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Hi, we’re Lars and Shelley

Founders of Lifejourney4two

We have sold all of our belongings and are road-tripping our way around the world.

We’re sharing our road trip journeys, destinations, travel tips and our photography along the way.

When our adventure began, it was only going to be for a year …but the paths less travelled still called our name…

So, this lifejourney4two continues.

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Why Come along For the Ride?

What You’ll find here at Lifejourney4two:

🔘 Tips and ideas to make your road trips and travels hassle-free, economical and fun

🔘 Road trip itinerary ideas

🔘 Destination guides

🔘 Travel Resources for road trips by car, motorhome, campervans and 4×4 bush campers

🔘 Inspiration to make your one day… day one

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We took a leap — way out of our comfort zone —  and made it happen.

In traveller terms, we are neither your youthful backpackers nor your retirees; we fall into that illustrious middle-age bracket. We didn’t win the lotto and we weren’t born with a silver spoon, but we both had a desire for a different kind of fulfilment to that which we were living.

Back in 2016, in Perth, Western Australia, we sat down one afternoon with pen and paper, and we mapped out our hopes and dreams for the future.

We wanted to travel and volunteer overseas. So we listed all the countries we’d like to visit … the list became bigger and bigger.

We felt so excited about the future, of all the things we wanted to do… One day!’


Once we retired?

When we had won the lottery?

We turned to each other – both knowing what the other was thinking,

‘Why not now?’


lifejourney4two first road trip from Perth to Melbourne
Camping on our west-to-east coast trip across Australia

After saving like crazy for about a year, we sold everything we owned (even down to the plant pots — every dollar counted!), quit our full-time professional jobs and set forth.

Our first trip was an epic camping road trip across Australia to say bye to friends, many of whom thought us either crazy or brave …



We don’t think so.

We followed our hearts, took the decision and made that dream a reality.


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We’ve been on the road since April 2017. 

During the journey, our plans have chopped and changed, but that’s all part of the adventure.

Our Lifejourney4two Travels so far …  

April 2017 – May 2018

May 2018 – April 2019

May 2019 – April 2020

May 2020 – April 2021

May 2021 – April 2022

  • In September 2021, after almost a year in Norway, we arrived in Aberdeen, Scotland where Lars worked for a year – more savings for our return to Africa (while Covid was still ravaging travel)

May 2022 – April 2023

We share stories from our travels on these Podcasts:


AlbaniaAustralia (home), Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Bosnia and HerzegovinaCanadaCroatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, FranceGermanyGreece, Hungary, IcelandIrelandItalyLesotho, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, NetherlandsNorway, Poland, PortugalSerbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South AfricaSpainSwedenSwitzerlandUnited Arab EmiratesUnited Kingdom, USA, Uzbekistan


We are currently in Botswana


Check out our videos on YouTube for more of our story.

Walkthrough of our Toyota Hilux Bush Camper

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 Here are more video snippets you may be interested in: 

Some said we were crazy, some said we were brave and many more said, ‘I’d love to do that, one day…’


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