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From Australia

By SammyK on Sat, Feb 7th 09 at 12:29AM | Comments (8)
Thanks everyone for the awesome advice on what we should do with our travels. William and I will take everyone's comments into consideration and... More...
By SammyK on Mon, Jan 26th 09 at 07:31PM | Comments (31)
I just realized that if we keep going on our trip as planned, we'll be spending 6 whole months in Europe. 6 months in the most expensive places on... More...
By William on Thu, Jan 22nd 09 at 05:31PM | Comments (18)
For the past 2 weeks, I have been attempting to surf.  I emphasize the word "attempting" because up until this week I have been quite... More...
By SammyK on Thu, Jan 22nd 09 at 02:28AM | Comments (3)
zzzzzzZZZZZZzzzz... *silence*... zzzzzZZZZZZZzzzzz.... That's the only sound that will keep me awake at night... either that or some crazy guy... More...
By SammyK on Thu, Jan 15th 09 at 12:01AM | Comments (4)
We made it to Sydney!... Like over a week ago... and we haven't updated the site because we've been lazy. But that's what Australia is all about for... More...

From New Zealand

By SammyK on Tue, Jan 6th 09 at 12:10PM | Comments (19)
The English of New Zealanders (Kiwis) is quite different from American English. To the untrained ear, Kiwi English sounds either British or... More...
By SammyK on Fri, Jan 2nd 09 at 07:50PM | Comments (3)
It's a new year! Which means what to the traveler? Nothing. It didn't take very long after we started traveling to start thinking about time... More...
By William on Fri, Jan 2nd 09 at 06:01PM | Comments (8)
I just went on probably the most enjoyable hiking trip of my life.  It wasn't as adventurous as some, or as breathtakingly beautiful as... More...
By SammyK on Mon, Dec 29th 08 at 08:55PM | Comments (6)
If you've been looking to lose a few pounds, I'd highly recommend traveling the world for some months. I've lost about 15 lbs on the Travel the... More...
By SammyK on Sat, Dec 27th 08 at 02:22PM | Comments (4)
Although we posted a video of our skydive - we never blogged about it! I told William that I definitely wanted to go skydiving while we were in New... More...
By William on Thu, Dec 25th 08 at 03:38PM | Comments (5)
It felt like it had been a while since I'd had an outdoor adventure. Since Fitz Roy I'd hung out in Buenos Aires and then Auckland, and while... More...
By SammyK on Wed, Dec 24th 08 at 02:45PM | Comments (6)
It's Christmas day here in New Zealand which means it's Christmas Eve in the States. Yeah, we're in the future here in NZ. I've been kind of bummed... More...
By SammyK on Sat, Dec 20th 08 at 02:25PM | Comments (5)
The two guys who set out to travel the world under $10,000 USD are not looking like they are going to make it all around the world on their current... More...
By SammyK on Wed, Dec 17th 08 at 02:23PM | Comments (1)
William and I passed through a town called Matamata here in New Zealand. It's got rolling hills of green covered with sheep. Matamata may be its... More...
By William on Tue, Dec 16th 08 at 11:05PM | Comments (10)
I don't really know why I haven't written in so long.  I have no excuse. I've had plenty of time, plenty to write about, I just haven't done... More...
By SammyK on Mon, Dec 15th 08 at 09:54PM | Comments (0)
New Zealand is awesome. But you already knew that I'm sure. I'm just confirming what you've already heard. No matter where you are in the country,... More...
By SammyK on Thu, Dec 11th 08 at 02:49PM | Comments (2)
Being away from home for Thanksgiving was sad. But thanks to technology, video chatting with the family during Thanksgiving dinner made me feel like... More...
By SammyK on Tue, Dec 9th 08 at 04:17PM | Comments (5)
Yes, we're still on a $15 a day budget. But we just bought a car. After asking the locals about the best method of transportation in New Zealand, we... More...
By SammyK on Sun, Dec 7th 08 at 02:36PM | Comments (3)
I know a lot of you have noticed it's been a while since our last video podcast update. No worries (as they say here in New Zealand), I've just been... More...
By SammyK on Tue, Dec 2nd 08 at 02:40PM | Comments (8)
With as much as I talk about West Coast Swing, I should probably post a video of what it looks like. Scroll to the bottom of this post to see a video... More...

From Argentina

By William on Sun, Nov 30th 08 at 03:36PM | Comments (7)
The first thing I found out when I got to El Chalten, is that they have no banks or ATM's in the whole town.  I knew the place was small, but... More...
By SammyK on Sat, Nov 29th 08 at 05:58PM | Comments (4)
I can't tell you how excited I am right now. I just found out that West Coast Swing exists in New Zealand! This is the first country that we've been... More...
By SammyK on Wed, Nov 26th 08 at 12:06AM | Comments (11)
We've been to three countries so far and have not had trouble crossing any of the borders. Until today. New Zealand - also known as "Middle Earth"... More...
By William on Sun, Nov 23rd 08 at 02:45PM | Comments (6)
Despite leaving Torres del Paine at the same time, Sam and I still went separate ways.  Sam was ready to get to Buenos Aires and do some... More...
By SammyK on Fri, Nov 21st 08 at 10:52AM | Comments (6)
Milonga - that is the keyword to use when looking for a good way to learn Tango in Buenos Aires. Milongas are basically all-night Tango dance parties... More...

From Chile

By William on Thu, Nov 20th 08 at 10:22AM | Comments (2)
Sorry it has been so long since I´ve posted anything.  I have been spending a lot of time moving about Argentina and trekking, so I... More...
By SammyK on Wed, Nov 19th 08 at 08:26PM | Comments (10)
Now there's a title that will freak my dad out. I love it when I encounter something about a culture that absolutely takes me by surprise. The type... More...
By SammyK on Sun, Nov 16th 08 at 12:40PM | Comments (9)
I spent nearly this entire past week on a bus. I'm through with ridding busses for a little while. I started in Puerto Natales, Chile after our... More...
By SammyK on Wed, Nov 12th 08 at 05:48AM | Comments (4)
I wrote this while we were staying in Puerto Montt with Roro. I forgot to post it to the site, but since Roro is showcased in the latest podcast... More...
By William on Tue, Nov 11th 08 at 05:46PM | Comments (2)
We awoke early. It was a long night of little sleep. After lying in bed all night wondering what I'd forgotten, I was glad just get up and go. On... More...
The incredible story of how two recent college grads are traveling around the world on an impossible budget.
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