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30 Awesome Budget Adventures in Australia You Can’t Miss

By on Published: October 26, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 3 Comments
30 Awesome Budget Adventures in Australia You Can’t Miss

Despite the rumours, Australia really is a budget traveller’s dream destination. I mean, just take a look at this lot … Related Posts Perfect Female Packing List for Australia Backpackers How to Extend Your 1 Year Working Holiday Visa in Australia How Much Does an Australian Road Trip Really Cost? This page contains affiliate links […]

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

By on Published: September 18, 2017 | Last Updated: August 31, 2022 in AUSTRALIA 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 8000km, in case you were wondering, which is roughly the same distance as flying from Sydney to London. And let me tell you, that’s a lot of driving! Unsurprisingly, […]

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Top 15 Spots to Snap the Best Australian Sunsets

By on Published: September 14, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
Top 15 Spots to Snap the Best Australian Sunsets

If there’s one thing Australia does well, it’s sensational landscapes and never was this brought home to me more than during our 10 month road trip across the country. Ancient, awe-inspiring and let’s be honest, just downright AMAZING, the diversity and enormity of the Australian countryside takes some beating. And never is this more apparent […]

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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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Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm: The Most Unique Place I’ve Stayed in Australia

By on Published: November 1, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 4 Comments
Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm: The Most Unique Place I’ve Stayed in Australia

It may have taken us almost 6 months, but thanks to our great road trip around Australia, we’ve finally realised that the best places tend to lie at the end of the dirt track. And perhaps, you could say, the longer the dirt track, the better the prize! And so it was with Cygnet Bay […]

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10 Essential Road Safety Tips You NEED to Read Before Driving in Outback Australia

By on Published: October 31, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
10 Essential Road Safety Tips You NEED to Read Before Driving in Outback Australia

Driving through Outback Australia is one of the most quintessential road trips you can make. Like Route 66, one of the best US road trips, journeying through rural and remote Australia will have you experiencing and exploring some incredible destinations you’d never get to see without your own set of wheels. But do be prepared, […]

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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 9

By on Published: September 17, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 2 Comments
The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 9

Well and truly into the Outback now, this week heralded our arrival into the Northern Territory and over 900km of driving on unsealed, badly corrugated, red dirt roads. Everything was pretty dusty I can tell you and we’ll be pleased to hit the bitumen again soon (it’s not often we say that!) Distance Travelled: 1306km […]

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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 8

By on Published: September 10, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 8

We’re well and truly back into the rhythm of life on the road again, loving the red dirt and covering some good ground. When needed, we can now pack up our camp in under 15 minutes – although usually that doesn’t happen! As I have said before, we don’t like to rush and are quite […]

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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 7

By on Published: September 3, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 7

This was our first week back on the road after our amazing time on Magnetic Island. I have to admit that, although we were extremely excited to be travelling again, it did feel a little strange and took a while to get back into the rhythm of it all. Luckily, we had decided to take […]

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