Californian Vibes

At the start of the year Nathan and I spent two months in California travelling in our 1969 Econoline E Series van. It was in this very van that, two years ago, we drove through the Mexican border and down the Baja where we discovered the Baja Fish Taco that are now so popular in California….

Fish Tacos

street food businessDuring a road trip through Mexico we fell in love with yet another Mexican dish. We drove over the border and down the Baja peninsula to La Paz where we got the ferry to the mainland. The journey down the Baja was very, hot, dry and silent. We wouldn’t see another car for…

The effects of travel…

‘We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls’-Anais Nin I believe travel and adventure has shaped and created my life as it is today It was through hitch-hiking to Amsterdam (with a large group) that I faced some personal demons and gained more confidence aged 18. Without travelling to…

Van Life

We were picking blackberries in the field discussing where we wanted to go for the winter. I had been working a few months as a psychiatric nurse after graduating and we had just completed our first official year with The Bean Machine. We were talking about South East Asia when Nathan mentioned a Mad Max like truck…

Food tales and recipes from Mexico

   I often spend many of the winter months away in warmer climates. However, me and my partner have a bit of problem with being together in the sun and staying healthy. The second the sun comes out we want to celebrate and that usually means wine, nice food and lying in the sun. Which…

Life lessons from Mexico

I didn’t know what to expect from Mexico. Spending last year in Spain I predicted the Mexican way of life would  not be too dissimilar. ‘its important to be self aware and know that the decisions you make are YOURS and not the governments’ Before our trip to Mexico we spent 3 weeks in the USA where…