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Paris -- Day 01

FRANCE | Sun, 17 Apr 2016 | By billh | Views [347] | Comments [9]

Still getting used to this quirky website -- wrote this story twice only to see it disappear into the ether -- hopefully I can make it as interesting this third time! It's Sunday afternoon around 2pm, I'm in my hotel room on the 18th floor overlooking ... Read more >

Preparations

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 14 Sep 2016 | By mekikepilala | Views [255] | Comments [9]

What sounded like a cool idea at the time has evolved into the reality of a merry jaunt through Southern Africa for eight glorious weeks. In a week from now we will be sipping wine and wondering what crucial items were not packed into the bulging duffle ... Read more >

The Decision

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 20 Sep 2016 | By camilleandjamie | Views [477] | Comments [8]

The decision to become nomads, if only for a year, didn't come lightly. We had discussed many times together, our desire to travel, to explore and discover new and exciting places.  We had already travelled to a lot of places, both together ... Read more >

Tags: australia, journey, nomads, travelling

2016 European Adventure

FRANCE | Sun, 5 Jun 2016 | By marfee7 | Views [289] | Comments [6]

Monday May 30 2016 Nothing very exciting about preparations this year. Our mandatory renovate-a-room-just-before-we-leave was uncharacteristicly completed one week before our departure date. Still, we all make mistakes. So we awake at 6am ... Read more >

QLD Whitsundays

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 23 Apr 2016 | By dawnandmark | Views [206] | Comments [6]

Hi all, you are all going to feel very sorry for us when I say this (not), we are now on our last 2 weeks in the mini-beast and our last 3 weeks in Oz.  Time is slipping away fast now.  We have had an action packed couple of days in ... Read more >

Asturias - Villaviciosa & Cudillero

SPAIN | Sun, 28 Aug 2016 | By dawnandmark | Views [119] | Comments [6]

Asturias, Villaviciosa Stopped at the cider capital of Spain, Villaciciosa for the afternoon and night. You need a few ciders to be able to pronounce the towns name!! Lovely little town, loads of siderias to sample the local cider in. Just had one ... Read more >

The Ultimate Camping Experience

UGANDA | Tue, 4 Oct 2016 | By ameuganda | Views [107] | Comments [5]

Made it to the Canaan Health Clinic in Buziicka, just outside Jinja! I have no idea how to begin explaining this place. We will start with the ride out here from Mukono. There is life everywhere a constant show of people on the street, motorcycles driving ... Read more >

Boda Boda when an ambulance just isn't exciting enough

UGANDA | Fri, 7 Oct 2016 | By ameuganda | Views [101] | Comments [5]

I’m sitting in the quiet Canaan clinic in the early morning, going over the differences in our health care systems with the nurses there when the hum of a boda boda is heard entering the gates. We stand up and walk the few feet to the open front ... Read more >

Kuala Selangor

MALAYSIA | Mon, 6 Mar 2017 | By dawnandmark | Views [51] | Comments [5]

Left KL this morning and picked up hire car to transport us all around peninsular malaysia for the next three weeks. Bit hair raising driving as the locals are a bit crazy drivers but the roads so far are great. Visited Batu caves which is home to a ... Read more >

Christmas in Berlin

GERMANY | Mon, 16 Jan 2017 | By swathi | Views [299] | Comments [4]

Prologue How exciting! This is my first ever travel piece. I aim to make one piece per city in the Winter Holidays 16/17 series...so that's 7 pieces. I'll try to keep my writing as fresh as my memories and I will definitely NOT sugar-coat any unfortunate ... Read more >

Tags: christmas, hostel, walking

Well, I'm on my way!

GREENLAND | Fri, 15 Apr 2016 | By billh | Views [261] | Comments [4]

It’s well after midnight, I’m on a plane somewhere over the mid-Atlantic and there’s no "turning back now".  Six hours ago, sitting in the gate area at San Francisco airport, I have to admit the chorus in my head wasn’t ... Read more >

CONTEST -- Experience Europe with me

FRANCE | Tue, 30 Aug 2016 | By billh | Views [200] | Comments [4]

To keep things interesting, I've decided to add something extra to the journal/blog -- a contest.  (If you find it fun/interesting, let me know and I'll try to keep doing it.)     Over the next few weeks, I'll post a few photos of things ... Read more >

Serowe Botswana

BOTSWANA | Mon, 26 Sep 2016 | By mekikepilala | Views [184] | Comments [4]

No need to send out the search party. We are alive and well in Serowe in Botswana. We have stories to tell but you will have to wait until we reach a decent sized town with internet access.

QLD Cairns

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 28 Apr 2016 | By dawnandmark | Views [174] | Comments [4]

Thanks for all the comments, its really lovely hearing from you.  We are now in Cairns.  since we started our travels in the mini-beast everyone we have spoken to in the rest of Oz have said 'get yourself to Queensland and in particular Cairns'.... Read more >

Galicia - out of Galicia - back to Galicia!

SPAIN | Sat, 10 Sep 2016 | By dawnandmark | Views [141] | Comments [4]

Galicia The plan for today was to relocate south and head for Extremadura. Set off on a 5 hour journey but with every mile it got hotter and hotter. Stopped for lunch and it was boiling. Started to reassess our plan. Checked temperatures for destination ... Read more >

Fraser Hill & Taiping

MALAYSIA | Thu, 9 Mar 2017 | By dawnandmark | Views [48] | Comments [4]

Fraser Hill 6 th & 7 th + Taiping 8 th Good journey up into the hills, even though the last 10 miles were on a single carriage way with mega switchbacks. It's a lot cooler up here, about 20C instead of the 30C plus we have had. Fraser ... Read more >

Taman Negara

MALAYSIA | Wed, 22 Mar 2017 | By dawnandmark | Views [28] | Comments [4]

Taman Negara is the most famous national park in Malaysia and the top place to visit. Our resort is accessed by a boat ride across the river and is next door to park HQ and all the trails. Really beautiful place on the doorstep of the jungle. Great accommodation ... Read more >

My 1st Blog post! Getting ready to leave. EEK!

HAITI | Wed, 2 Nov 2016 | By jessicainhaiti | Views [465] | Comments [3]

Bonjou!!! or Hello!   Well, here it is. My first blog post ever. I'm very excited to be writting a blog on my adventures in Haiti. I'd like to let everyone know that I will be open, blunt and honest on what I see while there. So, if your squimish, ... Read more >

Tags: first post, haiti, mission

Amiens Arrival

USA | Tue, 14 Jun 2016 | By kimswim | Views [191] | Comments [3]

  We arrived in Amiens around noon. It is north of Paris and boasts several special sites. The first thing we noticed was how changed it was. They've closed the main road through town and made it a huge walking/jogging area for townspeople. The ... Read more >

Day trippin' to Dresden

GERMANY | Mon, 23 Jan 2017 | By swathi | Views [187] | Comments [3]

Dresden (26th Dec 2016) What exactly is Boxing Day? It's a holiday I always took for granted, picturing family's going to the ring to have it out with each other just like the Kardashians did on Season 4. The truth is, Boxing Day is celebrated differently ... Read more >

Tags: boxing day, day trip, dresden, germany

A Challenge, A Quest and My First Meet-up in Paris

FRANCE | Mon, 25 Apr 2016 | By billh | Views [186] | Comments [3]

Another gloomy day, grey skies and rain -- realizing now that I had been spoiled the first few days I was here in Paris with such nice weather.  Nonetheless, I had given myself an important quest to accomplish or at least set into motion today. ... Read more >

Off to Venice We Go!

ITALY | Mon, 4 Jul 2016 | By travelingherbie | Views [182] | Comments [3]

  July 4th Happy Independence Day to everyone back home! 🎉🇺🇸 Bright and early this morning we headed off to Venice, Italy. After a meandering 6 hour train ride later through the Swiss and Italian countryside, we arrived in Venezia!!! ... Read more >

Out of the "Isa"

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 18 Jun 2016 | By jmandjm | Views [173] | Comments [3]

After an overnight stop in Mount Isa we were set to head of on what we knew would be a fairly mundane drive - across the Barkly Highway then up the Stuart Highway to position ourselves for the run out to Nhulunbuy on the 18th of June. We camped overnight ... Read more >

Mussels in Brussels!

BELGIUM | Mon, 30 Jan 2017 | By swathi | Views [158] | Comments [3]

Brussels (28th - 30th Dec 2016) When I was in Year 5, there was an interschool competition to create the most persuasive holiday advertisement. You could pick any country and I had picked Belgium. I chose multi- coloured  Word ... Read more >

Tags: brussels, mannequin pis

Coffee Meet-Up -- Parisian Style

FRANCE | Sun, 12 Jun 2016 | By billh | Views [147] | Comments [3]

Short story -- primarily to explain the photo.  Today was my last Meet-Up event in Paris (third total) and was with a coffee group.  Fourteen signed-up -- nine showed-up -- sound familiar?  It was at the Umani Matcha Cafe near the Place ... Read more >

 

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