May I introduce you to Barbabright

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Why is our car called Barbabright? Well every famous car has a name,think about KITTHerbieGeneral Lee or De Lorean to name a few. Our car is not famous, but hey we think he is pretty awesome, so he had to have a name. Barbabright: Famous in the early 70’s, he is blue and a scientist. Yes, we are showing our age and indeed we are both scientists, wait until we shout out “Clickety click, Barba-trick!” and we morph into a different shape….

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How much money do we need for our road trip?

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Travel budget?

How much money do we need for our road trip? That is the million dollar question!

We have traveled in Australia before, but the last couple of years the duration of our Ozzie road trips was only for one to two weeks or maximum.  This upcoming road trip at the end of 2016 will be different, we will be gone for just over 7 weeks. We never considered doing a budget for a 2 week camping trip, but now we feel we should. Why? We just like to be prepared and secondly we might have another extended road trip in the future, so we might benefit from this information ourselves.

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2017!!!!! What already?

I know, I (Chantal) get ahead of things often….. I do try to be spontaneous and not to plan everything, but sometimes I simply can’t help myself. And this is one of these situations!

We both have a list with travel destinations which we like to see and fortunately there aren’t many differences, usually it is just a different priority. There is however one destination which is high on both our lists, this destination came up in several conversations but every time when we discussed this option we had reasons to book another trip. These reasons were various; too expensive, not the right time of year, or already booked out etc.

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