car tips for long term travel
Gear Guide

Car Tips for Long Term Travel

Most people planning to travel long term worry about whether a camper trailer or caravan is best for travelling Australia? Some people will choose a motorhome, but if you’re going to be towing your home behind you, possibly the biggest consideration should be given to the type of car you’ll …

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CampingGear Guide

Shower Set Ups For Free Camping & Travelling With Kids

One of the big considerations when you decide to travel, especially if you aim to free camp, is having showers and staying clean. Gone will be the days of unlimited streaming hot water, and long hot baths, but it’s really just a case of being practical, thrifty and sensible and …

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Gear Guide

Family Holiday First Aid Kit Essentials for Camping & Travel

So you’re heading off for a family holiday, the first thing you should pack is your family holiday first aid kit.  While a basic first aid kit is fine, it’s much better if it contains things that are useful for your travel destination. Whether your taking a road trip, going …

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Gear Guide

Review: Coleman Quad LED Torch

When it comes to the best camping gear for families, we know how to put it to the test. Torches are  no exception to this rule. As a family of 5 you can be sure that at least 3 of us will end up needing a torch at exactly the …

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CampingGear Guide

How to Choose a Family Tent for Australian Camping

If you’re a family looking for adventure, keen to pitch a tent and explore the great outdoors, then one of the most important things you’ll need to know is how to choose a family tent to be used as your home away from home. Deciding on the right tent is …

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Gear GuideTrip Planning

Travel Planning with Google Maps: User Beware!

Travel can be a crazy experience, even the most well laid out plans don’t go as expected, especially at times where Mother Nature plays havoc! We know our way around Australia with kids pretty well. Both ourselves and the kids are used to driving long distances, and we know the …

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CampingGear Guide

Sleeping Gear for Camping | The Essentials

Ever wondered what the best camping sleep gear is? Self Inflating mattresses, air beds, eva mats, swags, foam mattresses, camp bunks, camp beds….. there’s a whole lot of choice. If you’re travelling in a camper trailer or caravan, then chances are, you’ll be sleeping on a high density foam, or …

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Dreampot Review | A Unique Way to Cook.

I’ll let you in on just a little secret…. It may (or may not) be true that I’ve become well known in my circle of friends for convincing my children that toasted sandwiches  or weetbix for dinner is a great menu choice! The truth is, that I HATE being tied …

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