Category Archive: Europe


On the last couple days of our swing through Europe, we spent hours driving through small villages and combing the outskirts of cities in the Czech Republic for kids to give a soccer… Continue reading


We got a late start out of Budapest yesterday (we didn’t take off until 10:30 and then drove in circles for an hour trying to find the right highway…) so we pushed pedal… Continue reading


G-O-A-LLLLLLLLLLLLL  SLOVAKIA!!!! William and I were driving through the Slovakian countryside on our way to the Hungarian border and the splendors of Budapest yesterday when we passed by a small village.  We decided… Continue reading

We Finally Got Balls in Slovakia!

Greetings from the High Tatras in Slovakia, a mountain range that isn’t all that high (it tops out around 7,000 feet) but is nonetheless that tallest range in all of Eastern Europe. What… Continue reading

The TWB Habit

What do Travel With Balls and potato chips have in common?  After you’ve gotten a taste of either, it’s damn near impossible to stop at just one!  We freely admit it — Travel… Continue reading

Girls Need Balls Too!

Before we formally launched Travel With Balls just over a month ago, I was telling a friend about our desire to get people to give out soccer balls to kids when they’re traveling in a developing… Continue reading

TWB Score Albania: Player Of The Game

Yesterday, we showed you the video of Jeff Knoche’s TWB score in Albania.  If you haven’t seen it,  view it here – Now for the Player of the Game’s stats: Jeff, a California native… Continue reading


After you watch this video from Peace Corps volunteer Jeff Knoche, you’ll understand why I’m jumping up and down, pumping my fists and screaming, “GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL  ALBANIA!” Please repost the video so that more… Continue reading