Best of Southern Iceland

Road trip – The Best of Southern Iceland

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You can circumnavigate the entire country of Iceland in less than a day of driving.. 16 hours to be exact. You would get to experience the countless varied landscapes and…

Choosing a Canadian snow resort

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Canada is a major destination when it comes to tourists coming to work on snow mountains. With so many mountains to choose from, choosing a Canadian snow resort can be very complicated. This…

 Our Canadian Snow Season

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We admit, it was an enormous comfort shock to suddenly be back with a stable roof over our heads (not a tent) and back into normal society. Our Canadian snow…

Easy steps

How to get a Canadian Work Visa

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Incredibly light, dust like champagne powder, white mountain peaks which travel as far as your eyes can see, those renown white capped pine trees and 8+ meters of annual snowfall…..

Our best Ireland Road Trip

Our Best Ireland Road Trip

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Ireland is an ancient and beautifully abundant country. Its landscapes are raw and rough from its aggressive weather and oceans. We all know what springs to mind when Ireland is…

Hitchhiking

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Hitchhiking is an incredibly moving, enlightening and culturally authentic method of travelling. It is also free! And while at the very beginning before we had thrown a thumb out or...

How we Hitchhiked Europe on 10€

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We hitchhiked Europe on 10€ a day. It was an incredibly moving, enlightening and consuming experience. For all of the amazing, great and funny experiences it involved, it was also...

Our final trips of hitchhiking, via camping at Durdle Door (London to Bristol, United Kingdom)

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We left our friends home to our final trips of hitchhiking. It was a usual cold and raining morning in London. Having stayed with her for an extended week after…

10€ a day traveling Norway

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Usually, the first thing which springs to mind when someone mentions travelling and Scandinavia is “it’s expensive there!”, and rightly so. These are “typically” not cheap countries to travel when...

Three days to hitchhike to the UK, via Belgium (Kettenes, Germany to London)

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We had three days to reach the UK because of tourist visa constraints. We had left it quite tight, but confident it was going to be okay, it was always…

Changes in course and the mission to see Eltz castle (Jesenice, Slovenia to Kattenes, Germany)

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We had little other options. Walking past dozens of police cars we had made the right choice having to scale down a motorway embarkment then up a slip lane, through…

A fairytale travel following the Soča River, Slovenia (Zagreb, Croatia to Jesenice, Slovenia)

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We sat in a minivan loaded with five young Czechs. Everything was going so well until they swapped from English and had an intense discussion. Having been picked up from…

The less travelled routes of Croatia (Omis to Zagreb, Croatia)

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We woke up in our tent in Croatia for the 66th time. It felt completely normal to us and always guaranteed a good nights sleep. More so because we were…

Drug dealers, guardian angels and great distances (Gjipe Beach, Albania to Omis, Croatia)

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We had a final swim to the turquoise reflective caves just south from the beach. At the entrance to these there is a flat section of the cliff where we…

An Unforgettable Albanian Experience (Gjipe Beach, Albania)

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Four days and nights past of being a prisoner inside a hostel when the time came to finally put our packs on and leave. Two unfortunate events, the first being…

To Dubrovnik then two guys hitchhiking to Albania (Dubrovnik, Croatia to Sarande, Albania)

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The border crossing sat a hundred meters in front of us. A sceptical Bosnian security guard stood guarding the middle of the road eyeing us confusingly. Perhaps it is an…

An epic hitchhike across magical Bosnia (Kulen Vakuf to Dubrovnik)

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There was no hurry to wake up as we only wished to travel 60km. By 10am we had bought some supplies and stood by the side of the road. With…

An empty Plitvice National Park for free!

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Three days of doing research, hibernating inside a 7€ a night hostel in Zagreb, Croatia had given us the time to plan our next weeks adventures. We had been living…

A slower pace and slow hitchhiking to Croatia (Poprad, Slovakia to Zagred, Croatia)

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We made it! And while it was technically not the intended way, across Mt Rysy at 2400m high, still we walked across the boarder! With Poland behind us, and 72km…

An attempt of walking across a mountain to Slovakia (Warsaw, Poland to Slovakia)

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Wake up! The sun screamed as it penetrated through our tents walls. A 19hour day, 14 of which were spent hitching 430km was now behind us and we ached to…

Baltic countries Kindness (Tallinn, Estonia to Warsaw, Poland)

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We each woke in a single bed. Not the usual kind of bed we found ourselves in which involves a strangers house or couch. It was a bed, in a…

A journey across Finland and Beyond (a quick hitchhike across Finland)

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After a long, short travelled hitchhiking day, we found ourselves walking across the Swedish/Finnish border. It was not ideal to be walking but our previous driver had dropped us a…

Doubtful hitchhiking across Lapland (the Lofoten Island, Norway to Finland)

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We found ourselves trapped in a house. Our epic one day attempt at hitchhiking across Lapland was quickly deteriorating. Due to our extended time in Norway, we needed to reach Finland as soon as…

The Lofoten Islands

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A Norwegian voice woke us from our terribly broken sleep. There was nobody around so we figured it must have been a recording over the ferry’s PA system. When it finally…

North north north! (Trandal to Reine, Lofoten Islands)

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We were dropped 30 minutes south at Volda and departed from our friends to head north. It was a sunny day, and as we waved goodbye to their van, we were suddenly alone…

More than a famous swing (Trandal, Norway)

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We were headed south as our last twenty four hours with the SMO3DJJ van and our Australian friends quickly approached. Having spent the past two weeks exploring the west coast of Norway with…

Free camping Norway and the SMO3 DJJ family

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After completing the gruelling 22km hike to Trolltunga, surviving the  freezing overnight conditions, sleeping within the snow line and traversing its insanely steep, muddy track, we six Australians drove towards…

Bucket list ticks at Trolltunga

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It was not until 10am that everyone in the SMO3 DJJ van family woke from a long nights sleep. It was the day we were to begin hiking one of Norway’s…

Preikestolen and Aussie roadtrips (Lysebotn to Odda)

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It was an early start to the day having to wake up at 5am. We had a ferry to catch at 7am which was leaving from the small town of…

Kjerag (Stavanger to Lysebotn)

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We stood before a bus stop just outside the town centre of Stavanger. The highway leading towards our next destination was only a few hundred meters away and we only…

Stavanger, Norway (on 3€ a day)

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We both held a glass of champagne with our names on tiny little stars hanging from the stems. We sat at a table with over a dozen other guests and an…

Journey West (Fjällbacka to Stavanger)

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It was 6am, completely light and rain was falling heavily. We had been so fortunate to have had an entire day of sunshine while we were in the town of…

Swedish cities and archipelagos (Hamstad to Fjällbacka)

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The sun continued to shelter behind the thick bed of clouds above us. We sat in our seats and waited for our wet tents outer skin to dry. It was not…

Homeless (Flensburg to Halmstad)

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We are currently listening to the rain as it falls lightly on our tent, the continuous whoosh of cars flying by on the freeway (only meters from our location) and…

The kindness of strangers (Bremen to Flensburg)

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I know it is much too early to write something about this topic, as I am sure I will have the urge to many times in the future, but I am…

The beginning of hitchhiking (Amsterdam to Bremen)

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We had woken up in our Amsterdam 10 share hostel room at 8am quite tired. It had been our first night in Europe and we figured it would be a…