Caravan Correspondent

Freelance travel writing and caravanning in Australia.


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Stansbury Caravan Park – South Australia

Just one look at the location of this park on the foreshore is enough to know that this will be a good one! The town of Stansbury on Yorke Peninsula is around a two and a half hour drive from Adelaide and to look at a map they sit almost opposite each other with St Vincent Gulf in between.

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Great Ocean Road Victoria


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The Great Ocean Road Turns 100 Years Old

Great Ocean Road VictoriaOne of the most iconic road trips in Australia is the Great Ocean Road in Victoria and September 19th this year marks 100 years from the day that commencement of its construction began. One of the most unique things about this epic drive is that it’s the world’s largest war memorial, built by returned World War 1 servicemen.  It’s one of those road trips in Australia that is on everyone’s ‘one day’ list and I finally got around to driving this way in April this year.

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Byron Bay sunrise


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Having a Shot List for Travel Photography

Byron Bay sunriseWhen planning a driving holiday in Australia, don’t forget to plan a ‘shot list’ of where and what you want to take photographs of. Even if you don’t publish photos and you’re just doing it for the memories or to create a photobook at home later, having a bit of a plan for the images you would like to get can be a good idea and enable you to get those postcard, or these days, Instagram images.

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Top 5 tips for Creative Sunset Photos

Beach sunset

 

Sunset is one of my favourite times to take photos especially if there is a west facing beach involved. I love having people or objects silhouetted against fiery skies but sometimes the colours themselves are all you need.

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Australia Day Long Weekend

This weekend puts a nice fullstop at the end of summer holidays as it’s the Australia Day Long Weekend. It’s like the last blast of squeezing everything quintessential and fun in the way of Aussie pastimes, into one weekend.

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Why Wouldn’t You?

 

Its time for the annual holiday that gathers friends and families together at a beachside location around 3 hours from home. For around 15 years we’ve been making this trek after every Christmas to totally relax, renew friendships with families we only see here once a year, and gather our own extended family to enjoy this setting. Continue reading


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Social Media Tourism- Are you In It?

Have you ever been scrolling through pictures on Instagram and said to yourself ‘Wow, where is that, I want to see that one day’’? Welcome to the world of social media tourism. What is social media tourism? To me it’s the epitome of ‘A picture is worth a thousand words’. I’m the first one to be hooked in by a photograph that has me saying ‘Oh I am definitely going there one day’.

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