Tag Archives: USA

12 things you’ll know if you’ve done a USA road trip

‘Right on red’ is genius In the States, if it’s safe to do so you can turn right if you’re stopped at a red light. It’s kind of the equivalent of having slip lanes to turn left in Australia but … Continue reading

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Two new videos of our trip

I’ve had some time lately to collate the (endless) hours of GoPro footage we’ve collected along our travels and have come up with two snazzy videos to share. The first one is of our USA-Canada road trip which you can … Continue reading

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Goodbye America and Canada

Well that was fun! In 20 weeks we saw 18 US states and 2 Canadian provinces. We covered 24,965 kilometres in the car (that’s 15,507 miles!), made countless new friends and saw countless towns, cities and national parks. And I … Continue reading

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Florida

The end of the line! Can you believe it?! I’ve blogged all this time without getting lazy and giving up, 20 weeks it’s been! Ok enough with the self accolades, still need to get through this post… Jacksonville Our first … Continue reading

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Nashville to Charleston to Savannah

Getting to the tail end now! Check out this map: Nashville, Tennessee We left Memphis for Nashville, where we took up temporary residence in a party hostel just a hop skip and a jump from Broadway: Broadway, for those who … Continue reading

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Memphis, Tennessee

So after New Orleans we drove to Jackson, Mississippi for one night. I guess we did so only in order to say we’ve been to Mississippi. There was really nothing to Jackson (sorry). After Jackson we drove on to Memphis, … Continue reading

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Alligators, swamps and bayous

It poured with rain on our first day in New Orleans. But you can’t very well go all the way down to the south without seeing a swamp can you? So I put on my non-existent wet weather gear (note … Continue reading

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New Orleans: the French Quarter and beyond

I could have spent about two more days months just walking around the French Quarter admiring the houses and snapping far too many photos. I actually tripped multiple times while we were thereย because I wasn’t looking where I was going, … Continue reading

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New Orleans: the music

It’s hard to imagine dancing to the dull beat from a DJ’s speakers and enjoying itย after the amazing live music we experienced in New Orleans… That is no doubt the most wanky sentence I’ve written on this blog but it’s … Continue reading

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New Orleans: the food

New Orleans quickly and dramatically elbowed its way to the top of my list of all time greatest cities in the world, ever. I immediately loved everything about it; the rich and complicated history, the Spanish architecture, the friendly and … Continue reading

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