Tag Archives: travel

Sure I’ll drive the Ambulance

Karumba, QLD, Australia Bar Manager: Greg, You’re sober right? Greg (bartending): Uh, yeah? Bar Manager: Right, you’re the only one so do you mind driving the ambulance to the hospital while the medic works on the patient? Greg: uh… Do … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, budget travel, Places We've Been, Russia, travel, world travel | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Sure I’ll drive the Ambulance

Happy 4th of July, Comrade Americans!

Happy 4th of July! As travelers over the past few years (wow, that’s still weird to say) Our history of celebrating the birth of our home nation has ranged from “cowboy guitars around a campfire” as interpreted by the people … Continue reading

Posted in budget travel, Places We've Been, travel, world travel | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Happy 4th of July, Comrade Americans!

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

Posted in Animals, Australia, budget travel, cats, food, Places We've Been, travel, Wine, world travel | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Australia, budget travel, food, Pacific Puddle Jump, Places We've Been, travel, world travel | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Coconut rice pudding

Life passing us by

Baltimore, Maryland, United States It is once again time for Greg’s birthday entry- One can always rely on family to ask the questions everyone else is quietly wondering about: “Greg, it’s been almost 4 years now. Aren’t you worried about … Continue reading

Posted in budget travel, Pacific Puddle Jump, Sailing, sea life, travel, world travel | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

A Month of Thursday

Thursday Island, Australia So keep in mind that sign, and the information contained thereupon, as we go though our entertainment options on Thursday Island for the month we were there. Related posts: Thursday…now available in Island format! Outback pub life … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Australia, budget travel, Places We've Been, Sailing, sea life, travel | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Thursday…now available in Island format!

Thursday Island, Queensland, Australia After the arduous process of “studying” for our Responsible Service of Alcohol test we passed our course and became certified Australian bartenders! About 48 hours later came our first outback pub job over at Thursday Island, … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Australia, budget travel, Places We've Been, sea life, travel | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Australia Grog Files

Australia Well since we’re going over adventures in outback bar tending, it’s probably about time we started updating the grog files to keep us with us. We’ll be doing a new grog files for each state we visited in Australia but this week … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, budget travel, Places We've Been, travel, Wine, world travel | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Australia Grog Files

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

Posted in Australia, budget travel, Christmas, food, Places We've Been, travel, world travel | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

The Great Australian Overland Excursion

Enroute Cairns, Queensland, Australia 3 people 1 frigging huge campah 5 days 1786 miles 1 vast barren wasteland that inspired the Mad max movies Some dinosaurs And let’s not forget it’s us right?  So…a boat.  There needs to be a … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Boats, budget travel, Places We've Been, travel, world travel | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Great Australian Overland Excursion