Hi, welcome to Mr and Mrs Travel. We are Jasper (Mr) and Lonneke (Mrs) and the main focus of the blog will be travel. You are probably wondering why these nutheads have called themselves Mr and Mrs Travel. So, we really love to travel and one of the big reasons to start this blog is to document our honeymoon. Honeymoon!? Yes, I recently popped the question to Lonneke in the Philippines and she said yes! That why our blog is called Mr and Mrs Travel, to refer back to our honeymoon. Big bummer though, Corona hit and we postponed the wedding, however not the honeymoon. The first plan was to travel the Panamerican highway in our DIY built camper, big bummer though, Corona hit. It is a lesson in flexibility but we started the trip in May 2021 anyway. Follow the blog were our camper brings us instead and get surprised together with us.
Talking about our camper, we called him Bob. The name of our van is inspired by another travel we did in 2016 (pff feels like ages ago) when we went to New Zealand and Australia for 6 months. During the end of this travel we stayed for a couple of weeks at a campground in Kuranda (near Cairns in the North of Australia), the Billabong. This campground was cheap and basic, just how we like it. And it was in the middle of nature with the best caretakers ever, Sharky (why Sharky, that is a another story) and Lisa, his wive. What was really great about this campground was the fact that there were so many animals, a lot of kangaroos, guinea fowl and big lizards. When Sharky introduced himself, his wive, the campground and all the animals, he also shared all the names of the animals. So, this one is called…. Bob and that kangaroo over their is called… Bob and you see that small guinea fowl there his name is… Yes you guest it… Bob. So, in honor of all the animals, Lisa and Sharky, we have named our van Bob. That place really felt like home and is one of our fondest memories of Australia.
The main reason for starting this blog is documenting the things we are experiencing and also being able to share this with you guys in a fun way. We try to share everything about the journey. We would love it if you leave comments, tips or inspiration on the subject of travel or van building or send a message on Instagram or Mail.
We hope you have fun reading! Peace ✌🏻