On 1st Oct, 2015, we headed off on a journey, hoping to travel around the world. 


We have sailed across the Atlantic and up through the Caribbean, toured North, Central and South America  in our VW van and are now enjoying our trip through New Zealand. 


Enjoy our blog - older posts are found at the very bottom of the blog page.

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January 29, 2017

After a lovely break back in the UK over Christmas catching up with family and friends, we returned to the US and the van. 

First stop was at AA Rodriquez, a European car and van specialist in Atlanta (www.aarodriguezcorp.com),  who managed to remove the diesel particul...

December 20, 2016

From the Carolina's we dropped south, sadly to attend the funeral of our good friend George Henry.  We had the chance to catch up with his wonderful family and lucky enough to spend Thanksgiving in their company.

We also took time out to revisit Jacksonville, the St Joh...

December 6, 2016

Following the election in November we headed east and south in search of some sunshine and some wind for kiting.  

Cape Hatteras is renowned for its kiting and did not let us down.  We had a few days in Kill Devil Hills, before heading south towards Rodanthe and a beaut...

November 13, 2016

From Pennsylvania we headed down to Baltimore to catch up with friends and sit out the election. 

It was a great trip down memory lane, visiting some old haunts in Baltimore and catching up with friends and former colleagues.  We walked the Mall in DC to see some o...

November 9, 2016

Philadelphia was our first stop after NYC.  We spent one day walking around the city, seeing the Liberty Bell, visiting Independence Hall - where both the United States' Declaration of Independence and the United States' Constitution were debated and adopted.  There is...

November 7, 2016

From Maine we headed south.  Stopping in Hartford, the capital of Connecticut, where we toured the city and managed to catch a hockey game, our first - the Hartford Wolf Pack vs. the Hershey Bears, we loved it.   From there we headed into NYC to catch up with friends a...

November 4, 2016

Travelling from Quebec to Maine, we re-entered the US and crossed the Appalachian mountains to Acadia National Park on the Atlantic Coast.  We spent a little time exploring the park around Bar Harbour, before being joined by our good friend Diana, who was Film Location...

October 10, 2016

Our trip around the Great Lakes began in Minnesota, on the US shore of Lake Superior, the largest of all the great lakes.   From there we took in Duluth, headed west to visit friends in Lake Shore, and then headed to Minneapolis and St Paul on the Mississippi river.  W...

September 20, 2016

On the drive out of Fairbanks we decided to detour to Wrangell St.-Elias National Park and the Kennecott Mine.  The Park is in southeast Alaska bordering the Yukon and is the US's largest National Park.  Having seen the Wrangell mountain range from the Gulf of Alaska w...

September 16, 2016

From Denali we took the Parks Highway north to Fairbanks, camping overnight in Fox before starting the long drive up the Dalton Highway towards Coldfoot and the Artic Circle.  The highway begins north of Fairbanks and ends at Deadhorse near the Artic Ocean and the Prud...

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