Driving to a Non-Existent Country

What do you do with a car and an extra week? Drive to Transnistria!

Sailing to Mars: The Jordan Roadtrip

There comes a time in every hobo backpacker’s life when the destination comes before the wallet. The beaches of Seychelles, visiting the Vatican, and smuggling yourself into Pyeongyang are all off of the cheap asshole backpacking radar: yet they are tantalizing to the wanderlusting soul just as much as a dumpster full of sun-heated cinnamonContinue reading “Sailing to Mars: The Jordan Roadtrip”

Castles & Lions in Holy Spain

Fresh from our blue cheese and bagpipe filled jaunt through Asturias, Simon and I powered our little Baracuda West into Castilla y Leon. This is a part of Spain, I guarantee you, I knew absolutely nothing about. What I found out was that it was a place of pilgrims covered in red dust adhered withContinue reading “Castles & Lions in Holy Spain”

Misty Mountains & Lunar Deserts

When we last met, we were spreading fast in our silver Tuna, Natalia, towards the great unknown of the Basque lands. Since moving to Europe almost four years ago, the Basque country has fascinated me in the way a toy car does to a child. Something about the rocky cliffs, the intense desire for independence,Continue reading “Misty Mountains & Lunar Deserts”