I still vividly remember my first trip to the Twelve Apostles on the Great Ocean Road. At the time I was living in Melbourne as a university student and had recently purchased my first car. One beautiful blue sky day I was feeling restless and I was suddenly inspired to go for a solo drive … Read more
How often have you driven a route and not taken the time to explore? We are guilty of this, as while we are very familiar with the Pacific Highway route between Sydney and Brisbane we have not often taken the time to better explore the area between the two capital cities. For our upcoming trip … Read more
The continuous sprinkle of rain did not dampen our spirits as we started walking to see the Sydney Vivid Festival. In fact we hoped the presence of rain would reduce the size of the crowds that evening! Australia Travel Planning Facebook Group Check out our Australia Travel Planning Facebook Group – you are welcome to join … Read more
Picture the perfect Sydney beach moment. Swimming with your children in the crystal clear water in the gentle surf on a glorious 27 degree mid-Autumn day during the school holidays. Let your mind stretch to also see a long stretch of golden beach with only a few other people around. And a caravan and camping holiday … Read more
The gorgeous autumn sunshine shone brightly across Sydney Harbour. The views from the Sydney Harbour Bridge walkway were of a city at play, both on the water and out and about to make the most of the beautiful weekend weather. After recently relocating back to Sydney we had been waiting for the right weekend to … Read more
The late autumn sun was starting to set as we drove along the road we thought led to the telescopes near Narrabri. The atmosphere in the car was tense as we had disagreed on whether to squeeze in a last sightseeing stop after a long day on the road. As we drove along the sparsely … Read more
You can walk across bridges anywhere in the world. But did you realise that there are only three places in the world where you can climb on the top of a bridge? All three are ‘Down Under’ in Australia and New Zealand. The standout option is the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb, which is closely followed … Read more
After much deliberation we have finalised our itinerary for our road trip to outback Australia. We have limited time during the winter school holidays, so our plan is to travel approximately 3100 kilometres (1900 miles) over 12 days.