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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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How to Master the Art of Minimalist Packing Like a Pro

By on April 10, 2017 in Backpacking, Gear, Top 10's, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
How to Master the Art of Minimalist Packing Like a Pro

Every seasoned traveller knows the pain of packing. And never is the struggle more real than when you’re trying to condense everything you want to take in to the most minimal pack possible. I swear by only ever backpacking with a maximum of 13kg – you can read why here – but the challenge then, […]

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5 Fantastic Destinations For Catching the Ferry and Camping in France

5 Fantastic Destinations For Catching the Ferry and Camping in France

Boat travel and camping are 2 of the most budget-friendly ways to enjoy a break in Europe and never is this more popular than in the beautiful country of France. With regular ferries running from England and campsites in French being plentiful, there are limitless combinations available to you if this sounds like your sort […]

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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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The 16 Tried and Tested Ways I Save Money for Travel

By on March 13, 2017 in Budget Travel, Money Savers, Musings, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
The 16 Tried and Tested Ways I Save Money for Travel

It has been said that I’m the Queen of budgeting. Ok, well maybe that’s mostly been said by me or others thinking I’m cheap, but let’s not get distracted from the point – the ability to save money for travel is one of my key skills! And over the years I’ve had a lot of […]

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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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7 Great Tips for Choosing the Best Sunglasses for Hiking

By on March 6, 2017 in Gear, Hiking, Travel Tips, Wellbeing on the Road with 0 Comments
7 Great Tips for Choosing the Best Sunglasses for Hiking

When it comes to hiking we all know that we need a good pair of boots, a high-quality sunscreen and a backpack that holds all of the essentials. However we often neglect one of the most important things we need when hiking. Yes whether it’s a day trip or a multi-day trip, you also need […]

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