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6 of the Best: Highlights & Budget From Half a Year Of Our Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia

By on Published: October 25, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
6 of the Best: Highlights & Budget From Half a Year Of Our Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia

Hard to believe, but it’s been 6 months since we packed up our life in Noosa and began our budget 4wd trip around Australia. Well, 3 months of work and 14 weeks of travel later and we’re not even close to halfway around this big island! But it’s not all about the destination right; it’s […]

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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 14

By on Published: October 22, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 4 Comments
The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 14

Can you believe it, this week,we’ve hit the 6 month mark on our life on the road in Australia. It seems quite surreal and time has gone so fast, but we’ve managed to clock up some 12000+ km, spent way too much money, seen some amazing sites and stayed in some beautiful campsites. Here’s to […]

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3 Epic Northern Territory National Parks That Guarantee You An Off The Beaten Track Adventure

By on Published: October 20, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
3 Epic Northern Territory National Parks That Guarantee You An Off The Beaten Track Adventure

From Kakadu to Litchfield, Uluru-Kata Tjuta to Nitmiluk, Australia’s Northern Territory is jam-packed with awesome national parks that are as giant and grand as they are diverse and dazzling. Boasting so many attractions however, what these big name Northern Territory national parks aren’t always thin on is crowds. Yes, sometimes it is hard to feel […]

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Loving Life at the Lake: Discovering the BEST of the Kununurra Caravan Parks

By on Published: October 18, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 2 Comments
Loving Life at the Lake: Discovering the BEST of the Kununurra Caravan Parks

Arriving at Discovery Parks – Lake Kununurra felt a little bit like we’d stepped into a dream. We hadn’t expected much from the town of Kununurra in Western Australia, thinking it would be little more than the usual Outback pit stop affair. Yet here we were, stood on the end of a gorgeous blue lake, […]

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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 13

By on Published: October 15, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 13

This page contains affiliate links meaning BWSP may receive a small commission on any purchases. Woo hoo, this week we finally made it to Western Australia!It’s been a seriously long way from our old home in Noosa, Queensland, but definitely well worth the drive! Distance Travelled: 676km Spot of the Week: Goorrandalng Campground, Keep River […]

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Nature’s Way on a Budget: Ideal Itinerary For Discovering Australia’s Top End

By on Published: October 13, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
Nature’s Way on a Budget: Ideal Itinerary For Discovering Australia’s Top End

I’ll let you in on a little secret, Australia’s Nature’s Way is one of this country’s most epic, cinematic and stunning road trips there is … and that’s saying something! From the towering gorges of Nitmiluk National Park, to the waterfalls of Litchfield National Park and the giant splendour of Kakadu, this great drive around […]

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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 12

By on Published: October 8, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 12

Back on the road at last. We loved Darwin and enjoyed our time there very much, but a road trip means you need to be on the road, so here we go again. Distance Travelled: 1612km Spot of the Week: Wangi Falls, Litchfield National Park, NT Camp of the Week: Bullita Campground, Judbarra / Gregory […]

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Top Kakadu Accommodation Choice: Cooinda Lodge

By on Published: October 6, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
Top Kakadu Accommodation Choice: Cooinda Lodge

Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory is Australia’s largest national park at over 20,000sqkm. If you’re not really sure what these means in real terms, then let me put it to you bluntly. IT’S HUGE, like the size of a small country, huge! In order to do this UNESCO World Heritage site justice therefore, […]

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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 11

By on Published: October 1, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 11

This page contains affiliate links meaning Big World Small Pockets may receive a small commission on any purchases at no extra cost to you.   Car breakdowns are inconvenient at the best of times, but when they happen in a remote part of the Northern Territory, the whole situation can be a bit of a […]

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13 Incredible Queensland Beaches Guaranteed to Take Your Breath Away

By on Published: September 29, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
13 Incredible Queensland Beaches Guaranteed to Take Your Breath Away

Known as the Sunshine State, Queensland in Australia is famous for its glorious climate. As the perfect accompaniment to this, many of the beaches of this northerly state are simply stunning and begging to be enjoyed in the sunshine. For those that know me then, it’s perhaps not surprising that Queensland is where I’ve spent […]

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