Travel itineraries

Detailed travel itineraries with a map and information how to get from A to B.

After spending 2 and a half months driving around Canada, I can confidently say it’s one of the best road trip countries in the world! We started our trip in Vancouver, bought a car and explored Vancouver Island before arriving at start of the much anticipated Highway 99, aka the Sea to Sky highway, from Vancouver to Whistler. And despite…

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Australia is the 6th biggest country in the world and an amazing road trip destination! Because Frank and I are huge road trip addicts it wasn’t a surprise an East Coast Australia road trip would be included in our yearlong trip around the world. Frank and I drove from Cairns to Melbourne with a camper van and explored Australia’s beautiful…

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Iceland is called the Land of Fire and Ice and now that I’ve visited I understand why. Iceland has around 45 volcanoes and the Vatnajökull Glacier is the largest icecap in Europe. Driving around this beautiful island there is always either a volcano or glacier in sight… Iceland definitely is one of the most impressive places I’ve ever visited! Iceland…

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While we traveled extensively around Southeast Asia during our 5 month trip in 2015, we had not yet been to Indonesia. And because we longed for a tropical beach after our 5 month road trip adventure in Canada and the United States, we decided it was time to correct this severe omission and travel to Bali! Bali is called the…

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Vancouver was our first stop in Canada and I’ll be honest: it wasn’t love at first sight. When we arrived it was cold and rain was pouring down from a dark-grey sky. We couldn’t even see the mountains north of this famous city on the west coast of British Columbia… Sloshing through the streets in our rain soaked clothes wasn’t that…

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Have you heard of Drumheller? To be honest, I had not before visiting this spectacular area in Alberta. The Canadian Rockies tend to get all the attention (granted, they are magnificient), but I really like Drumheller as well. We had never seen Badlands before and Drumheller is Badlands XXL. The rock formations are absolutely amazing, plus, it’s nowhere near as busy…

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Vancouver Island was the first place in Canada we explored after buying our GMC Safari van. We had spent an entire week in Vancouver decking out our little house on wheels and were craving the outdoors and to be away from the city. Enter Vancouver Island: an island about 500 km long and 100 km wide and the perfect introduction…

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Did you know Taiwan has the largest number and density of high mountains in the world? I for sure did not! And this wasn’t the only thing about Taiwan that surprised me. I had no idea this little island used to be called ‘Ilha Formosa’, meaning ‘beautiful island’ in Portuguese. A fitting name though, Taiwan is beautiful indeed and really green! Even…

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The East coast was my favorite part of Taiwan and I have only seen a small section! There are steep cliffs, a stunning blue ocean, marble mountains and green jungle. It’s also much less populated than the rest of Taiwan, only 4% of the Taiwanese live on the East Coast. We spent 3 days (plus 1 travel day) in Hualien and…

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The surprise of our Canada road trip was Winnipeg. Yes, Winnipeg, you read correct! I’ll admit I did not know much about Winnipeg before visiting. Sure, I knew it was the capital of Manitoba, but that was about it. But you know what… Winnipeg is supercool and there are so many things to see and do! During the weekend of…

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