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Driving Western Australia’s Golden Outback

The Golden Outback is rife with curious contradictions: dynamic regional centres thrive beside ghost towns; vivid wildflowers spring up defiantly from desert soils; and unyielding outback plains are home to oases of arts and culture. A kaleidoscope of colour, this south-western corner of Australia sprawls across a mighty 54 per cent of our largest state … Continued

Six places to celebrate Christmas in July

Christmas Down Under has its perks, but it doesn’t compare to picture book scenes of snow-capped pine trees, toasty fires and gloriously ugly knitted jumpers – which is what Christmas in July is all about! You’re more likely to spot a roo than a reindeer, but this round-up of Australia’s most fabulous Christmas in July … Continued

10 tricks to warm up winter

Camping is pure bliss when you’re outdoors with nothing but the stars above your head and a mug of hot chocky in your hands, but winter can seriously curb your appetite for adventure if you aren’t equipped to handle the cold! Here are 10 ways to make winter travels a breeze. 1. Sleeping pads We … Continued

Townsville’s must-dos

As winter creeps across the southern states, Townsville is the balmy oasis you’ve been dreaming of. Expect average June temperatures hovering in the mid 20s, idyllic beaches, natural marvels, grand architecture, and an enviable foodie scene that will have you saying, ‘Melbourne-Shmelbourne’. Whether you’re here for a night or a week, these are Townsville’s must-dos. … Continued

The Anzac landing at Gallipoli

This year continues the centenary of World War I, so here we explore one of the most important events on Australia’s national calendar – the landing of the Anzac soldiers on the Gallipoli peninsula in 1915. Let’s revisit some of the events that made this particular battle so legendary, and that will be remembered this … Continued

Apps for your autumn adventures

Whether you’re in the car on a long autumn road trip, or you’re curled up inside your caravan with your device, there are plenty of apps to give you fresh ideas and inspiration for planning the rest of your trip. Research is key to making any trip run smoothly, and these apps are here to … Continued

Following the Burke and Wills expedition

The ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition is a remarkable story of exploration, tragedy and survival in the country’s remote interior. Retrace their arduous journey from the comfort of your car and caravan, and you’ll experience quiet riverside camps shaded by eucalypts, the rich reds of the desert and the timeless, isolated landscapes the men traversed. … Continued

Explore the Flinders Ranges

Without exaggeration, the Flinders Ranges boasts some of the most spectacular landscapes in Australia, encompassing rugged mountain ranges, expansive plains and impressive gorges. Overflowing with trails to walk, four-wheel drive tracks to explore and stunning vistas to take your breath away, it’s wise to take your time and make the Flinders Ranges an extended trip. … Continued

Power sources for your remote getaway

Caravanners and campers share in the joy of roaming obscure and far-flung corners of our beautiful country, but they just can’t seem to settle on the best way to power these adventures. Solar power Because solar panels activate with sunlight, they are a viable long-term solution to powering your adventures off the grid. For travellers … Continued

Technology on the road

One of the many joys of hitting the road is the chance to swap glaring screens and endless beeping notifications for the serene beauty of Australia’s natural environment; however, a few simple touches of technology can greatly improve your travelling experience and ensure that your trip runs smoothly. GPS and satellite navigation For any trip, … Continued

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