it's a long way from whitley bay... Hi everyone and welcome to our journal where you can see and read what we've been up to and where we're going next. We hope you enjoy it, and would love you to keep in touch with your news, and send us your comments! Lots of love, Sarah and Phil x ;)

Trip: Year of mooching around the world

There are [103] stories from my trip: Year of mooching around the world


Final round up

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 2 Sep 2008 | Views [495]

It's Whitley Bay!! Well, we don't know if anyone's still reading this - seeing as we're back in the real world now! But seeing as we promised a final round up, and seeing as Sarah is now unemployed and needs diversions to keep her from Jeremy Kyle-... Read more >


Big Sur, Boston & back home!

USA | Friday, 22 Aug 2008 | Views [1142] | Comments [1]

Hi everyone, That's it! After 9 months, 16 countries, 17 flights, 12 train journeys, umpteen bumpy bus rides and nearly 12,000 miles by car and van, we've made it round the world and back. And after all that, the weather in Britain is still rubbish.... Read more >


Grand Teton, Yellowstone, Vancouver, Seattle & San Francisco

USA | Tuesday, 12 Aug 2008 | Views [5483] | Comments [6]

Hi everyone, Sorry it's been a while - we've been making the most of our last couple of weeks of freedom (arrrgh - mild panic!!) and packing it all in as usual, so there's lots to tell you about again. After leaving you in Utah last week, we decided ... Read more >


Route 66 (part 2), Grand Canyon, Vegas & Utah

USA | Saturday, 2 Aug 2008 | Views [1394] | Comments [7]

Hi everyone, We're still on the road and zooming our way through the US with the distance to Los Angeles shrinking faster than Gordon Brown's approval ratings. We're now in Idaho and not far off the top of our big western loop. In fact we've managed ... Read more >


Toronto, Chicago and Route 66 (part 1)

USA | Tuesday, 29 Jul 2008 | Views [1573] | Comments [4]

Hi everyone, We've clocked up 3000 miles now on our road trip across the states, and have just seen a sign for Miami out of the window... hang on a minute, didn't we tell everyone we were following the pioneers and heading out west? Actually ... Read more >


Montreal, Ottawa & Niagara Falls

CANADA | Wednesday, 23 Jul 2008 | Views [2814]

Hi everyone, Since picking up our car on Friday we've managed to cover about 1,000 miles and spent 18 hours on the road buzzing around Canada's big cities and Niagara. We picked up the car on Friday night and had planned to head north through New ... Read more >


New York, New York

USA | Sunday, 20 Jul 2008 | Views [497] | Comments [1]

"Ba ba dah da da da ba ba dah da da da da... start spreading the news...." Yes, we arrived in NY early Tuesday morning and, fuelled up with all that steak and south american coffee, were ready to hit the ground running. Well, walking faster ... Read more >


The Plan for the USA

USA | Wednesday, 16 Jul 2008 | Views [666] | Comments [3]

Hi everyone, We've made it to our 15th and penultimate country of the trip and are currently zooming round New York and trying to see everything in 3 and a half days before we pick up the car on Friday. We thought that before we hit the road, we'd ... Read more >


Buenos Aires - The Sequel

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 13 Jul 2008 | Views [491] | Comments [4]

Hi everyone, This week we're bringing you a tale of tango in San Telmo, partying in a Paddy bar, bling at breakfast and pants in Palermo. Stay with us.... We're also saying goodbye: to Louise and Vanessa and also to South America where we've had 7 ... Read more >


Gallery: Buenos Aires

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 13 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery


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The Iguazu falls

ARGENTINA | Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | Views [807] | Comments [4]

Hi everyone, We have spent the past three days travelling to, and exploring the Iguazu falls - the spectacular waterfalls that form the triple border between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay (see map below). We reconvened with Louise and Vanessa in Foz ... Read more >


Gallery: Iguazu Falls: Argentinian side

ARGENTINA | Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Iguazu Falls: Brazilian side

BRAZIL | Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Rio de Janeiro

BRAZIL | Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | Views [1261] | Comments [2]

Hi everyone, You remember that last time we wrote, we were telling you how brilliant the weather had been in Salvador and how we'd spent every day basking in sunshine on the beach? So, can you guess what happened next....? That's right, it tipped it ... Read more >


Gallery: Rio de Janeiro

BRAZIL | Wednesday, 2 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Salvador

BRAZIL | Tuesday, 24 Jun 2008 | Views [2417]

Bonjourno everyone from Salvador, Sorry it has been a while. We haven´t been doing much! Since we arrived in Salvador last Tuesday we have fallen into a very comfortable, if predictable, pattern of spending the day on the beach, the late afternoon ... Read more >


Gallery: Salvador

BRAZIL | Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Cordoba, Santiago & Rio de Janeiro

BRAZIL | Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | Views [1513] | Comments [3]

Hi everyone, Our whistle stop tour of South America continues, with 3 days in Montevideo followed by 2 in Cordoba, 1 in Santiago, 2 in Rio and finally a planned 10 day stop in Salvador. We took yet another South American bus from Montevideo on Wednesday ... Read more >


Gallery: Cordoba, Santiago and Rio

BRAZIL | Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Trip Stats - 2/3 of the way!

BRAZIL | Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | Views [474] | Comments [1]

Can we have a drum roll to begin this entry please? Thank you... Yes, it´s what you´ve all been waiting for for these past three months - a second round of Sarah and Phil´s trip stats!  Stay with us readers*, this one has pie charts and everything..... Read more >


Montevideo

URUGUAY | Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | Views [666] | Comments [3]

Hi everyone, Just a quick Hola from Uruguay before we get on yet another overnight bus - to Cordoba this time. Firstly we must tell you about the first bad meal experience we´ve had for ages, which we had on our last night in B.A., after writing the ... Read more >


Gallery: Montevideo

URUGUAY | Thursday, 12 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Buenos Aires

ARGENTINA | Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Mendoza

ARGENTINA | Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Mendoza and Buenos Aires

ARGENTINA | Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | Views [2366] | Comments [2]

Hi everyone, Well, we have made it to the other side of South America! We first caught a bus across the Andes to Mendoza, where we spent a couple of nights before carrying on to Buenos Aires, where we´ve been for the past five days. After spending ... Read more >


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