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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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Things to do in Coolum Australia – Local 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 List. Coolum Beach in Australia's Sunshine State is a favourite place for a relaxing beach holiday and a great stepping off point for exploring the Noosa Coastal Walk. My favourite things to …

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The Red brick convict built wall at Hobart Botanic Garden

What to see at Hobart Botanical Garden

A visit to the Hobart Botanical Garden in Tasmania, is as colourful as a flower, as other-worldly as a Subantarctic Island and as simple as a picnic on the grass. The Gardens are one of the many fun things to do in Hobart. We arrived on the heels of a return road trip from Hobart to Bruny Island and a relaxed walk around the garden was just what …

Golden beer battered flathead with chips and salad at Grape Hobart

Fun things to do in Hobart plus bonus Eating Out Tips

We were excited to find lots of fun things to do in Hobart Tasmania, when we escaped there for a week recently. As disparate as lively Salamanca bars and cute rose covered houses in historic Battery Point, Hobart attractions include some great casual restaurants, funky Mona, peaceful Royal Gardens, Hobart Markets, budget accommodation and walks. …

Coffee Vixens Gold Coast

Best Coffee and Cake Cafes on Gold Coast Australia

For us the Gold Coast is all about drop-dead-gorgeous beaches, beautiful waterways, boat trips and the green hills of the hinterland, but wherever we travel we like to get acquainted with the best coffee and cake. It was time to taste test and bestow our Best Cafe Gold Coast award and we dedicated ourselves to the job.   Best Coffee and …

Red roofed museum and the beach at lighthouse bay from the top of Bruny Lighthouse

Hobart to Bruny Island: Tours from Hobart or Self Drive Bruny Island?

This post talks about what makes Bruny Island special and how to get from Hobart to Bruny Island. It contains important information on both the self-drive Bruny Island option and the Bruny Island Tours from Hobart option.   We loved our fun week spent in the Tasmanian Capital City of Hobart Australia. Revelling in Salamanca Place, walking …

Palm Creek Folk Festival Stage

Palm Creek Folk Festival Townsville

It's confirmed. Palm Creek Folk Festival is on from 6 - 9 June 2019 and this year promises to be an epic festival. Bullhorn, Bobby Alu, Z-Star Trinity, Elena B. Williams and Cigany Weaver are but a few of the eclectic line-up. Palm Creek Festival is nothing if not eclectic and it's devotees wouldn't have it any other way. Each year we make the …

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