We Love Hanoi

Before we start to explain to you why we are in love with this colourful city we thought it would be good to give you a few facts about it first. Hanoi was founded back in year 1010 and became Vietnam’s capital in 1945. It has a population of 2,5 million living within the city…

Shy lads get nowt

(För svensk kort sammanfattning, scrolla längre ner) Have you ever heard the expression “Shy lads get nowt”? Neither had we, until we heard it from Jacks Dad with his fading Lancashire accent. For some reason, this expression has stuck with us while traveling and we can easily say that, so far, it has a positive…

Att se är att tro

Hej! (This blog post is written in Swedish, please use Google translate if needed). Sakta men säkert har dryga två år blivit till mindre en två veckor. Drivet och känslan för att upptäcka har vi alltid haft, men att börja spara och göra sig redo för någonting så långt borta har många gånger känts som…

The Yellow Vaccination Card

Injections are done and it looks like we have survived them all. We have been feeling green in our veins after leaving the Vaccination Clinic, but at the same time, like we have developed superpowers that will protect us from “evil” out there. It has been quite expensive, together we have paid around 930 GBP…

Credit Cards

You can save a lot of money and get good rewards and discounts on your trip if you can plan ahead. One thing that can help you along the way is credit cards. As long as you don’t spend more then you have, you should be able to get some good help on the way!…

Shoes

Shoes arrived today! 👣👟 “Leave your boots at home and go for trail running shoes instead” is the new way of doing it apparently, so that’s what we are going to do. Shoes like this should be more comfortable, are lighter to carry, won’t give you blisters and will dry a lot quicker than boots….

Planning stage

The planning has begun and there are so many things to have in mind! We will write down any useful tips we learn as we go. We are far from being pros in this area but will hopefully become pretty street smart along the way!