Converting a workers van into a tiny home in four days

We parked our newly bought van along the busy street of our Airbnb and headed inside for a very late dinner. It’s the first van we’ve owned with an alarm system so that was comforting but it didn’t stop me worrying that we’d wake up, look outside and find it had been stolen. I literally…

A scenic roadtrip through Vesterålen | Norway

There’s not many places in the world where you can see more wild animals than humans but we did exactly that on a recent roadtrip through Vesterålen. Craig was given the job of driving a group of guests to the most northerly point of the archipelago for a whale safari and I managed to grab…

A Traditional Norwegian Christmas in Senja | Northern Norway

Senja is an area of Norway I’ve longed to visit. It’s the second largest island in the country, shaped like a piece of jagged coral reef and home to some of the most dramatic mountains that drop directly into the sea. As luck would have it we were invited to join our host on a…

Finding paradise in Myanmar | The secret waterfalls around Mandalay

When we thought of Myanmar images of hot air balloons drifting high above pagodas popped into our heads. We envisioned it being a country purely to visit for the temples and one legged fisherman of Inle Lake. We were fools to think that. Myanmar has some incredible waterfalls that need to be seen to be…

An English Summer | Day trips in the South

Summer seems to have slipped past us here in England. It began with a heatwave; most of us brits got severely sunburnt and then complained that it was too hot and Mother Nature retaliated with rain. England is actually screwed if the temperature goes above 28 degrees or below 0; either we run out of…

Beaches, dirt roads and adventures on Skopelos Island

It was a cool, calm morning on Skopelos Island and a perfect one for a day of exploration. We hopped into the jeep and navigated down what might be considered one of the steepest roads in the world. There seems to be no limit to the steepness of Greek roads, they’re practically vertical and by…

A roadtrip round Skopelos Island | Greece

We picked the most perfect blue sky day to hop into our hosts jeep and go for a spin around the island. The roads wiggled along the pine covered hills and skirted high above the sea. Our first stop was Milia Beach, said to be the islands best. We were the only people on the…

The end of the road | Key West

The all American road leading through the Florida Keys looks spectacular from the sky. I’ve only googled that mind you but as soon as I saw the photos of the road I declared that we had to drive the legendary route. It actually wasn’t as spectacular to drive as we’d hoped. The bridges were extremely…

Springs, alligators and bears in Northern Florida

After our first Floridian Spring we were hooked and excited to explore some more. Browsing over our map we could see northern Florida was full of them, but which one to go to next? We ended up picking Fanning Springs State Park. Steps led us down to the spring with glimpses of the clear blue…