Although maybe not the first city someone recommends to visit in North Carolina, we were headed to Raleigh for one main reason – to watch the Chicago Blackhawkes vs the North Carolina Hurricanes in our first ever ice hockey game. We investigated cheap NHL tickets when we were in Mexico and as the South isn’t […]

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Gatlinburg wasn’t actually on our list of overnight stops as we made our way across Tennessee but a delayed lunch stop in Knoxville meant that we were a little behind schedule. We had originally planned to stop briefly to pick up a jar or two of moonshine but as we’d only reached the small town […]

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After only a couple of short hours driving we’d reached America’s home of cowboy boots, hat tilts and honky tonks. Yep, we’d touched down in boot scootin’ Nashville! We parked Fuego in our vanping spot for the night and made the short walk down to the most happening part of town, also known as The […]

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We started our drive from New Orleans early, cutting straight across Mississipi and landing in the city of Memphis, the first of our stops in our journey across Tennessee. A city rich in culture and history, Memphis has produced a heap of legendary artists including BB King, Otis Redding and even “The King” himself, so […]

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New Orleans

After yet another long drive, this time from Austin to the lively streets of N’Orleans, we were ready for some tucker, and what better than a crunchy, shrimp-stuffed po’ boy to satisfy our hunger. We wiped our mouths clean, dusted off our hands and sunk back into our seats satisfied, deciding it was time to […]

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After the very long drive to the border of Texas we weren’t looking forward to the inevitable harassment and interrogation by US border security. Surprisingly though, we were stamped through with nothing more than a nod and a smile, so hastily jumped back into Fuego and shot up to San Antonio where we celebrated our […]

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San Luis Potosí – Part II

When making our way back up through Mexico and into the USA, we decided to take the opportunity to see more of the country by taking an alternate route to when we came down but also returning again to the places we loved most. Our first stop was Villahermosa where we met with couchsurfing host […]

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