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Sweden: Things Loved, Things Lost.

“You should write a post. One about Sweden, one about Germany,” my girlfriend tells me, while we stroll through the Christmas markets of a quaint German town a few hours from her place. I should. I know I should. But every time I try, I falter. I’ve never considered myself a “travel writer” – I…

Vanlife with Dogs: What to Pack

The other day was the four month anniversary since I landed and so Loki and I have our routines down pat now, rain, sun or snow (literally). If you’re thinking about hitting the road with your dog, long term or short term, you might be wondering what to pack. Don’t stress! It’s not as complicated…

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…

A Decision!

I keep writing posts. I have about 6 drafts in the wings, all of them with more or less the same message. Something along the lines of I am terrified and don’t know if I’m doing the right thing, I don’t know what I’m doing, holy hell there’s only 4 months until I’m meant to be…

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…