Road Life

What?! Five Weeks In Guatemala!

What?! Five Weeks In Guatemala!

After four quick days in the colonial city of Antigua, we made the four hour drive to San Marcos La Laguna on Lake Atitlán. The drive was beautiful as we passed through numerous Mayan villages and rural Guatemala. San Marcos/Lake Atitlán is located in the Guatemala highlands with the lake having an elevation of 1,562 meters. Similar to Denver in ... Read More »

The Update: Fifth Edition

The Update: Fifth Edition

Hello from the Canary Islands! We’re on the island of Tenerife for the week. It’s been a little rainy and cloudy so far, but that is supposed to change and the sun should be shining for the rest of the week starting later today! First off, check out our new travel resources page. A list of our go-to tools and resources for making ... Read More »

The Update: Fourth Edition

The Update: Fourth Edition

Welcome to the fourth edition of ‘The Update’ – I am writing this post from BARCELONA, SPAIN! We arrived at our fourth housesit and will be spending the next two weeks with three sweet cats. We are looking after Lolo, Coco, and Gina and so far they are great. Since I last updated you, we’ve been on a whirlwind tour ... Read More »

The Update: Third Edition

The Update: Third Edition

Hello from Zagreb, Croatia and welcome to the third edition of The Update. You can find the first edition here and the second here. We’re on day two of four in Zagreb and spent it walking around the city. The weather is perfect, we love our Airbnb apartment and the vibe in Zagreb is great! We enjoyed some pizza and saw a ... Read More »

The Update: Second Edition

The Update: Second Edition

Hello and welcome to the second edition of The Update! It’s our last full day in Turkey and we’re getting ready to say goodbye to all of the wonderful pets we have been caring for. We’ve really gotten to know their little personalities over the last 3+ weeks and we will certainly miss waking up to them each day. 🙂 ... Read More »

The Update: First Edition

The Update: First Edition

Hello from Üzümlü, Turkey and welcome to the inaugural edition of ‘The Update’! The Update is our effort to keep you in the loop on what we’ve been up to on a more regular basis. Over the past year of traveling we have had good weeks and not so good weeks, when it comes to getting full posts up on the blog ... Read More »

This One Time at Bush Camp

This One Time at Bush Camp

Spiders. Mosquitoes. Scorpions. Snakes. These are all words I heard after telling people we booked a 56-day camping trip in Africa. Obviously I hoped to avoid seeing any of these little creatures, but I knew if I acted scared enough, Matt would take care of them. 🙂 However, what really scared me and the two words I feared most: BUSH CAMP. Bush camping ... Read More »

We’re Back!!!

We’re Back!!!

Hey Folks – we are finally back on the blog! It has been a crazy last two months overlanding through Africa with us starting in Nairobi, Kenya and ending in Cape Town, South Africa (where I am currently sitting). We started out strong seeing the Serengeti and then soaked up the beach and sun in Zanzibar. However, Zanzibar also turned ... Read More »

Happy New Year and We Hit 100 Days on the Road!

Happy New Year and We Hit 100 Days on the Road!

We made it to 2015 AND passed 100 days on the road! While 2015 was inevitable, making it 100 days on the road was more of a challenge. We may have had a few arguments, which we figured would happen, but overall we feel pretty good. It is hard to believe we landed in Japan over three months ago! We ... Read More »

Yangon Wake-up Call

Yangon Wake-up Call

We sat in our Yangon guesthouse thinking, “What the heck are we still doing here?” After four days in Yangon, the last two with basically no internet, we were questioning our decision on coming to Myanmar. Our first couple days in the city were busy with seeing pagodas and taking the circle train around town, but we weren’t digging the ... Read More »