Posts Tagged ‘road trip’

…Van Down By the River

From mid-2006 to June 2007, Joe and Rachel drove 26,964 miles through the US, Mexico, Central America and Canada in a van. Sadly, Joe passed away in May 2008. Their blog isn’t updated anymore, but it’s a poignant reminder to live the life you want to live.

America In 100 Days

In May 2009, Tom, Sarah and Joey set out on a road trip across the United States. Their blog detailed their preparations before setting off, and their adventures on the road.

13 Epic and Slightly Crazy Travel Adventures

Many people dream of going on big adventures; only a few ever do it. For this article, I found 13 individuals, couples and families who had the guts to embark on epic adventures. You may envy them, or you may think they’re crazy. But I guarantee that their stories will inspire you.

Mac Nelson’s “Twenty West: The Great Road Across America”

US20 stretches coast-to-coast, 3,300 miles from Boston, Massachusetts to Newport, Oregon. That makes it the United States’ longest road and, according to Mac Nelson, America’s Great Road.

Twenty West: The Great Road Across America tells the story of a road that played its part in the history and development of American society and culture.

Lives in a Van

David Thorsrud sold everything and embarked on a permanent road trip around the United States, in search of a more authentic life.

Living the Rural Dream

In May 2008, the Family Smudge sold their house, quit their job and took to the roads of Europe with a camper. (Interview with Alice Smudge)

Baby on Board: Interview with Alice Smudge

Ever dreamed of living life on the road?

Meet the Family Smudge: Scott and Alice, 1-year old Isabella, and Milla, the family dog. Earlier this year, Scott quit his full-time job, and they sold their house, scaling down their belongings to live in a camper. Three months later, the Family Smudge hit the road, setting out from their home in England on a long-term road trip around Europe. This isn't just a family holiday: this is a complete change of lifestyle.

In this interview, TravelBlogs talks to Alice about their decision to pack up, live in a camper, and travel around Europe.

The World By Road

Steve Shoppman, Steve Bouey, and a changing crew of extras are on an epic road trip from New Zealand to New York, living out their dreams while raising awareness of the world’s diversity. (Interview with Steve Shoppman)

Road Trip from New Zealand to New York: Interview with Steve Shoppman

From New Zealand to New York in two Toyota 4x4s. That's exactly what Steve Shoppman, his friend Steve Bouey, and a changing crew of extras are attempting, living out their dreams while raising awareness of the world's diversity.

After setting out from Auckland in February 2007, Steve, Steve and the rest of the crew made their way through Australia, Asia and far north Europe before turning south and driving through Europe into Africa.

TravelBlogs caught up with Steve via email while they were in the Congo.

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