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How Much Does An Australian Road Trip Really Cost?

By on December 23rd, 2019 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas, Oceania, Travel Tips with 4 Comments
How Much Does An Australian Road Trip Really Cost?

Well, of course, the answer to this question really, is how long is a piece of string? Because, depending how long you travel for, where you travel to, how far you travel, what style of travel you like and what type of vehicle and set-up up you’ve got, the costs are going to vary wildly […]

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The Ultimate West Coast Australia Road Trip

By on December 23rd, 2019 in AUSTRALIA, Oceania, Travel Tips with 10 Comments
The Ultimate West Coast Australia Road Trip

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the West Coast of Australia is my FAVOURITE part of the country to road trip and that’s a fact! There’s just something about the grandeur of it all, the vastness, the emptiness, the enormity… and the lack of people that immediately grabbed my heart and wouldn’t […]

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Ethiopia’s Danakil Depression: Discovering the Most Dramatic Destination on Earth

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, ETHIOPIA, Travel Tips with 13 Comments
Ethiopia’s Danakil Depression: Discovering the Most Dramatic Destination on Earth

Arriving into Ethiopia’s Makele airport, I’m met in the parking lot by a 4wd that screeches to a halt in front of me as 3 smiling guys grin at me out of the window! “Are you Stephanie?”, they ask. I nod, and with that, their bundling my bags into the boot of the vehicle, me […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Karijini National Park

By on December 23rd, 2019 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 2 Comments
The Ultimate Guide to Karijini National Park

Well, where to start?! If we’re talking about the best national parks in Australia, then Karijini has to be the creme de la creme, the cream of the crop, the big daddy! When we visited there as part of our 4wd budget road trip around Australia, we were with a North American backpacker who described […]

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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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The 10 Best Free Things to do in Carnarvon, Western Australia

By on December 12th, 2019 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 4 Comments
The 10 Best Free Things to do in Carnarvon, Western Australia

Not to be confused with Carnarvon Gorge, over in Queensland, the town of Carnarvon in Western Australia marks – in my mind at least – the end of the Outback and the beginning of a landscape that looks much more like Southern WA. And you know what, we were really impressed by it! From the […]

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Cairns to Darwin // Your 14 Day Road Trip Itinerary

By on December 23rd, 2019 in AUSTRALIA, Travel Itineraries, Travel Tips with 4 Comments
Cairns to Darwin // Your 14 Day Road Trip Itinerary

Throughout our whole 4wd road trip around Australia, it’s definitely the section from Cairns to Darwin that sticks out most in our minds. Forming part of the Savannah Way, this dry and desolate part of the country won’t have you bumping into lots of people. But what it lacks in terms of human population, this […]

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The 10 Best Ways to Experience Australia’s Ningaloo Reef

By on December 12th, 2019 in AUSTRALIA with 2 Comments
The 10 Best Ways to Experience Australia’s Ningaloo Reef

There’s few places in Australia as spectacular and awe-inspiring as the Ningaloo Reef. Far less well-known internationally, and therefore much quieter than the Great Barrier Reef, Ningaloo off the west coast of the country is, nevertheless, a UNESCO World Heritage site and every bit as impressive, if not more so, than its eastern counterpart. Known […]

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The Top 10 Free Things to Do in Karratha, Western Australia

By on December 12th, 2019 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 2 Comments
The Top 10 Free Things to Do in Karratha, Western Australia

If there’s one Australian movie that really puts a place on the map, it has to be the film , for which Karratha and its neighbouring town of Dampier is famous for. The movie – a lighthearted, family comedy about a famous dog that used to reside in / roam around this part of the […]

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The 10 Clear Signs You’ve Survived an Aussie Road Trip!

By on December 23rd, 2019 in AUSTRALIA, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The 10 Clear Signs You’ve Survived an Aussie Road Trip!

10 months it was in the end. 10 months to get from Brisbane to Perth … over the top of Australia. That’s a grand total of 80,000km, in case you were wondering, which is roughly the same distance as flying from Sydney to London. And let me tell you, that’s lot a driving! Unsurprisingly, when […]

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