Tag Archives: Road Trip

The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 18

Sunset Karratha

  This page contains affiliate links meaning BWSP may receive a small commission on any purchases. So this week was full of excitement … not! Distance Travelled: 379km Spot of the Week: Best Western Karratha Central Apartments, WA Camp of the Week: Barradale Free Camp, WA Tip of the Week: Expect the unexpected! Life is […]

The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 17

Australia, Karijini National Park, Hamersley Gorge

  This page contains affiliate links meaning Big World Small Pockets may receive a small commission on any purchases at no extra cost to you. We had both been looking forward to this week a lot, mostly because Karajini National Park had been on our wish list for a long time. And it certainly didn’t […]

The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 16

Australia, Cygnet Bay, Horizontal Waterfall

  Seriously, the country of Australia really is a never ending catalogue of ridiculously beautiful scenery! I can’t imagine how it will get better every day, but it just keeps happening. Somehow it might even be possible that there are nicer places down the West coast, but to top the Kimberley region is going to […]

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

Outback Road Safety Tips

  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 […]

The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 15

Camp Chairs

  Ever since we set off from Noosa over 6 months ago, the one place we have both been dying to check out is the tiny Western Australian town of Broome. Somehow it’s felt like the culmination of our voyage – the fabled gold at the end of the rainbow – and this week we […]

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

6 Month Highlights from the Road

  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; […]

The 15 Essential Gadgets We Couldn’t Road Trip Australia Without

The 15 Essential Gagdets We Couldn't (and your shouldn't) Road Trip Australia Without

  So you’re heading on an Australian road trip hey? First things first, AWESOME! This is possibly the best adventure you’ll ever go on, so prepare to have the time of your life! Seconds things second, are you prepared? You may be traveling uber-cheap, but trust me there are some super handy gadgets you’ll definitely […]

The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 14

The Kimberley

  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 […]

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

Discovery Parks Lake Kununurra

  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 […]

10 BEST US Road Trips to Make in an RV

The 10 Best US Road Trips

  Ah, road trips. The stuff that dreams and epic movie scripts are made of. Traveling the US in an RV opens up endless possibilities for adventure. So endless, in fact, that you might have trouble making a decision on where the heck to go! Luckily (and with help from the great folk over at […]