Texas Hill Country road trip
We chose the Texas Hill Country for our first road trip of 2016
Two weeks. Seven countries. A yellow car
This sums up our European road trip: we drove a vintage car from England to Italy and survived to tell the tale. This...
Notes from a road trip to the Texas Hill Country
“I’ll need something as collateral, sir. Your keys, your wallet, your watch…” the clerk said. This E-Z gas...
2012 World Championship BBQ Goat Cook-Off (Yup....
Looking for something different to do on Labour Day Weekend, we planned a road trip to the heart of Texas. Or, at any...
Travel Memories: drive from London to...
Back in August 2006, Sean and I were due to fly to London and then drive to France the day after the liquid bomb plot...
Of best-laid plans and all that
As the Scottish poet Robert Burns said, “The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” We had planned to...
Notes from a train ride in East Texas
The sun appears timidly behind rain clouds at first and with more conviction later. I sigh with relief; there was a...
West Texas Road Trip: Memphis, Turkey, Matador
Our next stop was Memphis. Texas, of course. We were greeted by a scene from The Twilight Zone. There was almost no car...
West Texas Road Trip: Day 1
We left on Friday after a fantastic lunch of brisket tamales at Emelia’s in The Colony. Our first port of call...
West Texas Road Trip: The Planning Stage
We need to get out of Dodge Labour Day Weekend was fast approaching. We needed to get out of the scorching heat and...
Only in Paris, Texas
We searched high and low for the elusive Eiffel Tower. We drove around Paris for a good while, navigating unknown...
Country bliss in Suipacha
Every time I go to Buenos Aires, my parents take me on day trip to the country. On my latest visit, we went to the town...