When Tim and I first visited Tasmania in 2014, people had one of two reactions. The first was, “Is that in Africa?” and the second was, “Why? There’s nothing to do there.” Now, four years later, the attitude towards Tasmania has changed dramatically! Australia’s island state (by the way, no, Tasmania is not in Africa) … Continue reading Three Week Road Trip Itinerary in Tasmania
New Zealand's South Island is the country's most popular one with tourists, and for good reason. It offers scenic fjords, epic glaciers, dramatic mountains, and all the bungee jumping you can stomach. Since it's a relatively small island, you can easily travel throughout and visit all the major points of interest in about two weeks. … Continue reading Perfect Road Trip Itinerary on New Zealand’s South Island
If you are traveling through New Zealand’s North Island, and you enjoy the outdoors and hiking (and honestly what are you doing in NZ if you don’t?), then the Tongariro Alpine Crossing should absolutely be a priority in your plans! This was easily one of the best things my husband and I did during our … Continue reading What to Expect: Hiking Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Itinerary of our 2013 week-long road trip from San Francisco, California, to Vancouver, British Columbia. Two countries, 3 US states, 2 national parks and 7 days making our way up the Pacific coast of North America!
Driving from San Antonio to El Paso, Texas was 10 hours of dusty, empty road. We couldn’t even keep the dust out of the car. There were no major towns along the way - just small communities of run down trailers, We stopped at a rest stop to use the bathroom and the toilet seats … Continue reading Dust Storm in West Texas
More of my favorite pictures from Murren, Switzerland. 1. Jungfrau range and bike. 2. Jungfrau range. 3-4. Me paragliding. 5. View of the Lauterbrunnen valley below us while paragliding from Murren.
Itinerary: Day 1: Vienna, Austria Day 2: Bratislava, Slovakia Day 3: Salzburg, Austria Day 4: Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic Days 5-7: Munich, Germany and Oktoberfest Days 8-10: Hamburg, Germany and Tracy's Wedding Days 11-12: Hallstatt, Austria Day 13: Innsbruck, Austria Day 14: Innsbruck to Murten Days 15-16: Murten, Bern and the Swiss Alps Day 17: … Continue reading Switzerland – Murten, Bern and the Alps
One of our friends we met in Australia is visiting the United States this year and asked for my recommendations on an itinerary for her trip. Below is what I sent her- my top recommendations for exploring the United States! Los Angeles and the West: Spend about 4 days here. One for checking out Hollywood, … Continue reading The Best of the US
Our Australian road trip itinerary - 4114km (~2500 miles)! 1. Sydney 2. Blue Mountains 3. Hunter Valley 4. Port Macquarie 5. Noosa and K’Gari (Fraser Island) 6. Byron Bay 7. Bundaberg 8. Rockhampton 9. Airlie Beach 10. Townsville 11. Cairns
Sunset from Castle Rock in Townsville