USA Road Trip 2018

Road Trip – Part 3

Louisiana to Alabama Tonight I’m sitting in the drivers seat, the rest of the family on the roof…nope things haven’t taken a turn for the worst, we are camping and the fire is out (smiley face) and it’s pretty cold outside…Currently were adventuring in a spot near Decatur north Alabama, not far from the Tennessee border. Last post I mentioned…

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USA Road Trip 2018

Road Trip – Part 2

New Mexico to Texas A light drizzle, fire down to its last log struggling to stay a light, everyone else in bed asleep… total peace and serenity, apart from a few playful squirrels – love camping – loving Texas. What better time to update the blog. Where to Next? We left Albuquerque and headed south, 100% the only reason being…

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USA Road Trip 2018

Road Trip Officially Begins

Laundry, the inevitable issue that will arise on any extended holiday. When you throw campervaning in the desert into the mix, you may understand why we chose tonight’s accomodation based on its laundry facilities. This is where I stand as I write this. 1 and a half hours to wait at 9:30pm on a Saturday night. Not the greatest way…

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USA Road Trip 2018

The Happiest Place on Earth

Disneyland is often referred to as a magical place. After my recent visit I literally shed a tear as I witnessed “the magic” first hand. I’ve got something in my eye This moment was not caused by a ride nor show. It was simply seeing our 3 year old daughter having the chance to meet her hero, Queen Elsa from…

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USA Road Trip 2018

It’s a Party in the USA

With the Miley Cyrus song stuck in head, “we hopped off the plane at LAX” sometime around 6:30am local time. This was indeed a big jolt to the system with not much more that 3 hours sleep between all 4 of us and realising the potential of needing to function to experience groundhog day (Feb 22 for us) all over…

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USA Road Trip 2018

USA Eve!

T minus 1 to Road Trip USA I’m sitting in our hotel room near Sydney International Airport. The kids are asleep, the bags are all packed and we’ve checked in to our flights. Our home is now wherever we are in that moment. There’s now nothing between us and a 14 hour flight other than a good nights sleep. The moment…

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USA Road Trip 2018

ESTA Visa Waiver Program Warning

Attention: Check you’re using the official ESTA application site! Filling out internet forms can be one of the more tedious tasks out there. Many a time I’ve bailed because the whole process became too much. We have just finished filling out our ESTA forms for our upcoming US trip and I thought it necessary to quickly share with you our experience,…

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USA Road Trip 2018

Travel Insurance – Tips to Save $

A wise person (or website) once told me that if you can’t afford travel insurance, you can’t afford to travel.  In my opinion, that is an extremely valid statement. You don’t have to look hard to stumble onto a story that hits close to home. Usually a long tale involving a friend of a friend having a minor incident, ending…

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USA Road Trip 2018

Tips When Booking Hotel Accommodation

Looking for a Hotel If you’re not booking accommodation directly through a Travel Agent (Seriously who still does?) there are loads of hotel booking sites out there to choose from. It can be a daunting task syphoning through all their websites and apps to find the best deal. If you’re anything like me, you can spend hour upon hour as…

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USA Road Trip 2018

Hey! Why another Travel Blog?

First.. The all important origin story   Have you ever just felt deep down that you needed change, a radical shake up of life? Maybe it wasn’t that clear at first. Manifesting as an unusual unsettled feeling, a boredom in your 9-5 or a foggy, clouded mind? Well that was us a few months ago. After some deep self exploration…

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