We welcome to our shed a Suzuki DL1000 V Strom. Over the years I have had many motorbikes. I’m not loyal to only one brand, I’ll ride any decent bike, and some not so decent. My first bike was a 125 Honda, it was old even when I got it, but on the positive side,..
Travel Insurance for Pinay returning to Philippines can potentially be a real minefield. The information that we learned would also apply to any other person from any other country, it really is a bit of a minefield. I’ll try to explain as best I can. The reasons we learned all of this can be found..
We had to plan an urgent return to the Philippines for Beth. As with many situations in life, it’s a bit of a long story, and we don’t really want to bore everyone with all the fine details. The basics of the story is that Beth’s mother had become quite ill, and we decided that..
If you own a cell phone and, you drive a vehicle, you need a hands free headset. It really is that simple. No if’s buts or maybes, you need a hands free (Bluetooth) headset. Different countries, and different states have different laws about driving while talking on the phone. There is one very common problem..
We spend a lot of time travelling for work. Because of this communications are very important to us. Our phones are our methods of keeping in touch with family and friends. In this modern world, our phones are also our gateway to the internet. Sure, sitting here at home typing these posts, I’m using a..
As most regular followers would be aware, I’m a professional truck driver (a trucker, or truckie here in Australia), so I’m always navigating myself around the highways and byways of this country. I’m reasonably confident that I can say that I have a good idea on how to get myself from one area of the..
We have driven past the Roma Street Parklands many times in the last few years, we have even successfully used it as a shortcut when making deliveries in the Brisbane inner city area. We thought that it was time for us to spend a little time in this wonderful inner city parkland. Some people would..
Land Rover Discovery Series 2 Blown Gaskets, Cracked Head, Maybe an Engine Swap. So I have a bit of a dilemma. It all started a few weeks ago. Beth and I had to travel to the other side of the city to get to a particular store that we need to visit. We had no..
Are You Sure A Multi Cultural Relationship. This post deals specifically with Australia and Philippines, however, it is also applicable to other Western and Eastern countries. You just need to change the word Australia to USA, England etc. Also change the Philippines to Thailand, Vietnam etc. We are going to attempt to write a bit..
My very first journey outside of my home country of Australia I traveled into the wonderful country of the Philippines. I remember so much of the anticipation of the journey. The planning of a lot of the details were begun months in advance. The internet in those days was almost non-existent, certainly not for us..