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 […]Read more "Thailand Bikathon"
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 […]Read more "Cheers to Two Years! "
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 […]Read more "Uproute Blog Feature"
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 […]Read more "The Happy Factory"
Back together again! We are very excited to be back to our old tricks. After visiting family in Florida, we made our way on a Greyhound bus, in the middle of the night to New Orleans. We were told French Quarter Festival (FQF) is one not to miss, so we rented a place for a […]Read more "French Quarter Festival 2016"
We are excited to share our interview with She-Explores.com! We are honored to be featured as “Women on the Road” alongside independent, strong women from all over the country. Take a break to read about our travels, volunteering, and a few of our favorite things. http://www.she-explores.com/women-on-the-road/the-gypsy-giversRead more "She-Explores.com"
Today marks one year we left our home in New Jersey on an adventure of a lifetime. We have seen memorable sunsets, quiet sunrises, and beautiful fresh waterfalls. We crossed many miles down to Florida across the country to San Diego and up to Olympic National Park in Washington. We caught our first fish on […]Read more "Happy One Year on the Road"
These Redwood trees are a GIANT help to their community. Their roots intertwine as they hold hands underground to withstand all types of weather. It doesn’t take much for you to make a GIANT impact on your community as well. Here are a few tips on finding volunteer opportunities in your area. 1. Ask yourself […]Read more "Tips on Finding Volunteer Opportunities in Your Area"
Arriving in Seattle meant the end of the second leg of our travels. We planned all along to spend a lot of time here with friends, knowing it would feel like home to us. It only seemed right to partner with an organization that gave us the same feeling. We wanted a place we could […]Read more "Pike Market Food Bank"
Big Bend National Park is located on the border of Mexico and Texas, which is divided by the Rio Grande River. The park is unique because of its vast desert expanses on one side, as well as forested mountains on the other side. We were recommended to go visit the park by several locals throughout […]Read more "On the border…"