Tag: Australia

How to Visit Margaret River on a Budget (and not feel like you’re missing out!)

By on Published: May 11, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 1 Comment
How to Visit Margaret River on a Budget (and not feel like you’re missing out!)

I just can’t believe it’s almost 6 months since we clambered down from the Landrover and our great budget road trip in the Land Down Under to set up a temporary home in Fremantle, Western Australia! I suppose things have gone so quick because, although I’ve been busy working and blogging, I’ve still been committed […]

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

By on Published: April 13, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Travel Stories with 6 Comments
Move Over East Coast // Why I 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 Published: April 3, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 10 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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18 Things to Do in Fremantle the Locals Love

By on Published: March 23, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 11 Comments
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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What’s Happened to the Road Trip?

By on Published: February 13, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Travel Stories with 4 Comments
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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7 Easy Ways to Get Off The Beaten Track in Australia

By on Published: February 9, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas 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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8 Fantastic Sydney Day Trips Worth Leaving The City For!

By on Published: January 9, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Oceania with 8 Comments
8 Fantastic Sydney Day Trips Worth Leaving The City For!

We all know that Sydney is one of the most popular destinations in Australia to visit and rightly so, but there’s plenty beyond the city walls to keep you amused too. If you do fancy getting out of the metro area for a bit to see some quieter and more peaceful destinations, then check out […]

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Looking for a Working Holiday Job in Australia? Don’t Make One of These 9 Common Mistakes

By on Published: December 20, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 6 Comments
Looking for a Working Holiday Job in Australia? Don’t Make One of These 9 Common Mistakes

With more and more backpackers travelling to Australia on their working holiday visa each year, trying to find a job in the Land Down Under is getting tougher and tougher. But fear not! After 2 years’ worth of working holiday job experience behind me. I’ve had a really good chance to see what works … […]

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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 21

By on Published: December 10, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 2 Comments
The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 21

This page contains affiliate links meaning Big World Small Pockets may receive a small commission on any purchases at no extra cost to you. So we finally decided that we’d had enough of the wind and it was time to hit Perth and Fremantle sooner then originally planned! Distance Travelled: 712km Spot of the Week: […]

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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 20

By on Published: December 3, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 2 Comments
The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 20

This page contains affiliate links meaning BWSP may receive a small commission on any purchases. Distance Travelled: 1174km Spot of the Week: Natures Window, Kalbarri National Park, WA Camp of the Week: Wintersun Caravan and Tourist Park, Carnarvon, WA Tip of the Week: Wash your car regularly! 4wds love to wear dirt and mud as […]

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