Mongolia is one of these countries that was on our bucket list for a very long time. We heard about Mongolia from other overlanders, we’ve seen videos, we read blog posts and knew for sure, once in life we want to travel through Mongolia. This year our dream came true. We had the opportunity to explore this fascinating country. In this post we share the best places to visit in Mongolia. Continue reading
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
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
Are you ready for a scenic day trip in Switzerland? How about a visit to Mount Rigi where you can combine a scenic train ride to the top of Mount Rigi and a boat cruise on Lake Lucerne. We did this trip and the breathtaking views of the surrounding lakes and mountains left us speechless. There are many walking and hiking trails to choose from. We only did a short hike and afterwards went on a boat cruise on Lake Lucerne. 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
We are currently exploring Western Australia. It is the largest state of Australia and it is bigger than the whole Eastern Europe. To make the best out of our trip we ask an insider and we got some great tips. Read on to find out what you should not miss when traveling to Western Australia. Continue reading
The last 365 days went by very quickly. It feels as if 2016 just started but looking back we realize that 2016 was full of exiting things. We lived on one of the most beautiful places on earth; we had an amazing time in Switzerland and other parts of the world too. Here is our best of 2016, a year full of trips. Continue reading
What a surprise. The road trip from Perth to Kalgoorlie was great, especially the free camps
Have you ever started a road trip without a plan? You did not know where to stay and what to do? That’s exactly how our first week of our long road trip started. Having no fixed plan turned out great. We found awesome free camp spots and nice little towns from the gold rush times. Continue reading
Do you like to do a spectacular train and bus ride? How about the Bernina Express.
Traveling by train is nothing special for people living in Switzerland. About 1.3 million people use the train daily, most of them to go to work. We did lots of train rides the last four weeks and two of them in the Bernina Express and the Glacier Express. These two panoramic train rides are breathtaking. Continue reading
Austria is picturesque. On the hike from the Freiburger hut to the fossilized sea you get rewarded with this view.
It’s summer, it’s weekend and the temperatures are perfect for a hiking trip. This time we explore the region of Vorarlberg in Austria for four days. We stay in hotels but we also overnight in the mountain hut called Freiburger hut. There is plenty to see in the area. In this post we tell you more about the night in a mountain hut, the fossilized sea high up in the mountains and a secret waterfall. Continue reading