About 2island travellers

There are 9000km between England and Japan

We have both grown up on an island.
We have completely different cultures and customs,
but somehow we met, got married and now live together.

There are many similarities between us, but there are also many differences.
Together we want to experience and see the differences and similarities of the world.

Through this website we want you to see and experience this too. 

See you there!










Our travel history

Our first meeting is hard to say romantic but it was a fateful encounter at crowded night club in London .


Soon after we met, Elliot left to Asia for his first taste of travelling and Mayu stayed in London. But after half a year, we met again in sunny Cyprus. Our relationship starts!


Flat share together in North east London at playful warehouse with 5 other europeans.


Travel in Middle Europe visiting friends. After the trip, Mayu left London to Japan and Elliot stayed in London. It means the second long distance relationship started.


We meet again, this time in India, almost in the centre between England and Japan after one year long distance relationship. We spent most of our time in Indian Himalayan mountains, learning a lot about how hard and amazing the trekking is. Whilst taking in the slow vibe of rural life. After that, we travelled in South East Asia on our way back to Japan. We hitchhike through Japan with our tent. everyones hospitality. Through all these travel experiences, we decided to get married but as soon as we got married, Elliot left Japan to London and Mayu stayed in Japan. Not the standard honeymoon!


After the new year, Elliot moved to South Africa. We met again in London after another long 9 month distant relationship. We had our wedding party at Elliot's parents house with our friends from all over the world. Finally, we start to live together in South Africa.


We spent an amazing year enjoying the great outdoors that south Africa had to offer but our travel bug kicked in once again. We set our hearts on the road and decided to leave South Africa on a journey back to London by bicycle. We spent many months prepping for the trip. The adventure started in April 2015!


Finally we arrived at home in England by bicycle in August. It was great 12,000km journey from Cape town. We are completely addicted to cycle touring!


New adventure starts from England to Japan by bicycle!