The Journey

Kyrgyzstan

It’s been a while since we’ve crossed a border where there is no need for a visa, it should have been a breeze had there not b...

Portugal

We started our quest on a Permaculture Farm, Varzea da Gonçala, just outside Aljezur where we attended a three day medical herb w...

Spain

Our initial plan to spend three weeks in Spain, somehow extended to four! The first port of call was to the spa region of Ourense...

France

We found ourselves on the Euroline bus to Avignon to see an old friend, Claire, who took us around the famous sites of this windy ...

Germany

Learning that German train efficiency is actually a myth we headed to the beautiful city of Heidelberg, stayed in student digs, at...

Austria

We cut short our planned stay in Bavaria, in order to help an Austrian couple on their Organic farm outside Vienna and learn how t...

Slovakia

In Slovakia we only had a few days and after spending three weeks farm working we where ready for a bit of sight seeing and indulg...

Hungary

Taking our best train journey thus far, apart from the fact that Anna really hurt her back getting onto the train, we arrived in B...

Serbia

Starting in Subotica we experienced at first hand the renowned hospitality of Serbian Folk, we were in for a treat and a lot of Ra...

bosniaherzegovina

A lovely taxi driver chauffeured us from the mountains of Zlatibor to the valley bottom of Sarajevo, where we soon fell in love wi...

Montenegro

Our 10 day whirlwind tour around Montenegro started with a double bus journey over the Ilino Brdo border from Bosnia I Herzegovina...

Albania

We took a taxi from Podgorica airport, over the border at Hani i Hotit into Albania where we spent the first four days with our he...

Macedonia

Walking across the border into Macedonia, we are greeted warmly by border guards and encountered a lovely Albanian who offered to ...

Bulgaria

Bulgaria was an unexpected delight, but this is not what we thought upon our first sight. Day one in Sofia, grey and drab it seem...

Turkey

It’s a long bus journey from Bulgaria to Istanbul. But finally after seven months of travelling we have left Europe. Less then...

Georgia

Our journey into Georgia saw us stranded, by the supposed cross border journey on the Metro bus, at the border in the rain, so it ...

Armenia

The first major faux-pas of our world trip so far; rocking up two hours too late for our night train from Tblisi to Yerevan. Than...

Azerbaijan

We knew that having Armenian stamps in our passports would not stand us in good stead at the Azeri border crossing, but after only...

Turkmenistan

After 48 hours on the cargo ship we arrived in Turkmenbashi port where we were held in arrivals until our guide arrived, the guide...

Uzbekistan

Over another border, into another Lada Taxi, no AC, 40+ degree's, it was hot, it was still mostly desert outside. Upon arrival t...