Category: 2017 – Our Year Out

Blogs from our silver gap year/year out travelling – all the places we go to and all the new things we see and do!

December 4, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

There are a couple of definites in Singapore.  Heat and humidity is one and high-end shopping as far as the eye can see is the other.  These were exactly the…

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November 30, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Before we started this round of our travels, we’d decided that we were going to make our visit to Malaysia more of a ‘beach break’ than another marathon week of…

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November 30, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out
November 17, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Our whistle-stop tour of the Southern Hemisphere took us to the Melbourne area next. Melbourne, Australia’s second city has been voted ‘The Best City in the World’ to live recently…

November 10, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Auckland to Sydney, just three hours separates them but the difference between the two countries is apparent from the minute you land. New Zealand, stunning as it is, is quiet…

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November 8, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

How were we to top the last few days? What was North Island going to offer?  Could it possibly get any better?  South Island gave us some of the most…

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October 26, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

South Island, New Zealand proved to be as idyllic as we’d expected.  Apart from our fleeting but gorgeous visit to Cape Cod, the bit of our adventures I’d most been…

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October 14, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Gallup was an unremarkable pivotal point in our Route 66 journey.  Our trip switched from a westerly route to a northerly diversion off route.  It had been our intention all…

October 1, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Oklahoma behind us, we got back onto Route 66 to see what ‘the middle bit’ had to offer.  An overnight stop in Elk City on the western fringes of Oklahoma…

September 29, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out