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M+T Celebrate :: 100 Days On The Road!

We left Atlanta more than 14 weeks ago to see the world, yet it seems like yesterday. As we cross this milestone we observe...

Waitomo | New Zealand :: Glowing Worms and Naked Rabbits

Waitomo | New Zealand :: Angora Rabbit Shearing from The Bettendorfs on Vimeo. We were so “touristed out” at this point and were abhorred to...

Wellington | New Zealand :: The Windy Capital City

Wellington, the windy political capital city of New Zealand, is situated overlooking a picturesque harbor with colonial homes perched on the surrounding hillside. The...

Tokyo | Japan :: Tokyo Trance

People stand at street corners, not a car or truck in sight, only audible in the distance, yet reverent to the backlit red sign...

Ubud | Indonesia :: Artistic and Adventure Avenues

An hour north of Kuta Beach you will find the beautiful, sleepy little town of Ubud. Nestled into countless acres of rice paddies, farmland...

Verona | Italy :: Casa De Romeo & Juliet

Verona is a great side or day trip from Venice, if you have the time.  This quaint town is most famous as the setting...

Bangkok | Thailand: Floating Market

As you walk around Bangkok, and particularly backpacker centric areas like Khaosan Road, you see beautiful idyllic pictures of the nearby floating market. Romantic...

Tasmania | Australia :: Campervaning 8 Days In Tasmania

We had heard that Tasmania was a place not to miss when you are down under, so we spent a week on the island...

New Zealand | Explore More Campervan Review

New Zealand :: Explore More Campervan Review from The Bettendorfs on Vimeo. We were lucky to have “sampled” travel in various sizes of campervans in...

Running Of The Bulls :: Not For The Slow Footed

The Running of the Bulls is a practice that involves running in front of bulls that have been let loose on a course of...