Although you will leave home to hit the road, there are some things at home to keep in mind. It depends on your home country, the length of your travel, if you plan to return at all and of course, if you prefer to keep or to get rid of stuff. We give you some information for your trip planning and your obligations at home.
Although nobody is looking for it and everybody tries to stay out of it: an emergency can happen, anytime and anywhere. May it be a health emergency, may your car brake down in the middle of nowhere. For these situations we give you insight how we prepared ourselves.
Not only your body should be (at least a little bit) trained for a longer overland trip. But there are other things we recommend you to train before you leave, like a First Aid training and a fun offroad training. Your driver’s licence days might be way in the past. And you might not be a nurse or a doctor. Before we talk about the technical, car related stuff, we advise you to do a First Aid training. Actually, there is not more to say. It is always, not only but also
For every trip you have to collect at least some basic information about your travel destination and the required papers etc.
Even when you just leave for two weeks on the beach we recommend to learn some words in the local language. Don’t be afraid the people will answer your broken
In the first part of this post series, we have revealed our average daily expenses and on what we usually spend it. In this post we want to look at our average daily expenses in different countries.
One of the fundamental questions during your overland journey planning stages is budget. It all comes down to money and time, in the end! How much you can expect to spend depends on a bunch of factors. While you can certainly influence your route, amount of driving or how often you spend money on a hotel room or a fancy dinner, there is also quite a bit of luck involved.