09 Aug 2014

It’s worth Quacking about

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rescued ducks

Last weekend started off like any other normal weekend for us.. BUT! with the power of social media and a work colleague sharing the news, it saw us do something for the greater good (for the ducks anyway!). They say news travels fast, and it really does. Never underestimate the power of social media and some friendly people out there who want to see some …

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20 Apr 2014

Flying Sky High

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Before I say anything, take a moment to take in the astounding beauty from the main image taken whilst flying over the south coast of England!

As you may have previously read in part I of our flying story, for my birthday Kate had arranged for me to fly a plane, to which I secretly upgraded to allow her to …

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125 years ago today, the Eiffel Tower officially opened after just 2 years, 2 months and 5 days of construction. Originally built for the 1889 World’s Fair and named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower; it is still as popular as ever.

We managed to tick visiting the Eiffel Tower off our bucket list last year in 2013 when we …

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06 Mar 2014

Flying a Piper Warrior PA28

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For my last birthday Kate surprised me with what can only be described as the most amazing, right out there kind of present.. to fly a plane! So now the weather has started to slowly improve in good old Blighty, it’s time I made the call and to book my flight experience! – A little nervous but so excited, I can’t wait!

I have chosen to …

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04 Mar 2014

Love Lock Bridge, Paris

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Who doesn’t love a little romance huh? – We ticked off visiting a Love Lock Bridge (Pont des Arts) whilst in Paris and even added our names to the forever growing collection of padlocks. Well in such a romantic city, we were never going to say no were we 😉

So what is a love lock I hear you say? A love lock is a padlock which …

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28 Feb 2014

Gamble in Las Vegas

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Viva Las Vegas! In 2012 39m people visited Las Vegas and we were two of them ğŸ˜Ž We managed to check this off our bucket list during our road trip around California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah in a rented RV. So let the fun commence, we had just come from Zion National Park so the nightlife, bright lights, and gambling had …

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Last Summer we agreed that we couldn’t really top the USA road trip, neither did we want to. We fancied something a little less intense but still a great adventure to somewhere new. After potentially looking at Croatia, we actually decided on Amsterdam and Paris – lots to see and do and all relatively cheap. The price between driving and flights wasn’t much in it, …

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31 Jan 2014

Grand Canyon at sunset

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Wow.. what a breathtaking experience! This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of a few places we’ve visited that’ll make your jaw drop as you stand still in utter awe to mother nature. To help put how large the Grand Canyon is into perspective the trip from one rim to the other is over 200 miles of driving. However, for the brave or just completely mad/bonkers/crazy …

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28 Jan 2014

Drive on the Route 66

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In June 2012 we both took up the chance to drive along the famous Route 66 during our road trip across California, Arizona, Utah and Nevada. This is a must for all, you don’t even have to be interested in cars or even Harley Davidson’s to experience this fantastic piece of road (well what’s left of it). In case you didn’t realise just …

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16 Jan 2014

The Ultimate Bucket List

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I am sure everyone’s familiar with the term ‘bucket list’ where a person hopes to accomplish a number of experiences or achievements during their lifetime. When planning our round the world trip, we thought long and hard about what we really wanted to see and do, and then thought even harder – what could we really do to push us to the edge, to let us …

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01 Jan 2014

Hello from both of us!

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A BIG hello from us! Adam and Kate, a British couple who love to travel. We are just starting out with our blog which is well on its way to being up and running (as you can see).

We hope to plan out our future round the world trip with blog posts, tips we’ve already picked up, pictures of places to visit and a general travel …

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