About Us

We hope to shake you up and remind you to live a lot! Life is short! Go Adventure! Tired of mundane routine, of traffic jams, and of shoes; I gave up my regular routines, adopted a backpack and an anything goes philosophy, and began life as a Part Time Professional Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
Cycle

Root of my Roots

When you kick off your shoes and put on some pedals, you will find that anything is in fact possible!  You may have an old rickety bike. You may camp alone in soggy fields. You may spend far too much time hanging out with sheep. But eventually you will arrive. Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
Explore

Singaporian Shenanigans

I sat in the sky thinking how it was possibly time to get some vengence on the pigeons… I mean, from way up here, I could probably shit on their heads for a change…. But really I was probably just trying to find distraction from the flight… Things weren’t looking Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
Explore

When Even the Gypsies Settle

gypsy ˈdʒɪpsi/ noun 1. a member of a travelling people with dark skin and hair, traditionally living by itinerant trade and fortune telling. Gypsies speak a language (Romany) that is related to Hindi and are believed to have originated in South Asia. synonyms: Romany, Rom, chal, chai, gitano, gitana, tzigane, Zingaro, Zigeuner,zingana, didicoi; More 2. informal a nomadic or free-spirited Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
Hitch

Homeward Bound

I was sat in Cairns umming and ahhhing about what to do with my post-cycle life. Five months remained on my Australian visa and it’s a massive country with endless possibilities… But deep inside I knew there was no place like [make-shift] home… It might not look like much, but Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
Cycle

The Road to Townsville

It was hard work dragging myself out of the serenity of Agnes Water and 1770, but new adventures lay ahead! In Rockhampton I finally returned to the tropics which made me so happy that I even closed my eyes for the celebratory picture. Sadly the tropics also came with a Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago
Sail

Return of the Gypsy

Yes, it’ the sequel… It’s time to finish what was started…My old friend, Unemployment, has returned to me and it’s now or never (so obviously it’s now). Back in 2010, when my Soccer World Cup contract had me forced to watch all 64 games (and I don’t like soccer all Read more…

By Bearfoot Gypsy, ago