Category Archive: Touring Tips

Signs of the Times

As the old song goes, signs, signs, everywhere are signs. You can’t avoid them in everyday life but when you’re travelling and more conscious of your surroundings or more likely to be looking for signs,… Continue reading

Maps Improve Your Brain Power!

I read a newspaper article recently that discussed the loss of the skill of map reading and the importance that this skill has on keeping our brains actively making connections. This is probably something… Continue reading

Spring Into The Hills

The Adelaide Hills is finally feeling confident enough to throw off its grey overcoat and wow there is spectacular spring colour underneath. There is no better example of this than the Mount Lofty… Continue reading

Don’t leave home without it

What little luxuries do you take on holidays? Caravan and camping doesn’t mean you have to go without your favourite things. When you are travelling on a long road trip you are probably… Continue reading

Storm Boy Discovery Trail in South Australia

If you love Australian movies and visiting the places where they were made then the Storm Boy discovery trail is for you. The original Storm Boy movie was made in 1976 and the… Continue reading

Port Elliot to Middleton Coastal Walk

The Port Elliot and Middleton coast is very familiar and popular with a lot of South Aussies, it’s so close to Adelaide (around 80 kilometres away) that it can be a day trip… Continue reading

Location, location, location

The saying is a common one especially when you’re looking to buy or sell real estate but it’s also one that rings true when you’re looking for somewhere to stay when you are… Continue reading

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