This is the end… or is it just a new beginning?

We still can’t really believe we are writing this, but Ted’s Great Adventure has come to an end. For now at least. After one and a half years, we were torn between happiness and sadness as we left our cosy AirBnB in Christchurch and headed for the airport. Unlike we had planned in the past,…

Happy 90th Birthday Grandma!

Today is a big day for at least two of our family so here is a quick post to wish both of you a happy birthday. Happy 90th Birthday Grandma Vi! We wish you a fantastic day and will make up for the missed party when we are home xxx Happy Birthday Aunty Nicola! Have…

How not to become penniless by renting a car

This post is out of line with our usual travel posts. Instead, we want share some info about renting cars with you. We keep meeting people who are renting cars long-term and complain how expensive it is, so based on both their and our experiences we would like to tell you how you can save…

Sydney

After just making the bus we arrived in Sydney; just happy to be there. It got better when we discovered that our friend Matthias had been kind enough to make our beds and supply chocolate cookies, so all we had to do was roll into bed before 1am. After our short night we had a…

Our favourite Asian city

Getting out of the jungle was easy. We got on the local bus to Jerantut (10am and 5pm; 7 ringit) where we changed onto a bus to Kuala Lumpur (18.20 ringit). Both busses were big and comfortable and the roads were smooth and not too windy. After a train journey into the centre, we finally…