48 hours in Singapore

We’d always regarded Singapore a bit like Dubai – a place to see if we happened to be passing through, but not somewhere to go off it’s own merit. That being said, we’ve had a number of friends who really enjoyed it, and with that in mind, we thought it was a good place to…

Perth

We spent almost 7 weeks in Perth during March and April before making our way north. If I’m honest, we flew into Perth because it was the cheapest place to fly into and it was the shortest flight, rather than any big desire to see Perth. But, in hindsight, I’m glad we did, because we…

Driving the Garden Route

After our week in Cape Town, we were ready to head away from the city and see what the rest of South Africa had to offer. After loads of research back in the UK, we’d decided that we wanted to drive along the southern coast of SA, more commonly known as the Garden Route. Most…

Some Thoughts From Richard

“How are you feeling?” / “Are you excited?” Over the past few months I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been asked those questions. I’ve been asked them by everyone including close family, to caring friends and curious coworkers, and every time I have struggled to answer. Not because the answer is a special…

The Plan So Far: Africa 

We’ve had a lot of people asking us what our plans are for the year that we’re away, so I figured I would do a general outline. I say general outline because at the moment we don’t have a plan for most of it, but we’ll definitely keep you updated as we go! Rich and…

Welcome

Hello all!! I’m Melissa! ← This is me. I’m 26, and I live in a tiny town in the UK. I live with my husband Rich, who’s also 26.  That’s him ↓ I grew up in Calgary, Canada and I moved to the UK for the first time when I was 18. At the time, I wasn’t ready to…