Misadventures on an Australian Road Trip: The Lightning Storm. All was going well until we saw the incoming storm. Our new theory: What can go wrong, will go wrong. Guest staring our dear friends, Velvet Thunder.
Get up close and personal with Australia's most iconic animal, at the Alice Springs Kangaroo Sanctuary!
We've said this before, but we often see comments on our travel photos and across our website, saying things like: "You're so lucky" "I wish I could afford to travel" "So jealous, I wish I could go somewhere like that" "How do you afford to travel all the time?" The simple truth is, you can... Continue Reading →
Happy Valentine's Day! Wherever you are and whoever you are with, we hope you're having a great day. Matt and I have been together for nearly 4 years (our anniversary is later this week), and V-Day is not when we choose to celebrate our relationship and love for one another. Instead, we try to show... Continue Reading →
Growing up, I distinctly remember my grandfather's obsession with motorcycles. I didn't understand at the time, and thought they looked like large bicycles that just made loud noises and went faster. The helmet was always far too big for my head, but when spending the night with my grandparents, if I was lucky, I'd get... Continue Reading →
To someone who has never been backpacking before, I believe there is a common misconception that a backpacker has "fun" all the time. You know... one day, you decided to quit your job, packed all your belongings in a rucksack and now travel the world, partying, meeting new people and having the time of your... Continue Reading →
It is impossible to travel from one side of the world to another in a single trip and you may find yourself with multiple layovers to your final destination. While you can save money by booking a lengthier journey, be prepared for some exhaustion, frustration and hunger. Personal Opinion: Really cheap flights, and really cheap bus... Continue Reading →
In April, our Working Holiday Visas were accepted, and we booked a really cheap flight from Toronto to Sydney with two layovers: Vancouver for 2 hours, and Honolulu for 9 hours. Australia was our very first topic of conversation when we met in 2013, and the plan to come here together on the WH visa... Continue Reading →