Category: Travel tips

Real camping tips for easy, fun camping

I’ve been looking at some camping websites and have been reading some of their tips for camping essentials. WTF are these people on????

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Product review – what worked and what didn’t

Now that the trip is over, and the cleaning up is done, it’s time to review what worked and what didn’t, and what I learned this time.

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Tips for camp ground and caravan park operators

I’ve written a couple of articles providing tips for people who want to go camping, but there’s also the other side to consider. How do the camping areas/caravan parks themselves stack up? Caravan parks now have considerable competition from free camping areas, and more and more people are prepared to “go bush”, and set up …

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Oops – always double check your camera settings!

There’s always one day when you leave your camera on the wrong setting, and today was that day. We were travelling along the back road from Winton to Jundah. Doc and I came this way on our trip to the Cape and we loved it, so it was a bit of a trip down memory …

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Only a couple of days to go …. so why am I crying?

I know it’s nearly time to leave because things are starting to go wrong. Perhaps it’s because Doc’s such a perfectionist, nothing can be left to chance. The more he does, the more he finds to do. He keeps asking me how I want to pack things into the car (how should I know, I …

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Using social media for travel information

I love social media. I particularly like twitter. The 140 characters you’re allowed in tweets might be restrictive sometimes, but generally you can get your point across. Particularly – and here’s the important point to all of you in the tourism industry – if I want to find out something about where I’m headed. On …

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