One weekend back in September we hired a car and went camping in north west Slovenia. We rowed to the island in the middle of Lake Bled, ate massive cream cakes, hiked up a mountain and drove along the Vršič Pass, necks craned up at the Julian Alps. Here's a… Read more of "A Slovenian road trip (video edition)"
When we were back home this summer, we went on a road trip around the North Norfolk Coast. We camped in the countryside, ate fish and chips and walked along stormy beaches. I'll be writing a full post with all the details next week, but for now here's a taster… Read more of "A Norfolk road trip (video edition)"
I loved putting this one together. We spent a month in Cuba, exploring the crumbling neighbourhoods of Havana, horse riding through the Viñales valley and listening to music in crowded trova houses. It was fascinating, busy, maddening at times, but so fun. Our route: Havana – Viñales – Trinidad – Bayamo and the… Read more of "Adventures in Cuba (video edition)"
Last weekend we went on a road trip around Querétaro state. We drove through the mountains, singing along to The Tallest Man on Earth, stopped off in colourful towns, visited a Franciscan mission and ate the best blue corn gorditas. I'll be sharing all the details soon, but for now… Read more of "A road trip to the Sierra Gorda (video edition)"
In September, we spent 6 weeks in Italy. We travelled by train from Rome down to Naples and Puglia, and then back up to Bologna, eating everything we could along the way. Song: April Kisses – Eddie Lang. For all the deets, have a look at my posts on Italy: 48… Read more of "La dolce vita, Italy (video edition)"
One of the highlights of our first year on the road is the two months we spent in Japan. We learned to cook udon noodles in Osaka, visited temples in Kyoto, slept in a yurt on the art islands and sung karaoke in Tokyo. It's one of our very favourite… Read more of "Two months in Japan (video edition)"