Road Trip

An iconic road trip is a great way to explore. Drive the length of Chile, Australia’s East Coast or even Death Valley. Cruise the Maritimes of Canada or Southern Califonia. The beauty of a road trip is you can go wherever you want and stick to the best route, your own!

byron bay lighthouse
East Coast Australia Road Trip
22 Mar 2018

With just over a month to spare, an East Coast Australia road trip was in order. With no fixed itinerary, we uncovered a few gems. After a 3-month Chilean road...

Carretera Austral Vehicle
Buying and Selling a Car in Chile
22 Mar 2018

So you are looking to start your road trip adventure across South America and it’s going to be one of the best decisions of your life! Now you just need...

Entrance to Argentina from the Chile Chico border.
Crossing Chile’s Borders With a Chilean Vehicle As a Foreigner
22 Mar 2018

“ Sanity is not statistical.” - George Orwell, 1984.   As many overlanders will have experienced, crossing borders in Central and South America is a wildcard. Sometimes you get the...

Chile Campervan
Chile Campervan Adventure
29 Jan 2018

Most epic road trips are booked long in advance, have a detailed itinerary and a list of must do's along the way. So with a week's notice and knowledge of...

Carretera Austral road surface
Carretera Austral
30 Dec 2017

The Carretera Austral, a triumph of Chilean engineering and a relic of the ruthless Pinochet dictatorship. Once isolated northern Patagonian towns eventually connected by a passable terrestrial thoroughfare after 20...

Beale Street Memphis
Memphis, Tennesse
23 Oct 2016

After a night in what can only be described as a truckstop, Texacarna, Arkansas was an experience. Between our stay at a Motel 6, our dinner at Applebees and breakfast...

Mt Whitney
Badwater Marathon, Death Valley
14 Jul 2013

I spotted a lone figure in the distance. This shimmering haze on the horizon slowly materialised into a white cloth-clad figure shuffling alone in the vacant landscape. Slowing to a...

Big Sur Lookout
Big Sur, California
29 Sep 2009

Start the ignition on the Mustang to begin the Big Sur roadtrip. Clock turns on showing 9am precisely. Nothing strange about that except that the two previous mornings of our...

icefields parkway
Icefields parkway
31 Oct 2005

Snow drifts sweep across the road. Elk and deer dart in front of the headlights. We'd stop if there were any towns nearby yet we must push on to Jasper...

Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
Peggy’s Cove
22 Sep 2005

Head down the Atlantic coast from Cape Breton towards Halifax. A long drive and we are a bit over it after arriving into town. We look for a place to...

cabot trail cape breton
Cabot trail, Cape Breton
20 Sep 2005

Arrive into Nova Scotia off the car ferry from Prince Edward Island. We head towards the Cape Breton National park. Home to one of the world's most scenic drives. A...

Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island
16 Sep 2005

Arrive in Moncton, New Brunswick after an early flight from Toronto. Pick up our hire car and opt once again for a PT Cruiser to sort us out for our...