Tag: Western Australia

How to Visit Margaret River on a Budget (and not feel like you’re missing out!)

By on Published: May 11, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 1 Comment
How to Visit Margaret River on a Budget (and not feel like you’re missing out!)

I just can’t believe it’s almost 6 months since we clambered down from the Landrover and our great budget road trip in the Land Down Under to set up a temporary home in Fremantle, Western Australia! I suppose things have gone so quick because, although I’ve been busy working and blogging, I’ve still been committed […]

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Perth to Broome on a Budget // The Perfect 14 Day Road Trip

By on Published: May 4, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 28 Comments
Perth to Broome on a Budget // The Perfect 14 Day Road Trip

If you’re about to embark on a road trip from Perth to Broome, then let me tell you, you’re in for a serious treat! Having driven 20,000km around Australia on a budget road trip, I have to say this was my favourite stretch of the journey with the sheer diversity of landscapes, incredible scenery and […]

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Ultimate Guide to Purnululu National Park

By on Published: April 17, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas, Oceania with 4 Comments
Ultimate Guide to Purnululu National Park

Containing one of the world’s most unique geological structures, the Bungle Bungle Range, Purnululu National Park is something of a hidden gem only those venturing up into Australia’s remote Kimberley region really hear about! The range’s signature banded rocks, which look like giant sandstone beehives, have been carved out over 20 million years by erosion […]

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Move Over East Coast // Why I Have Fallen in Love with Western Australia!

By on Published: April 13, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Travel Stories with 6 Comments
Move Over East Coast // Why I Have Fallen in Love with Western Australia!

Ok, so I’m just going to come out and say it … sorry east coast Australia, but when it comes to the best state in the Land Down Under, WA gets my vote every time. Yes … controversial I know, but Western Australia really is rocking our socks right now! In fact, from the moment […]

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Why a Trip to Rottnest Island is Worth the Splurge

By on Published: April 3, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 10 Comments
Why a Trip to Rottnest Island is Worth the Splurge

Can I just start here by asking a question …. Does everyone know what a “splurge” is? I want to check this isn’t just some British colloquialism no one else will understand, or worse still, a term that maybe only my mum uses and that over the 32 years I’ve heard her say it, I’ve […]

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18 Things to Do in Fremantle the Locals Love

By on Published: March 23, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas with 11 Comments
18 Things to Do in Fremantle the Locals Love

As you’ll know if you’ve read my post what’s happened to the road trip, we’ve temporarily clambered out of the car from our great budget road trip around Australia and set up something of a little life for ourselves. In part this is because our bank accounts required us to do so and in part […]

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What’s Happened to the Road Trip?

By on Published: February 13, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Travel Stories with 4 Comments
What’s Happened to the Road Trip?

I’m so sorry, I know it’s a fair old while since I hopped on here to write about how our life is going and where we’re up to on our great budget 4wd around Australia. And that’s because it’s actually a fair old while since we were last motoring around on our great budget 4wd […]

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Top 10 Free Things to Do in Broome

By on Published: December 29, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas, Oceania with 6 Comments
Top 10 Free Things to Do in Broome

I don’t know many people who aren’t amazed by Broome – a town that sits at the edge of the Indian Ocean and the desert in north-western Australia. This stunning Outback town, is as typically laidback as it is beautiful, with tropical temperatures making it the perfect winter destination. Marked by its red sand, which […]

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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 21

By on Published: December 10, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 2 Comments
The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 21

This page contains affiliate links meaning Big World Small Pockets may receive a small commission on any purchases at no extra cost to you. So we finally decided that we’d had enough of the wind and it was time to hit Perth and Fremantle sooner then originally planned! Distance Travelled: 712km Spot of the Week: […]

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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 20

By on Published: December 3, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 2 Comments
The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 20

This page contains affiliate links meaning BWSP may receive a small commission on any purchases. Distance Travelled: 1174km Spot of the Week: Natures Window, Kalbarri National Park, WA Camp of the Week: Wintersun Caravan and Tourist Park, Carnarvon, WA Tip of the Week: Wash your car regularly! 4wds love to wear dirt and mud as […]

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