Off the Beaten Track

10 Things You Need to Know Before Going on an African Overland Safari Trip

10 Things You Need to Know Before Going on an African Overland Safari Trip

Well I made it folks, 48 days on an overland safari trip in Africa and I’ve lived to tell the tale! At times it was hard, at times it was tiring, but mostly it was an epic adventure of great people, sensational landscapes, incredible memories and wild encounters. I’d recommend an overland African safari trip […]

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The Ultimate Darwin to Broome Road Trip Itinerary!

The Ultimate Darwin to Broome Road Trip Itinerary!

Come on, let’s be honest, this is probably the big daddy of them all! Yes the drive from Darwin to Broome through the jaw-dropping Kimberley region is about as awesome as road trips get I reckon and easily competes with both the drive up the red Centre from Adelaide to Darwin, as well as down […]

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Interested in Time Travel? A Trip to the Island of Sark is Just the Ticket!

By on August 3, 2017 in Europe, Off the Beaten Track, UK with 6 Comments
Interested in Time Travel? A Trip to the Island of Sark is Just the Ticket!

The Perfect Beginning If you were looking for the perfect travel setting, you’d be hard pushed to find better. The sky overhead was a brilliant, cloudless blue, the crisp colour of azure only an English summer can pull off. The sea, reflecting this, was the perfect oceanic blue and the morning sunlight, dancing upon her […]

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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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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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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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5 Underrated Destinations for the Adventurous Traveler

5 Underrated Destinations for the Adventurous Traveler

While many people like to feel safe and in control throughout their lives, we also know there’s a more than a few of us who like to live on the edge a bit too! In fact, that’s probably the reason why so many of us travel, right?! If, like us, you’re one of those people […]

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7 Easy Ways to Get Off The Beaten Track in Australia

By on February 9, 2017 in Australia, Off the Beaten Track with 14 Comments
7 Easy Ways to Get Off The Beaten Track in Australia

Australia really is one of the most wonderfully diverse and dazzling countries to travel in. From the deserts of its red centre to the deserted white-sand beaches of its Western coast, so much beauty in the Land Down Under is found beyond the oh-so-popular city walls of Sydney and Melbourne! Yet sadly, this is a […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Carnarvon Gorge National Park

The Ultimate Guide to Carnarvon Gorge National Park

Carnarvon Gorge is one of Queensland, Australia’s most spectacular national parks – with 16,000ha of wilderness having been preserved since 1932. Buried deep in the state’s Central Highlands, this region sits just below the tropic of Capricorn in a rugged and semi-arid area of the country. The park is characterised by high sandstone cliffs, that […]

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Wow! Alice Springs to Darwin: 1500km for $60

Wow! Alice Springs to Darwin: 1500km for $60

And so I found myself in Alice Springs, Australia. Quite the literally the middle of nowhere. I’d just been on an awesome 4wd road trip in a Landrover up from South Australia to Central Australia with a new friend of mine and now it was all over. We’d spent weeks enjoying all the sights and sounds […]

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