Tag Archives: Road Trip

On the Road Again! Our Indefinite Budget 4WD Trip Round Australia

On the Road Again!

So there’s been a lot of planning going on recently in the Big World Small Pockets camp. A lot of secret planning I might add! Yes, for many months now, behind the scenes, we’ve been working, saving and preparing like crazy … and no one has known! Ever since October last year in fact, we’ve been silently […]

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 […]

9 Key Things to Consider When Planning an Australian Road Trip

Planning an Australian Road trip

  Along with seeing Uluru and exploring Sydney Harbour, taking an Australian road trip is one of the bucket list essentials when visiting this country. And that’s probably because as vast, diverse, wild and beautiful as it is, the Australian landscape lends itself to a driving adventure. So I’m very glad to confirm that I’m […]

Itinerary For Central Australia Budget Road Trip

Complete Itinerary for Budget 4WD Road Trip through Central Oz feature

  This complete itinerary for your budget 4WD road trip through Central Australia is based on the trip I took in a LandRover Defender. In fact, this 2 week guide follows the exact route I took from South Australia up through the Northern Territory to Darwin. And what an incredible route it was! As there […]

Top 5 FREE Attractions in Kakadu National Park

Top 5 Free Attractions in Kakadu

  As the largest in Australia, Kakadu National Park is the big daddy when it comes to exploring this vast land’s natural wilderness. Situated in the Northern Territory, a few hours’ drive from Darwin, the park is a steamy tropical mix of wetlands and floodplains, escarpments and gorges. It’s also an important UNESCO site, one […]

Why I Think the Great Ocean Road is Overrated

The Great Ocean Road is Overrated

  I think the Great Ocean Road is overrated. I’m sorry, but there it is. It’s an opinion, not a fact. And, for better or worse, I’m entitled to it! This is not a hate campaign, I didn’t detest the Great Ocean Road and I’m not saying you should never go, but for me it just […]

RV Relocation Deals: The Cheap Way to Road Trip

RV Relocation Deals

  Until I came to Australia, I’d never even heard of RV relocation deals. Ridesharing and hitching my way around this giant island however and my ears soon picked up snippets of conversation about this mythical-sounding way you could obtain RV rental vehicles, as well as cars, 4wds and SUVs, for FREE. Thinking it sounded […]

Top 5 Tips for Successful Hitchhiking

Successful Hitchhiking

  First of all, let’s agree that hitchhiking is a risky and unpredictable business. I’m not in anyway vouching for its safety and reliability. Yet, that’s probably 2 of the very reasons why it’s been such a great component of my wandering history here at Big World Small Pockets. When you set out to get somewhere […]