North York Moors National Park – May 2017

  Day 3 of the road trip and the whole thing has been a highlight so far. The scenery has been spectacular; the roundabouts have been a stick in my ribs; the sheep have been plentiful; and Kristi and I haven't killed each other yet. Today we plan to cruise up and around the North … Continue reading North York Moors National Park – May 2017

London to Nottingham – May 2017

What have I got myself into? I'm in one of the busiest cities in the world and I've just agreed to drive on the wrong side of the road. As we discussed paperwork and insurance with the Europcar Rep, a nervousness came over me.  We're about to embark on an epic road trip from London … Continue reading London to Nottingham – May 2017

Day 1 – London, England – May 2017

As stated in my previous blog, we have arrived in London 26 hours later than we were scheduled.  We have been welcomed into the home of an old family friend on Kristi's side. When we arrived at the home, Susan was still at work but she had left us instructions on how to break in. … Continue reading Day 1 – London, England – May 2017

Road Trip to Alberta – August 2016

So I have had this on the back burner for 2 months now and a combination of being busy and being lazy has caused me to not write this.  My Cousin was getting married in Edmonton and I haven't driven that way in a long time.  Kristi and I decided to take a couple days … Continue reading Road Trip to Alberta – August 2016

Road Trip to Kinabalu National Park

As we were preparing to leave Tampat Do Aman for Kinabalu National Park, I asked Howard where to stay.  He said there were many good options in Ranau but he recommends Kinabalu Mountain Lodge.  To get there, we should drive south to Kota Belud, hang a left and follow the river and the signs towards … Continue reading Road Trip to Kinabalu National Park

To the Tip of Borneo

So we decided the best way to get around for a couple days would be to rent a car.  Unfortunately, renting a car isn't cheap here.  When you're trying to budget 180RM per day and the car costs you 130RM (which we haggled for) it looks like we are saying saiya nara to our budget … Continue reading To the Tip of Borneo