Is Barrington Tops

If you are looking for a weekend or longer escape and you are after an alternative to the Watagans then a little further north of Newcastle near the township of Stroud are the beautiful and stunning Barrington Tops. Just like the Watagans, Barrington Tops is made up of a combination of National Park and State…

Brisbane Getaways

If you are looking for a short weekend getaway not far out of Brisbane then do we have a couple options for you. If you have not been to these before or even if you have but not for some time then we urge you to throw the swag in or hook up the van…

Time to Reminisce 4

Welcome back to one of our favourite blog post series, Time to Reminisce. For this fourth instalment we are going way back to 2007, February to be precise (once again we ask to excuse the photo quality as we are going back a long way). Hot on the heels of our Tasmanian adventure with Sandra’s mum…

A darling of a drive

The very essence upon which many of our famous Australian poets have based some of their beautiful poetry including Henry Lawson is the stunning Australian Outback, and for good reason. Although a harsh and unforgiving landscape it is also a place of wonder and inspiration that will uplift the spirits. On this journey of discovery…

The next adventure

As the weather cools and with beautiful snow on the forecast for our abode high up on the Central Tablelands of NSW, the cruiser is packed once again and ready to hit the road for the next adventure. Where to and what awaits us out there, we guess you will just have to wait and…

Sunday Shorts -New England Rainforest

For today’s Sunday Shorts we take a look at the stunning Northern Tablelands of New South Wales and the impressive World Heritage Listed Gibraltar Range and Washpool National Parks not far out of Glen Innes. Part of the World Heritage Listed Gondwana Rainforests of Australia these two adjacent parks make for  the perfect escape. With…

Time to reminisce – Tasmania 2006 adventure part 2

Welcome to part 2 of our Tasmania adventure from way back in 2006. It seems like a lifetime ago and it certainly is time to reminisce about what a fantastic trip this was and what an amazing place Tasmania is. At the end of part 1 we were leaving the incredible Hastings Caves in the…

Time to reminisce – Tasmania 2006 adventure part 1

About 10 years had passed since we had visited the beautiful Apple Isle and without ever camping there it was well and truly time to pack the Rodeo and point the bonnet south. We had fallen in love with Tassie the first time we ventured to this tiny island state and had always yearned to…

Time to reminisce – Pilbara Part 6

Basing ourselves in Carnarvon for a couple nights we decided to explore north up the coast visiting Quobba Blowholes and Quobba Point before venturing further north along an outstanding coastal drive, albeit rough in places to Quobba Station and Red Cliffs. Although the famous blowholes were not “blowing” for us this turned out to be…

Summer Escapes

With the festive season upon us and the mercury rising we thought we would share a few of our favourite beachside escapes for summer up and down the beautiful NSW coast. There is just so many to choose from but here is a few of our all time favourites. Up the north coast lying between…