About Gumnuts Abroad

Do you wake up in the morning wishing you were lying on a beach in Bali?

Do you go to bed at night dreaming of mountains and sparkling waterfalls?

Do you imagine exploring places you’ve never been and eating food you’ve never tasted?

Perhaps like us, all you think about is travel, and your deep burning desire to escape the humdrum of everyday life.

You dream it.

You imagine it.

You feel it in your soul.

You want to smell the spices of a Moroccan bazaar, hear the roar of a lion and see how blue the Indian ocean really is.

Things you can’t get from reading a book.

Travel is about living in the moment and drinking in all that you can see, feel, smell and hear. It’s about the people you meet,  the connections you make and the cultures you explore.

And it has the power to change lives.

Hi we’re Andrew and Audrey, a 50 something Aussie couple who love exploring the world.

Welcome to our blog Gumnuts Abroad.

Us at Semuc Champey

We caught the travel bug over 30 years ago, and with a limited income have managed to save enough money to travel overseas every year. As a young couple, we made a conscious decision to choose experiences and everlasting memories over possessions.

A choice we’re incredibly glad we made.

At the age of 19, we travelled overseas for the first time, to Fiji.

Little did we know it would be the catalyst for a lifetime obsession with travel.

Since then we’ve: travelled to over 40 countries, got engaged in Hong Kong, honeymooned in Phuket (in 1988! ), and travelled the world with our children.

In June 2017 we took a 13-month career break and travelled through Eastern Europe, Central America and Southern Asia. Visiting twenty countries along the way.

Now we want to help you live your dreams.

Our hope is that you’ll find our blog useful and inspiring. And that it motivates you to get out there yourself whatever your age.

So let’s get started on your dream today. 

If you’d like to check out detailed information on the destinations we have visited, start with our destination guides.

Or you might like to read about our favourite products and travel tips.

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