Overland Travel Blogs
11Jul 2016

Top 5 Planned & Unique Capital Cities

As an Australian, I am no stranger to a planned (invented?) capital city – Australia’s capital, Canberra, was designed and built in the 1920s as Sydney and Melbourne couldn’t decide between them which city should be the capital. But Canberra is just one of many planned capital cities around the world; here are our top… read more

Uppatasanti (Peace) Pagoda, Naypyidaw
19May 2016

Life changing travel: lessons learned from a career break

We often get asked who can take 3-6 months off work to join a big overland tour. Here’s the story of Sue’s life-changing South American career break travel. read more

Sleeping in a hammock on the 4-day Amazon boat trip
9May 2016

Odyssey Overland Trip Blogs

Those of you who travelled on an Odyssey Overland expedition between 2008 & 2015, or those who followed their adventures from back home, may be wondering where the overland Trip Blogs have gone.  Don’t worry, they haven’t disappeared, here’s a list (and links) to all the past blogs.  Enjoy! Heart of South America 2015 Bangkok… read more

26Apr 2016

Trans Africa Overland via the Nile – north or southbound?

Travelling from “Cape to Cairo” is one of the classic overland journeys of our time – so once you have decided to join a Nile trans-Africa trip, the only decision left is whether to travel northbound or southbound. So which is better… read more

Elephant in Lower Zambezi
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the things you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." 
Mark Twain

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5 reasons to spend Christmas on a tropical island

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Life changing travel: lessons learned from a career break

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