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...
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...
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!
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....
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.....
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...

Tips for driving in Baja California – Mexico

If you're driving offroad, make sure to horn before entering a bend https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2gUEpcQufs The 14 second video above shows exactly why you should prove your presence...