A full year has already gone by - and so much has happened. For one, we have now officially spent 24/7/365 together, and we love each other even more than when we left. I think that is quite an accomplishment! But here are some fun stats from our year on the road.
There are some things in this world that really shouldn't be taken for granted. Toilet paper is one of them.
No matter where we are we constantly run into toilet paper issues.
Sometimes all it takes is a sprinkle of fundamental human need to force you to go through prettyyyy drastic measures...... Yeah... Enjoy.
Finding and ordering coffee or ’Café’ in Spain can be a real challenge. Walking into a ’Cafeteria’ you will rarely find a menu, let alone one in English. Also the hours and traditions around coffee can seem quite weird. Here’s a translation of most kinds coffee you will find on a Spanish coffee shops menu as well as an introduction to finding wifi and figuring out the opening hours.
When traveling on a budget you are often staying in places with... let’s call it inconvenient cooking conditions. I am of course referring to shared hostel-kitchens, Airbnb’s with barely any utensils or studio apartments with nothing more than a water heater (if you’re lucky). Here’s a small post with ideas on how to utilize four basic ingredients that should be available all over the world and at the lowest budget – only using either a microwave, a stovetop or a water heater.
It is easier than you think to fit your entire life into a small backpack. We are living on the road only carrying carry-on sized backpacks and we love the simplicity of light travel! In this post I have tried to outline things to take into consideration when packing "for forever" (or just a long trip) while limiting the weight and size of your pack. You will also find my detailed complete packing list.