The Big Summary

So after 405 days on the road, our trip is over and we are back in London; adjusting to not living out of a backpack, having a routine and waking up in the same bed every day. The trip was incredible and we loved every minute of it. We really didn’t want it to end….

Oceania summary

We passed the six month mark in Oceania when we lost a day crossing the International Date Line. I cannot believe it has gone so fast. It feels like only yesterday that we arrived in Panama City. We spent nearly six weeks in four Oceanic countries (French Polynesia, the Cook Islands, New Zealand and Australia)…

The totally tropical Cook Islands

From French Polynesia, a three¬†hour flight west brought us to the Cook Island which used to be ruled by the British and are named after Captain Cook. Now they work in ‘free association’ with New Zealand; use the NZ dollar (with an unusal triangular one dollar coin thrown into the mix) and English is the…

Places I am looking forward to most

I can’t wait to visit everywhere on our route but these five places are what I am most looking forward to: USA: it’s never really been high on my list as I was always more interested in exploring places which I believed were different from the UK, however now the thought of road tripping in…