Bribes aren’t all bad

Being asked for a bribe is one of the things that travellers fear the most, but they could be doing you a favour, regardless of legality.   “Abroad” is full of “them”. Who do I mean? Oh you know the ones. The sort that aren’t in OUR native countries. The people who are out to Read more about Bribes aren’t all bad[…]

The 4 Myths of doing Scandinavia on a budget

During our reaserch before the trip we read that it’s not true that Scandinavia is expensive. Somewhere we read that prices in Sweden are 1,5x higher than in Poland. Well, 1,5x might be true, but only if you compare it to UK. So – is Scandinavia that expensive? And, can you still do it on Read more about The 4 Myths of doing Scandinavia on a budget[…]

Road Trip Items to Make Your Adventure Easier

Whether it’s your first big adventure on the road or just one of many, everyone can use a little help sometimes. Here are some travel hacks that we’ve learnt over the last year to help to keep us on the road This article will help you understand why we have a massive combi (type of Read more about Road Trip Items to Make Your Adventure Easier[…]

Driving the Transalpina and the Transfagarasan – which is better?

When we were looking for more information about these roads we almost gave up. You can find a lot of information about Transalpina which is going to tell you that you need a 4×4, possibly a tank, a week of food supplies and a lot of luck. I decided that we were going to do Read more about Driving the Transalpina and the Transfagarasan – which is better?[…]

Top European Road Trip Tips (beginner version)

Whether you are going 50 miles or 500 (it’s better not to walk) you have to make sure you are comfortable. Here are our tips for a more comfortable road trip   If you are anything like me then every holiday season has a build up where you say to your friends “lets go on Read more about Top European Road Trip Tips (beginner version)[…]

The most important lesson to learn from driving 16 hours days.

We travel everywhere by car, mainly because I hate flying with a passion and will try to get out of it as much as I possibly can. Think of trying to take an animal to the vet and it trying desperately not to get put into the cage – that’s pretty much me. It’s a Read more about The most important lesson to learn from driving 16 hours days.[…]

Italy’s Zona Traffico Limitato and How to Avoid it

Avoiding the Zone Traffico Limitato in Italy is one of the most important things to do on your road trip there. Here’s why and how to do just that.   What is the Zone Traffico Limitato? These are, as the name implies, zones where access for traffic is limited. There are over 200 different Zona Read more about Italy’s Zona Traffico Limitato and How to Avoid it[…]

10 Road Trip Tips for Europe

No matter your age, your location, or your budget there are some new things that you can learn to improve your road trip experience. We hope that the following 10 road trip tips will make your trip nice and smooth, even when the road gets bumpy.   Choose the perfect partner Yes, yes, I know. Read more about 10 Road Trip Tips for Europe[…]