Road Tripping Through Scenic Italy

Written by Michelle / Photos by Michelle and David

I was never a huge fan of road trips when I lived in Australia, mainly because they were so boring. Since living in Europe I have come to thoroughly enjoy road tripping. To start with, you can be driving along and without much fanfare, you are in a whole other country. Secondly, Europe is so damn scenic and interesting. Thirdly, nowhere is that far compared to Australian standards. So this … Read More

A desert road in Jordan

Is it Safe to Self Drive a Car in Jordan?

Written by David / Photos by Michelle, David and Robert

Is it safe to self drive a car in Jordan? The answer is yes, yes and yes, 1000 times yes. I get it, this is the very same question we asked ourselves before even considering hiring a car in Jordan. But the truth is, after a week road tripping between Amman, Petra, Wadi Rum, the Dead Sea and back to Amman, I can say with confidence that driving around Jordan … Read More


Exploring the Beauty of the Rioja Wine Region in Spain

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle and David

It is very noticeable as soon as you are in Rioja country. The lush, green rolling hills of the Basque Country are left behind and the land almost instantaneously becomes dry and brown, dotted with the lush green vines of grapes. Driving on the winding roads that are one lane each way with the odd one-way bridge is your entrance to this famous Spanish wine region. There is a serenity … Read More

Why we loved Rothenburg ob der Tauber and can’t wait to go back

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, meaning above the Tauber river, has long been on my bucket list, ever since I bought my Germany Lonely Planet not long after I found out I was moving here. Since living in Germany I have met a few people who have visited Rothenburg ob der Tauber and said that it is a pretty town but over-crowded with tourists. Despite this we decided to see it … Read More

An Overview of our Whirlwind Tour of Southern Germany in a Week

Written by Michelle / Photos by Michelle & David

I have been living in Munich for more than three years and up until now have only visited Starnberger See, thanks to work, Garmisch Partenkirchen to go skiing and Augsburg and Neuschwanstein which were part of school trips. Since I had my one week autumn break David and I were looking for a cheaper option for our holiday, this is when we came up with the idea of seeing a … Read More

Kirkjufell, Iceland

A Road Trip Around Iceland, the sensational land of fire and ice

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

Iceland has always been on our bucket list. One rainy Sunday afternoon we watched The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. It didn’t take long for us to bite the bullet and booked flights that same afternoon. We only had a week available to see as much as possible. Everything we’d read suggested that we needed longer but we decided to attempt to road trip around the island anyway. Since October … Read More