Heaven is a Malaysia hawker

An important aspect of traveling to a foreign country is figuring out the food and how we’ll eat, and while it's also one of the most exciting aspects, it can turn out to be quite stressful. That first introduction to an Asian hawker center can feel a bit overwhelming. My…

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Transit day: Singapore to Melaka.

Over the years we've learned from many transit days, and in particular border crossings, that anything can happen. On the day we transited by bus from Singapore into Malaysia we really needed to have our wits about us. It was one of those times where our radars had to be…

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Back from the Outback

Dave's been saying to me for years: you have to experience driving in the Outback to really get it. If I thought the drive on the way into the Red Center from Queensland was epic, then what was to come was even more so. Following our incredible Kings Canyon visit…

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Kings Canyon in our own back yard

As we approached the check-in counter at Kings Canyon Resort I was comforted by the globally recognised symbols, assuring us that WIFI was available. It was after we'd been through the formalities with the receptionist that we learned not only was there no internet, there was also no mobile service.…

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A mighty rock

Have you ever had that feeling of being completely overwhelmed when you find yourself in the presence of greatness, of something extraordinary? Something that you've always known about and then to finally be there?Arriving at the Great Wall of China was an epic moment and I'll never forget seeing the…

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Alice Springs, east and west

  I had no idea what to expect in Alice Springs. Dave had been years ago, but I know he was just as excited as I was to be there. One of the first things that struck us as we approached Alice after hours and hours of solid highway driving…

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