? Continue reading

Why we prefer to sail with the ferry from Melbourne to Tasmania

Ferry from Melbourne to Tasmania

When planning our trip to Tasmania we knew one thing for sure: we take the ferry from Melbourne to Tasmania. We love to sail because it means slow travel and it’s also the best option for us as we travel with our camper. But even travelers without a vehicle should think about sailing instead of flying. Why? It’s more fun, it’s adventurous and it’s such a great feeling when the ship is leaving port and you see the skyline of Melbourne slowly disappear at the horizon. Continue reading

The Helinox Chair Two camping chair is one of our most useful camping gear

Helinox Chair Two the best camp chair

Thanks to our Helinox Chair Two camping chair we can relax after a long day of exploring the world. We can sit comfortably, read, watch the stars and sit around a campfire. The Helinox Chair Two has become a very important part of our equipment when camping. It is incredibly light, compact and yet very stable and comfortable. It’s exactly what we need to travel around the world with limited space. Continue reading

Road Trip from Brisbane to Sydney with detours through the Gold Coast Hinterland

Road Trip from Brisbane to Sydney in Australia

The road trip from Brisbane to Sydney along the east coast stretches over approximately 1000 kilometers. The direct route follows the coast on the Highway Nr. 1. Even if the highway is following the coastline, it is still too far away from the coast to enjoy sea view during the drive. But there are several sidetracks to beautiful beaches and nice towns along the coast. Continue reading

Mission Beach in Australia – 14 km of beautiful beaches from Bingil Bay to Wongaling Beach

Beautiful Bingil Bay north of Mission Beach

140 km south of Cairns we leave the highway. Our destination is the coast. We want to go to Mission Beach. Wow, the vegetation is incredibly green. It rains lightly as we drive through the middle of the rainforest. In a few minutes we reach the sea on the Cassowary Coast. This is the name of this part of the coast in Northern Queensland. The moment we see the sea with its turquoise-blue water we feel totally happy. We have arrived in paradise. Continue reading

The Devils Marbles are amazing at sunrise and sunset

Devils Marbles - Karlu Karlu in Australia

The Devils Marbles in Australia are a collection of beautifully shaped granite rocks. Especially at sunrise and sunset, when the rocks turn from brown to red and gold, great photo opportunities open up around the Devils Marbles. Fortunately, our travel plans have changed once more and the Devils Marbles are along our way. Do you want to see some images from the breathtaking nature we found on the Devil’s Playground and how the Devils Marbles change color during sunrise and sunset? Continue reading