Orlando day 2

For some reason I struggled with getting to sleep last night which resulted in a pretty shit sleep. Considering the hotel looked really nice, the bedding was actually pretty shit. On this trip we have had way skainzier hotels with way better bedding. Especially in Durango, the hotel looked average as fuck but it has […]

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Orlando day 1

We prepared for another decent drive day. Aimee and I decided to wake up early and head to the Waffle House next door to the hotel for breakfast. It is a very classic American hotel diner. Smashed a hash brown bowl. This was just hash brown with scrambled eggs and sausage all mixed together, it […]

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Panama City Beach Day 1 – it’s ‘the dude’

This is not ‘Nam. This is bowling. There are rules..” Walter Sobchak (John Goodman) The Big Lebowski  It was a decent wake up in New Orleans, 8:45 bus, love that! A quick breakfast at the hotel and a sad goodbye to some of our contiki family and it was time io hit the coach to […]

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New Orleans day 2 – mama said dat

Bobby: Mama, when did Benjamin Franklin invent electricity? Mama: That’s nonsense, I invented electricity, Benjamin Franklin is the devil!”- The Waterboy A very chilled day was had today. It was our first free day in a while as there is a tour changeover today. 15 people from our tour finished today and another 15 have joined. […]

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New Orleans day 1 – Debauchery

“New Orleans is the only place I know of where you ask a little kid what he wants to be and instead of saying I want to be a policeman or I want to be a fireman, he say, I want to be a musician. – Alan Jaffe This morning we got up early to […]

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Memphis day 2 – Ode to the king

Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that – Martin Luther King Jr  Memphis, Tennessee. What a great place! I wish we had more time to spend here. One thing about Memphis that is notable is that it has a very large African […]

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Memphis Day 1 – There’s no crying in baseball

“Everyone has the fire, but the champions know when to ignite the spark” – Amit Ray Today was set to be the longest drive day we have on tour. We were certain to need a massive amount of sleep after last night effort, we had I be up at like 6 to get the bus […]

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Fort Worth day 2 – Honky Tonk man!

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” – John F. Kennedy Oh what a night! Fort Worth has truly done a number on me. I am sitting on the bus right now feeling pretty hungover, most people are sleeping as […]

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Fort Worth day 1 – Drive day

Attitude is the difference between an ordeal and an adventure – Bob bitchin.  Helllloooooo Texas!!! Today was mostly a drive day but it was still packed with adventure! We woke up in Amarillo to finish our laundry. It was pretty frustrating because we chucked our laundry on the night before and then put it through […]

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Amarillo day 1 – Home of the great steak

I’m no competitive eater – just a regular guy, with a serious appetite – Adam Richman (Man vs Food) Goooooood morning Vietnam…USA actually. It has been another huge day. Actually that is really what Contiki is. Early mornings, late nights with so much awesome in between. We stared our morning bright and early with a […]

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