How long does a set of car tyres last? Ours took us a good 70,000 kms before we needed to replace them - and what better opportunity than to bring on board a new partnership, this time an American...
How embarrassing would it be to run out of fuel even though you still have 60+ litres of diesel in your tank? Well, we managed to do exactly that! Before you start scratching your head, let me explain what happened....
Every time we've needed to service Vanda since we left Australia we've had a lot of luck finding businesses willing to do the work for free for us! Unfortunately, this time we couldn't find anybody (Mitsubishi is not very...
This past week has been full of records. Not only have we now been on the road for two months and driven 13,000kms since we started this trip, but Vanda celebrated passing her 250 thousandth kilometre of driving! Yep.....
We share our secrets for avoiding overheating our diesel engine. A super cheap temperature alarm designed for computers and a Redarc LCA 1224 Low Coolant Alarm do the job perfectly! Let us know how you avoid overheating! Link to a similar...
It took a good 30,000kms but it happened - we went for a shower at the Planet Fitness gym in Jacksonville Florida and came back to find our back right wheel completely flat. A giant square headed screw was the...
With only a tyre puncture kit, some pliers and an air compressor we were able to fix our punctured tyre within 15 minutes at a parking lot in Florida!
Surviving the Gibb River Road (famous for blowing tyres and breaking axles) at the very beginning of our trip was a massive achievement. We drove 1,500kms off-road through some of the most corrugated tracks we've seen yet and tackled...

4 Years In A Kombi Through Middle East, Asia and Americas...

Sandra and Marcus have spent the last 4 years living and traveling in their 1978 Volkswagen Kombi from Switzerland to the world! They started heading...