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We are Jan and Marty – independent travellers and road trip enthusiasts. We travel the world comfortably, sourcing local experiences and unique places to stay and explore Australia by caravan – all without spending a fortune.

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Fun Things to do in Townsville Australia and Magnetic Island

Australia is a wonderfully diverse island continent with a seemingly endless list of itinerary worthy sights, but there is no better way to find an authentic local experience than by visiting a thriving regional destination like Townsville, Queensland. We were born, married and became parents in this North Queensland city. Living in North …

Things to Do in Huskisson and Jervis Bay

Twenty years ago we visited Huskisson and Jervis Bay on the south coast of New South Wales. Then, we were returning from a Snowy Mountains holiday with our kids, but this time it was just Marty, myself and our caravan. I felt a tingle of excitement as we drove through the tiny town of Basin View, beside the still waters of St. Georges Basin and …

What to do in Coolum Beach Australia Destination Guide

Australia is a massive country to explore and being surrounded by gorgeous blue ocean, it goes without saying that a beach holiday is high on many holidayer's To Do List. Coolum Beach in Australia's Sunshine State is a great place for a relaxing beach holiday or exploring the Noosa Coastal Walk. Coolum Beach Holiday check list Cool blue water. …

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Fresh Juices sign in the old railway building at Eumundi Markets

All you need to know about Eumundi Markets Sunshine Coast

Our family are serial Queensland holiday-makers and no Robinson holiday is over without having first visited Eumundi Market Sunshine Coast, at least once. Hubby and I were discussing the other day what keeps us coming back year after year, for 20 years to be precise and so this post was born. In it we discuss the Market's success and share tips …

Stolac's rebuilt Carsijska Mosque BiH

BiH Roadtrip Mostar to Stolac Bosnia via Radimlja Necropolis

After following the surprising Neretva River to Mostar in Bosnia as part of our BiH road trip and Ten Weeks in Europe, we're back-tracking from Mostar to the Buna River junction and then heading south toward Stolac Bosnia - a town that was destroyed by war in the summer of 1993. Mostar on the Neretva River. Images of Mostar. including Mostar …

Boulders on Koekohe Beach in Otago, New Zealand. They take there name from Moeraki Township which is a couple of kilometres away.

The Moerakai Boulders New Zealand – Big Balls of Mud

If painted orange, the Moeraki boulders with their their hard calcite exteriors and muddy centres, could easily be mistaken for huge Jaffas - too big for rolling down the aisle at the movies like we did as kids though. On a previous visit I watched amazed, as a Korean tourist, dressed in stylish slacks rolled shin high, long sleeved shirt …

A close up of a Kangaroo to represent Australia

Free Camping in Australia – Tips to get Started

Kangaroos, emus and cute Koalas. Australia is a unique destination and one of the best ways to experience all it has to offer, is to go on your own Australian road trip. I know you are thinking how accommodation costs eat away at money reserves, what with Dorm beds hovering around $40/night and budget hotels around $100. But I have great news!  …

Peyto Lake in the Canadian Rockies is brilliant blue in an impressive landscape

Banff to Jasper Canadian Rockies Road Trip

Canada is a land of stunning scenery, but a Canadian Rockies road trip from Banff to Jasper hits the ball right out of the proverbial park. Cool alpine villages, snow capped mountains over-looking pine filled slopes, impossibly iridescent lakes and the promise of the big five (deer, elk, moose, wolf and bear) around every corner, are just a few of …

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