As our Caribbean adventure continued, we headed to the small island nation of Grenada. Check out what we got up to and decide for yourself whether you would like to visit some day too.
Did you know that Barbados (the bearded ones) was named after the long, aerial roots of the fig trees prevalent on the island? Check out what else we learned during our visit.
These twin islands are closer to Venezuela than its next Caribbean neighbour. Read here what we got up to exploring both. Would you like to come and visit?
Curaçao, a Caribbean Island popular with European travellers, is one of the “ABC Islands” just north of Venezuela. If you ever wondered what it costs to travel to Curaçao check out this article.
A ten-day visit to Curaçao kicked off the Caribbean leg of our Minimalist Journey. Find out what we did and what adventures we got up to.
Find out how you can hike up and mountainbike ride down the highest mountain Ecuador’s and some challenging hikes around the Quilotoa loop…
Experience true Ecuadorean life in Loja as the cultural capital, Vilcabamba with amazing hikes and Cuenca – which represents the most European city and is home to the most ex-pats.
Find out how to enjoy land-based adventures in Galapagos Islands and how you can save money at the same time!
Two classic tourist spots to visit in Ecuador, but be warned there are some catches. Read what we researched and subsequently found out.
Quito, second highest capital in the world, with volcanoes all around, and 2.5 million inhabitants, is truly an amazing city. With a historic centre, Quito has one of the largest, least-altered and best-preserved historic centres in the Americas.
Find out more about the history of Civil Rights Movement and how it is commemorated today around the deep south. And still more than 50 years later, gaps remain between blacks and whites.
Explore New Orleans and discover the best things to do and places to visit. There’s really no other place like it in the country or arguably in the world given its influences of Caribbean, French, Spanish, West African, and Native American cultures to name a few.
Neither of us had been to Canada before so we decided since we were so close, we would spend a few weeks visiting some key cities. Knowing that we had 16 nights in Canada, we decided to split them pretty evenly between Montreal, Quebec City and Toronto.
After reading about travelling across the US by train, we decided to give it a go. This story is about the start in San Francisco, the trip and the stop-offs. Five family members on an adventure with no WiFi, limited cellphone coverage and a lot of time on our hands.
It must be said in many posts, books and tributes. All Kiwis and Aussies must make the pilgrimage to Gallipoli for ANZAC Day at least once in their lifetimes. It makes us all sincerely appreciate the sacrifice on the men, the lunacy of war and the making of our nations and who we are. Our 2012 three month trip ended with this sobering experience.