Caravan Correspondent

Australian Travel Writer and Photographer 💙 Caravan Holidays.


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Top 10 Australian Travel Blog Stories

Now more than ever you are probably looking for a little distraction from the overload of doom and gloom gripping the world. Yes we need to hear and heed advice that is coming out daily if not hourly from the experts, but for our sanity we also all need to unplug ourselves from this constant feed and just breathe, relax and chill.

In an effort to put a bit of joy and wanderlust back into your day I have selected a few of my favourite posts for you to read. They show what I think are the best of what this wonderful country has to offer and places, people and encounters that will stay with me forever. They are in no particular order of preference but if you’re in need of a laugh, some majestic scenery, amazing wildlife encounters and all the reasons to be optimistic about future travel in Australia then click away.

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Stop Shop & Support

In the November issue of Liquid Life & Leisure Magazine online, you can find some real ways to help communities doing it tough in rural areas around Australia. The current drought has been named as the worst on record for the Murray Darling Basin, Australia’s biggest river system. In some places drought conditions have been affecting them for more than 3 years. I think sometimes we take for granted where the food in our supermarkets comes from and only pay attention when prices go up and we find out the reasons why.

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Ocean Baths Newcastle


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Windy with a Chance of Huge Swell.

surfing AustraliaThe wet, windy and wild weather we have been experiencing lately in South Australia has been whipping up some huge waves along the coastline and for as far as the eye can see. The white peaks and troughs of waves are visible to the horizon in fact. The conditions have reminded me of a trip we did to the east coast a while ago during winter where I saw the biggest surf I’ve ever seen in this country.

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Byron Bay


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Surfing Hotspots in Australia

surferPick any day of any season and you will find people out in the surf somewhere along the coastline of Australia. The continent is known as having some of the best waves in the world and therefore some of the best surfers in the world. If you’re looking for some of the top surf regions there are plenty of recognized ones to choose from including 80 in New South Wales, 25 in Queensland, 30 in South Australia, 9 in Tasmania, 30 in Victoria and 33 in Western Australia.

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Trial Bay Gaol


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On The Road Magazine – Is this Australia’s most Picturesque Gaol?

Trial Bay GaolThe May / June edition of On The Road magazine has my story on the South West Rocks region of New South Wales and a number of places to visit while you’re there. One site I found surprising was Trial Bay Gaol.

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Brewing up ideas for a relaxing holiday.

Finally the sun is out, your holiday plans are being hatched and packing lists are at the ready. One of the best parts of a holiday for me is finding what the local area has to offer in the way of food, wine and even beer. We are finding more and more craft breweries, micro-breweries or just latest trendy beer producers calling themselves craft brewers, popping up in, or near popular holiday destinations in Australia. Some we’ve found by happy accident while others have been on the must visit list if they were anywhere near where we’ve been headed.

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