Category: Biggest Baddest Bucket List

The Travelex Big Bangkok Shopping Challenge

The Travelex Big Bangkok Shopping Challenge

| January 28, 2014 | 1 Reply

Travelex have given our travel-loving duo 1000 baht and one hour to check off a list of items from Bangkok’s market stalls. Will they manage to complete their shopping list? And who will secure the best finds? The race is on!

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Crossing the Finish Line in New Zealand’s North Island

Crossing the Finish Line in New Zealand’s North Island

| January 21, 2014 | Reply

Six continents, six months and a distinctly shrunken bucket list, the Vagabrothers crossed the finish line in style. Culminating in New Zealand’s scenic North Island – a fitting spot due to their Kiwi heritage – Alex and Marko checked off their final bucket list activities and saw their epic six month adventure draw to a [...]

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No Qualms in Queenstown

No Qualms in Queenstown

| January 14, 2014 | Reply

This week saw the Vagabrothers leave behind the land of Oz and make the relatively short hop over to their last destination; the mighty New Zealand! Touching down in Queenstown, the boys felt rather at home considering they were over 7,000 miles from California; an ancestor emigrated to America over a hundred years ago, and [...]

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Making the Most of Melbourne

Making the Most of Melbourne

| January 7, 2014 | 2 Replies

Marko and Alex can never be accused of not getting out there and exploring when they hit a new destination, and with just a week to take in all Melbourne had to offer they weren’t about to slow down now. Hang onto your seatbelts! With an itinerary to make even Michael Palin green with envy [...]

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The Great Barrier Reef and Natural Splendour in the Whitsundays

The Great Barrier Reef and Natural Splendour in the Whitsundays

| January 2, 2014 | Reply

From the cultural island of Bali, the Vagabrothers travelled to the scenic islands of the Whitsundays in Queensland, Australia. Australia is their sixth and final continent, where they will be spending a week in the glorious Whitsundays and then heading south to the modern city of Melbourne. The Whitsundays are made up of 74 islands [...]

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In Search of a Blissful Paradise in Bali

In Search of a Blissful Paradise in Bali

| December 16, 2013 | Reply

As the Vagabrothers arrived in Bali, they were after three major things; peace and quiet, the perfect wave and a slice of their own little paradise. After hanging out in the pristine and extremely modern city of Singapore, the brothers were yearning after a more traditional and slower paced Asian experience. So they headed south [...]

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Getting Stuffed in Singapore

Getting Stuffed in Singapore

| December 10, 2013 | 1 Reply

After the crazy bustle of Bangkok, the ever-intrepid Vagabrothers made a short hop across the Gulf of Thailand to a very different city – the immaculate and modern metropolis of Singapore. Founded by the British in the 19th century, Singapore is a tiny island state that boasts a rich mix of Chinese, Indian, Malaysian and [...]

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Buddhas, Buckets and Battles in Bangkok

Buddhas, Buckets and Battles in Bangkok

| December 3, 2013 | Reply

For Marko, Asia is where it all began.  Since backpacking through Thailand three years ago, Marko realised his unwavering love for travel and all that goes with it, and a visit back to Bangkok was a trip full of nostalgia and fond memories. For Alex, on the other hand, it was a place full of [...]

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Side Cars, Surfing and Street Parties in Cape Town

Side Cars, Surfing and Street Parties in Cape Town

| November 26, 2013 | Reply

Concluding their explorations of Africa, the Vagabrothers found themselves in Cape Town. A charismatic city filled with dramatic scenery, colourful streets and an overarching chilled vibe, the boys settled into somewhere perfectly suited to their personalities. Checking into Daddy Long Legs, a boutique hotel nestled between Cape Town’s prized possessions – Table Mountain and the [...]

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Ticking Off an Extreme Three in Zimbabwe

Ticking Off an Extreme Three in Zimbabwe

| November 19, 2013 | Reply

For Marko and Alex, landing in Harare, Zimbabwe meant one thing to them; the chance to check off a big three from their bucket list. Usually Queenstown in New Zealand is considered the extreme sports capital of the world, but Zimbabwe certainly gives it a run for its money. After resting in the Ballantyne’s Lodge, [...]

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Wildlife Watching and Meeting the Maasai

Wildlife Watching and Meeting the Maasai

| November 12, 2013 | Reply

Week 14 found the Vagabrothers living out their Discovery Channel fantasies on the plains of Africa. To be precise, the famous Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. Their safari adventure began in the regional capital of Arusha, a bustling town that serves as the gateway to safari destinations such as the Serengeti. Spending their first night [...]

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