This travel blog follows the adventures of myself, Jen (the writer) and my partner, Ben (the brain stormer) on our travels around the world. We will be posting guidebook type articles on places we’ve been to and general inspirational articles on what drives us to travel.
We both share a passion for travel and have travelled extensively throughout Europe, Asia and Central America.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
In September 2011 we decided to both quit our jobs and set off travelling round the world for 7 months to fulfil our dreams of wanderlust, and to visit the countries we’d always talked about visiting ‘one day’.
This wonderful round the world trip provided the inspiration for this travel blog.
In March 2013 we returned to live in the UK where I worked full time in accountancy and Ben was self employed in the farming industry. In January 2014 we bought our first house renovation project, followed by our second in May 2015 – you can find out more about this here.
In November 2015 we emigrated to New Zealand (first stopping in Japan and Bali!) and we will be leasing the farm from Bens mum and step dad (mid 2016). I will be writing about our life in New Zealand here, but will continue to share my travel stories on Travelbllgr.
“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru
I have had the privilege of visiting many countries and so far my travels have taken me to 34 countries including: UK, Spain, France, Greece, Austria, Italy, Hungary, Portugal, Czech Republic, Turkey, Morocco, Tanzania, India, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, China (incl. Hong Kong), Japan, Indonesia, New Zealand, Nepal, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Malaysia and Singapore.
Ben has travelled extensively and his travels have taken him to 36 countries so far including: UK, New Zealand, Samoa, France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Morocco, Italy, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Macedonia, Albania, Greece, Turkey, Slovakia, Hungary, India, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, USA, Canada, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Chile, Bolivia, Japan, Indonesia and Peru.