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Winter in a Van

As an Australian, I was very concerned about going north through Norway and Sweden. How cold would it get? How would I drive in snow? What survival tips did I need? Would my car start? And so on. We spent two weeks up north, and even now as we have been making our way south…

34 Days & A Bucket List (of sorts)

Guess what you guys?!   I did it! The tickets are booked! I’m outta here on the 6th of August!! Loki’s following close behind and will be flying out on the 10th, meeting me at Frankfurt airport on the 11th.   There’s still a bit left to organise, but really not much. In terms of…

Inertia – or, a better word that I can’t come up with right now

I was going to start this post with a clever definition of the word “inertia” to try and describe how things are feeling right now. I had always thought of it as what happens if you were to roll a rock down a hill. It starts off slowly and gets faster and faster as it…

Emptying a House for a Move Overseas

The second question that everyone asks me, after I explain why I’m not taking Lumen, is what I’m doing with the house. The simple answer is, I’m selling it. This has been met with mixed reactions from people. Some have tried to convince me to keep it and rent it out, others have agreed it’s…

A General To-Do List

There are a lot of things to organise before this trip. Packing up one’s life and moving overseas (however temporarily) always involves a lot of planning, a lot of stress, and a lot of things to organise. Even a month-long overseas trip involves booking flights, hotels, organising things to see and do, occasionally getting visas,…

Trains, Planes and Automobiles

Ah, the open road. Travelling where and when we want to, moving from country to country, city to city… But the question is, how should we travel? There are a few options available (as there is with anything on this trip!) and so I think a pros and cons list is in order!   Campervan…