Photo Journal: A Year Traveling the World!

Today we celebrate one year of adventure and traveling the world. We've had our share of ups and downs, but ultimately we've met our goal of traveling around the world together for one year. In total we visited 19 countries, logged over 87,000 kilometers/57,000 miles and only got denied entry into one country. After sifting through the thousands of … Continue reading Photo Journal: A Year Traveling the World!

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Oz VII: The Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest

Tropical North Queensland January 24th: Where the Rainforest Meets the Reef As soon as we landed in North Queensland we instantly noticed the change of terrain and climate. We saw lush rainforest covered hills descend into the teal blue ocean littered with dark patches of reef and a small, yet robust city and port. Cairns was originally a sugar mill town overrun with … Continue reading Oz VII: The Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest

Oz III: Melbourne: Portland’s Sister City

Day 1: Meet Melbourne (aka. SE Portland) We flew from Tasmania on December 12th into Melbourne (pronounced 'mell-ben'), a city we discovered that is similar to Portland. We stayed at an Airbnb apartment in the popular Fitzroy/Collingwood neighborhood that, to us, mirrored SE Portland -- hipsters rocking the 'old is the new cool' style, funky street art, small local … Continue reading Oz III: Melbourne: Portland’s Sister City