Wrap Up: Travelling in Japan on a Budget

Mt. Fuji viewed from Chureito Pagoda in Japan

The thought of visiting Japan for the first time and having the opportunity to see Mt Fuji, maybe see the snow monkeys and experience the diverse Japanese culture is attractive.  But Japan is notoriously expensive which creates a barrier to even thinking about Japan as a holiday destination, let alone for a family of five … Read more

Awesome Australian 2WD Road Trips: Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock) on the Stuart Highway

Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), Northern Territory Australia

The Northern Territory road trip between Darwin and Uluru (Ayers Rock) is regarded as an essential Australian outback experience.  A diverse range of experiences are available along the route, ranging from the awesome spectacle of Uluru, thermal hot springs and amazing National Parks. To make the most of the road trip you need to be … Read more

Awesome Australian 2WD Road Trips: Tennant Creek to Alice Springs on the Stuart Highway

Ormiston Gorge, in the West McDonnell Ranges near Alice Springs, Northern Territory Australia

The Northern Territory road trip between Darwin and Uluru is regarded as an essential Australian outback experience.  A diverse range of experiences are available along the route, ranging from the awesome spectacle of Uluru, thermal hot springs and amazing National Parks. To make the most of the road trip you need to be prepared to … Read more

Awesome Australian 2WD Road Trips: Katherine to Tennant Creek on the Stuart Highway

The Northern Territory road trip between Darwin and Uluru is regarded as an essential Australian outback experience.  A diverse range of experiences are available along the route, ranging from the awesome spectacle of Uluru, thermal hot springs and amazing National Parks. To make the most of the road trip you need to be prepared to … Read more

Awesome Australian 2WD Road Trips: Darwin to Katherine on the Stuart Highway

Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park, Northern Territory Australia

The Northern Territory road trip between Darwin and Uluru is regarded as an essential Australian outback road trip experience.  A diverse range of experiences are available along the route, ranging from the awesome spectacle of Uluru, thermal hot springs and amazing National Parks. To make the most of the road trip you need to be … Read more

Awesome Australian 2WD Road Trips: Rockhampton to Bowen

Diving on the Great Barrier Reef Australia

The coastal drive between Brisbane and Cairns is one of the most popular in Australia.  The combination of lovely beaches, beautiful islands, national parks, Australian history, Australian wildlife, the Great Barrier Reef and gourmet food experiences make the drive an attractive option for many visitors. Interestingly most of the best places to visit are within … Read more

Awesome Australian 2WD Road Trips: Coffs Harbour to Brisbane on the Pacific Highway

Gold Coast, Australia

The drive between Sydney and Brisbane is fittingly one of the most popular in Australia. The combination of beautiful beaches, national parks, Australian history and gourmet food and wine experiences make the drive an attractive option for many visitors.