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The Ultimate Guide to Purnululu National Park

The Ultimate Guide to Purnululu National Park

Containing one of the world’s most unique geological structures, the Bungle Bungle Range, Purnululu National Park is something of a hidden gem only those venturing up into Australia’s remote Kimberley region really hear about! The range’s signature banded rocks, which look like giant sandstone beehives, have been carved out over 20 million years by erosion […]

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Move Over East Coast // Why We Have Fallen in Love with Western Australia!

Move Over East Coast // Why We Have Fallen in Love with Western Australia!

Ok, so I’m just going to come out and say it … sorry east coast Australia, but when it comes to the best state in the Land Down Under, WA gets my vote every time. Yes … controversial I know, but Western Australia really is rocking our socks right now! In fact, from the moment […]

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Why a Trip to Rottnest Island is Worth the Splurge

By on April 3, 2017 in Australia, Budget Travel with 6 Comments
Why a Trip to Rottnest Island is Worth the Splurge

Can I just start here by asking a question …. Does everyone know what a “splurge” is? I want to check this isn’t just some British colloquialism no one else will understand, or worse still, a term that maybe only my mum uses and that over the 32 years I’ve heard her say it, I’ve […]

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Hidden Hotspots // 18 Things to Do in Fremantle the Locals Love

Hidden Hotspots // 18 Things to Do in Fremantle the Locals Love

As you’ll know if you’ve read my post What’s Happened to the Road Trip, we’ve temporarily clambered out of the car from our great budget road trip around Australia and set up something of a little life for ourselves. In part this is because our bank accounts required us to do so and in part […]

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Broome Caravan Parks: Which is the Best?

Broome Caravan Parks: Which is the Best?

Driving into Broome for the first time and trying to find somewhere to stay can be a little confusing. Trust me I know …. … Been there, done that! Yes, when we finally made it to Broome after enduring the Gibb River Road as part of our budget 4wd around Australia, we could not wait […]

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The 22 Australian National Parks You Simply Must See

The 22 Australian National Parks You Simply Must See

If there’s one thing you can’t miss during your time in Australia, it’s the chance to experience some of the country’s incredible wilderness. From mountains to deserts, tropical islands to rainforests, the land Down Under has it all.  And wonderfully, much of it is super accessible care of Australia’s fabulous national parks network. We visited […]

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10 Best Free Things to do in Darwin

10 Best Free Things to do in Darwin

The tropical capital of the north, Darwin, is a steaming melting pot of cultures, cuisines and … crocodiles. Located right at the top of the Northern Territory, this city sometimes looks and feels a lot closer to Asia than Australia. And that’s because it is! With Indonesia just across the horizon, a flight to Bali […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk National Park)

The Ultimate Guide to Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk National Park)

Located way up in Australia’s remote and wild Northern Territory, Katherine Gorge National Park encapsulates and protects 292,800 hectares of this country’s truly incredible landscape. The park is also known by its indigenous Jawoyn name – Nitmiluk –  which means Cicada Place. The National Park is actually comprised of 13 separate gorges and superb hiking, […]

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The Complete Female Backpacking Australia Packing List

By on February 23, 2017 in Australia, Backpacking, Budget Travel, Gear with 4 Comments
The Complete Female Backpacking Australia Packing List

Unbelievable I know, but Australia isn’t just a massive island of bouncing kangaroos and eternal sunshine. Ok, well it is a massive island and there are a lot of kangaroos, but this place is seriously diverse and you’ll probably be surprised when you get here to discover the range of climates and cities you’re likely […]

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What’s Happened to the Road Trip?

What’s Happened to the Road Trip?

I’m so sorry, I know it’s a fair old while since I hopped on here to write about how our life is going and where we’re up to on our great budget 4wd around Australia. And that’s because it’s actually a fair old while since we were last motoring around on our great budget 4wd […]

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