Thailand Bikathon

We have been biking since we were little but we’ve never considered ourselves cyclists and never thought we would be cycling in Thailand.  Mel has biking in her blood as her dad, Duke, bikes every Friday and Sunday and has participated in many bike races during his life so far.  When we arrived at Baan Dada we found out […]

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Redeeming Soles II

When we revisit places where we volunteer we love the feeling of connectivity it provides us, familiar faces, knowing the general ropes and being surrounded by like-minded individuals. What we also enjoy is being able to learn even more about the company and sometimes we get to try different tasks than the first time. In […]

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Cheers to Two Years! 

Of the many lessons learned on the road, the one we’ve embraced the most is the free spirit lifestyle that comes from living in our van. Meeting different people and taking unexpected routes has led us to some amazing and unplanned adventures.  We started the new year home in NJ with friends and family. Shortly […]

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Uproute Blog Feature

A few weeks ago, we were approached by “She-Explores”, as many of you remember we were featured on their website http://www.she-explores.com a year ago.  The founder of Uproute, a new travel community platform, saw  our profile on “She-Explores”and felt a connection because he takes Sriracha on every road trip too! They thought we would be a perfect […]

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The Happy Factory

When we heard back from The Happy Factory we had just began a new leg of the trip. We had just left Denver and were like kids on Christmas Day!  We were so excited to be making toys like little elves and delivering them along our route to those in need of some cheer.  We still had so […]

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Bywater, LA

The Villalobos Rescue Center is the largest pit bull rescue center in the USA. It is now located in New Orleans, LA, just on the outskirts of our new neighborhood, the Bywater.  The rescue center is better known for their TV show on Animal Planet, “Pit Bulls and Parolees,” which follows the work of a […]

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