Category Archive: Touring Tips

Music for road trippin’

We’ve all got our favourite music or radio station to listen to but when embarking on a long holiday or road trip in particular you’ve got to pick the music to last the… Continue reading

I’d love to get away more often, but…

I wish I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard a sentence start with that. In fact I only heard it this week again from a total stranger who was asking how… Continue reading

The Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden

This Botanic Garden in Port Augusta was officially opened in 1996 with a purpose to display and promote the plant diversity of the arid lands of South Australia. Today it continues to conserve… Continue reading

Keep Australia Beautiful

This week is Keep Australia Beautiful week and this year’s focus is on marine litter. The week aims to raise awareness of the simple things we all can do to reduce our impact… Continue reading

Jayco Sterling Caravan

Our fourth and current caravan is a 2007 built, Jayco Sterling, 24 foot long and with an ensuite. As you can see it was a massive leap out of the 70s to our… Continue reading

The Very Cool & Tasty Fitzroy

Just 3 kilometres out of Melbourne city is the suburb of Fitzroy. A number of reasons have made this a must see and experience destination when in Melbourne. It has become well known… Continue reading

Royal Flying Doctor Service Australia

May this year marks 90 years that the Royal Flying Doctor Service has been operating in Australia. This is a group that I donate to every year because of the uniqueness of what… Continue reading

Wish You Were Here

Apart from this being my all-time favourite Pink Floyd song, this phrase seems to pop up in my life frequently. I’ve also used it a lot, in a genuine way. When we’ve stumbled… Continue reading

Recipe for a Good Weekend for a Writer / Photographer

This Sunday in Australia is Mother’s Day or as with a lot of special days in our house it extends to the whole weekend! After having travelled for long distances and lived simply… Continue reading

The Quick Visit Guide to Melbourne

Melbourne city here we come! Without the caravan unfortunately on this occasion, but with the purpose of seeing where my son and girlfriend have had to relocate for their careers. So a quick… Continue reading