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
During our Western Australia Road Trip we found beautiful nature, rugged coastal landscape, magic beaches, solitary vastness and last but not least very large distances from one place to another. All about what we have seen during the two months Western Australia Road Trip in this article. How about this itinerary for your next Western Australia Road Trip? Continue reading
Eight years ago Marcel told me about his dream of driving the Canning Stock Route for the first time. My first thought was: “And what should be so cool about driving the loneliest road on planet earth? Wouldn’t a beach or diving holiday be nicer?” Today I know the Canning Stock Route is something very special. And fortunately I said “Yes” to the great Canning Stock Route adventure. Continue reading
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
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
Coober Pedy is so different to any other town in Australia
The first time I heard that people live underground in Coober Pedy I didn’t know what to think of. What does it mean to live underground? Do they live in caves? Visiting the opal capital of the world thought me different. It turned out to be an interesting trip. Continue reading
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
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
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
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