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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 3

Broken River Bush Camp, Eungella

This week we continued north through Queensland with the end target being the city of Mackay. The weather wasn’t great this week – so we suffered from a few soggy tent mornings! Luckily we stayed dry inside, but having to wait for the rain to burn off the outside meant we were often slow at […]

The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 2

Agnes Beach Walk

This week we continued up through Queensland – getting to the gorgeous Agnes Water. We ended with a bit of luxury – staying in a friend’s house (I know, 4 walls!) in Yeppoon. Spot of the Week: Agnes Water, Queensland Free Camp of the Week: Lawgi Hall, Thangool, QLD (wonderful donation-based showers, toilets and a […]

10 Awesome Ways to Find Cheap Accommodation When You Travel Australia

How to Find Cheap Accommodation in Australia

Accommodation costs are probably one of the greatest expenses you’ll incur when you travel Australia. Even hostels here can be pricey (think $30+ AUD for a dorm bed) and it’s not unknown for some caravan parks to charge up to $60 AUD for an unpowered site. WOAH! I know right? As such, saving money when […]

Top 5 Sunshine Coast National Parks

Top 5 Sunshine Coast National Parks

  One of my favourite things about currently living on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia is the wonderful outdoor opportunities that the climate and geography of this area holds. From ocean snorkels, to forest walks, the diversity and beauty of this regions’s landscape, as well as its gorgeous year-round, weather really makes the Sunshine […]

5 Backpacking Essentials That Will Save You Money

Backpacking Essentials That Will Save you Money

  A key part I’ve found in actually being a successful budget backpacker is a little organisation. I know, call me totally crazy, but getting a bit prepared with the right stuff, in terms of some backpacking essentials, before you set off on your adventures can actually save you a bit of cash on the […]

D’Aguilar National Park: Beauty on Brisbane’s Back Door

D'Aguilar National Park

  On a mission to test out the new and very exciting rooftop tent, I have been making it a priority to explore more of the area where I live in recent times. Enter D’Aguilar National Park, a patch of beauty on Brisbane’s backdoor. Now that summer has hit here Down Under, road-tripping and camping […]

Top Guide to Visiting Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica

Corcovado National Park

  I will simply start by saying that visiting Corcovado National Park was, without a doubt, one of the highlights of the time Costa Rica. In a country already renowned for its eco-tourism, incredible wildlife and beautiful nature, Corcovado National Park sparkles like a jewel in this country’s crown. Related Posts The 10 Best Beaches […]

3 Best Headlamps for Backpacking

3 Best Headlamps for Backpacking

A good headlamp is quite simply one of the key essentials you need to purchase and pack when embarking on any travels. Incredibly useful as a reading light, for seeing during power cuts, when camping or for safety purposes, a good headlamp is as versatile and handy as it is hands-free and practical. Granted, fashion […]

Camping Essentials List for Australia Road Tripping

Camping Essentials List Australia

  Having just returned from another beautiful camping road trip away in one of the many gorgeous Australian National Parks, I thought it was about time I compiled a camping checklist for adventuring out into the wilderness in this massive country. Like normal, the recent road trip to the beautiful Bunya Mountains National Park, was a […]

Australian National Parks: A Budget Traveller’s Dream

Australia's National Park Network

  Travelling in Australia can be very expensive and one of the most costly things is the price of accommodation and activities. But I want to let you in on a little secret, one that hardly any backpackers seem to know about and many locals don’t either. That secret is Australian National Parks. All across […]