Category Archives: food

Outback pub life

Karumba, QLD, Australia 518 people About 466 miles from “Cans“ Sometimes, oh and without warning of course, the whole town just separates from the mainland and becomes an island for a few months…so you want to watch out for that. … Continue reading

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Coconut rice pudding

Enroute Karumba, QLD, AU Tiffany’s been having a craving for rice pudding lately.  For some weird reason she gets this craving every few months (this and Mexican food.  Nope, not supposed to make sense).  In our previous lives this was … Continue reading

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It’s pronounced ‘Cans’

Cairns, Queensland, Australia Because when you pronounce the “R” in “Cairns” the locals genuinely have no idea what you’re talking about. Seriously people, it’s a word.  In our common language.  You can look it up. Who uses a silent “R”!?!?! … Continue reading

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We feel like Pilgrims

Karumba, QLD, AU For our Thanksgiving festivities in Australia Tiffany made pumpkin pie. Which, is kinda not a big deal right? …until you realize that Australians are not familiar with the concept of putting pumpkins in a pie one would … Continue reading

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Lederhosen!

Munich, Germany One of several murals over the urinals in Oktoberfest beer tents. Who do these people think they are, Kiwis!? We did our very best to have as authentic an experience as we could at Oktoberfest Related posts: Oktoberfest! … Continue reading

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The Little Boat That DID!

Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia Tahiti is also the place where we part ways with FLY AWEIGH.  A few months and about 5000 nautical miles ago, two friends asked us to come with them on an amazing adventure.  To … Continue reading

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I can speak German!

So, did you know that we can speak German? Um, not really, but we’re HUGE fans! I have significantly improved my German vocabulary on this trip.  I used to know all of one German word – “nein!” which means “no!”  … Continue reading

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Living in Farkarava, French Polynesia

Fakarava, Tuamotu, French Polynesia Welcome to the main town in Fakarava.  So what does one do here? (aside from the diving, we’ve already established that’s amazing.   Well, that and suicidal crabs) 1) First off, secure transportation.  Preferably, transportation with shock … Continue reading

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That Crab’s on fire!

Random uninhabited beach, central Fakarava, Tuamotu, French Polynesia Figuring out that US $67.25 doesn’t even buy a single dinner out for Tiffany and myself at any restaurant on the island (seriously, crazy expensive here), my career as a professional dare … Continue reading

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Seriously, you live here?

Kauehi, Tuamotu, French Polynesia So that’s the city sign.  Guess they don’t exactly have a city line, being as there aren’t a lot of other cities out here to butt up against. So the semi-obvious question I left out of … Continue reading

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