Best spot so far? Overlanding VANLIFE Adventure drive around the world

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In this episode we head to the edge of the mountains in North Eastern Italy, near the Austrian Border. We found the most picturesque parking spot, in the village of Braulins, next to a river with wonderful views of the mountains. We meet a local gentleman who invites us to his home and takes us into the mountain to see a very unusual church. Out last day in Italy was a very memorable one.

This is by far the most challenging OVERLANDING VANLIFE Adventure travel series that we have ever done (and possibly on youtube) one that will definitely change us for ever more. Driving around the world is going to be both a physical and mental challenge and one that will test us to the limit.

One thing is for sure this is going to be a road trip that you wont want to miss, the ultimate vanlife road trip. So make sue you click subscribe and the bell to make sure you don's miss an episode.

Travel vlog 275 | Brauins Italy | Country #20/195

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The aim is we are going to step foot in every country in the world before we die - or die trying !. So stayed tuned for more clips as we TREAD the Globe in either Trudy the TREAD camper van or armed with our backpacks!

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💬 Comments on the video

What a lovely man! Such a happy, smiley face! 😊 There isn't much wrong with people who ply you with cheese, wine and panettone! And what a beautiful place!

Author — Angelica Jardinerica


Absolutely stunning river and mountains!

Author — Nelda Walker


Absolute stunning views, what a great adventure 👍

Author — John Ward


Going back and looking at your earlier video's. Really loving

Author — Brian K.C.


Fab hospitality your getting, so well deserved, loving your trip ♥️👍👍👍

Author — alison andrews


So so enjoying your vlogs safe journey 👍🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿👍

Author — wobblebox adventures


Brilliant vlog loving your journey 👏👏👏👍

Author — The Lundstram


Thank you for bringing us a lovely video after storm Ciara today. Very nice to see the sunshine and what an honour to be the first down the steps! Take care onwards. X

Author — Louise Symonds


Brilliant video! good weather,   lovely friendly people (Friuli region) ....red wine, cheese and Pandoro that is a typical northern Italy  Christmas cake  gave you welcome to my country...

Author — martina MF


Your so lucky that ye can share the driving, we’ll share Mightn’t be the best way in saying it lol

Author — Ann Walsh


Yet again a lovely video can't wait for the next one both of you should be on normal tv!!

Author — scott manley


I have heard tales that your card may be debited with a large amount, and the difference is credited later. Just watch out for that.

Author — David McClean


Chris do you use what3words to identify accurate location. Some of the spots and park ups would be very easy to share with the app. Finding the wee church would be ideal using W3W

Author — EDD Vanlife


Brilliant video and well presented I am thoroughly enjoying this trip around the globe with you take care guys see you soon x

Author — patrick jones


Thanks for sharing this episode of your epic global journey. I really enjoyed it. But losing your theme is like having a 99 without the chocolate please please put the flake back lol. Love your theme tune signature 👍👌

Author — Alan Penny


Can't think of the usual joke, so will ask a question instead (another great video by the way!) You said you don't have time to see more of Italy as you're driving around the world. But I thought seeing the world was the point of your trip? Or are you on some kind of time limit maybe? I see you are getting some great 'tastes' of every country you visit, but think it's a shame you can't do more in each place you go to. I can't wait for the travel books, 'tips and tricks for visiting the world' maybe? For when you're back in the UK, if that's what you may do. At the moment you're certainly enjoying it one day at a time and who can blame you for that?

Author — Charles Aldous


Buonasera Marianne and Chris
Loved this video
I remember Italy as having the most turquoise of water and sea
People are drawn to you both because you shine happiness
Can't wait to see the rest of your trip, think you need a few months in Italy 😀
Ps I'll try and find out the place I was telling you about on the coast with the most intense turquoise sea
Ps Sardinia is beautiful too, but I found mainland Italy more friendly
Here in the UK it's ultra stormy !!!

Author — Angela Locke


Fantastic. So stunning. Thank you so much for sharing all this. Can’t for the next one.

Author — Michael Wirdefalk


Marianne & Chris yous are getting further and further away from us all but yet yous are close in our hearts ❤️❤️s. Guys I meant to ask yous what's the current mileage on your van 👍👍another fantastic video for us.

Author — Fiana& Paul jojiana


Hi guys great to see you both. I told you you were getting further away from home. But the people you meet and show you great love and hospitality just makes you feel that home can be where ever you call it. Finding water and emptying the toilet was a right bummer for us. I never enjoyed that bit of motor homing. Wifi in different Countries might be tricky but i hope you find way's to make it happen. Well done for making it to Austria. Yeeeepeee! Tread on guys. This Adventure will transform the two of you for life so your truly the Lucky ones. I envy you both safe journey. Marriane and Chris

Author — fiana jojiana