Melbourne, Quirky Places to Eat & Drink

When in Melbourne you just have to go with whatever the quirky, trendy or just plain weird bar and restaurant combination you find. Don’t get me wrong I love it, but some of… Continue reading

Kaniva, a Town of Humour and Hospitality

The town of Kaniva is in the West Wimmera area of Victoria. It’s a perfect place to stop on the drive between Adelaide and Melbourne and in fact when you’re driving, its closer… Continue reading

Driving from Adelaide to Melbourne

We’ve driven National Highway A8 and the Western Highway a few times in the last few months and it’s a relatively easy drive. You can of course break it up, staying overnight or… Continue reading

Melbourne road trip and meeting the inspirational Miriam.

A very busy four days recently in Melbourne meant squeezing in a lot of must see and dos into a short space of time, but high on my list was to try and… Continue reading

Retro Van Number 2

The Avondale Seasider Deluxe. Sounds very grand doesn’t it? Well this was caravan number 2 for us, we were looking for an upgrade on the 1973 Viscount Ambassador and in 2008 we found… Continue reading

Caravans or time capsules?

Family holidays and capturing the moments in photographs have always played a huge part in my life. The memories and history of not only our lives but places we’ve visited on holidays are… Continue reading

It’s C-C-Cold – Time for Comfort Food and Astrophotography

Well it is winter, what do you expect? In reality it’s not always possible to get away road tripping as often as we want right? So in the meantime and especially in winter,… Continue reading

Australian Aboriginal Songlines

Recently there was a show on ABC television called Stargazing, an incredibly interesting show on watching and learning about the night sky. It explained what stars we see in the southern sky, what… Continue reading

Houseboat Holidays on the Murray River

Australia’s longest river is the Murray River. It begins as a small stream from the Australian Alps then flows through 3 states before entering the Southern Ocean at Goolwa and the Coorong. Along… Continue reading

Finding Secret Tunnels

How well do you know your backyard? I had a day of searching for secret tunnels in the Adelaide Hills recently. At least that’s what it felt like to me, although they aren’t… Continue reading