Category: Travel tips

4WDing mecca, remoteness and romance. The perfect holiday.

The Old Telegraph Track on Cape York, Queensland, Australia is not only a 4WDing mecca, it is one of the most beautiful and romantic places you can visit. Its remoteness means it’s never too crowded, and the crystal clear creeks and rugged driving make travelling 25km a good day!

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A long trip over rough terrain requires lots of preparation – and spare parts

Well, I’ve finally got Doc to set out how he prepared the vehicle and what tools he took for our Great Cape York adventure. The short answer is – lots. So this might have to be spread across a couple of blogs. I’ve already said something about the vehicles, so let’s start with the blokey …

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How do you choose the right camping equipment for you?

Camping is not only romantic and sexy, but it’s easy if you have the right equipment, and there is a lot to choose from. There are so many different set ups, and so many different products that choosing the one that’s right for you can be confusing. So how to make the choice? For our …

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Top ten camping tips

Well, we’re home, and I’m trying to settle in to the work routine again – and playing far too much spider solitaire!! But as Doc keeps saying : The end of one adventure is just the start of the count down until the next one. In the meantime, it’s time to reflect on the holiday, …

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It doesn’t take much to pack up a roof top tent

I’m sitting under the palm trees in the caravan park in Cairns, laptop plugged straight into the power outlet, catching up on some emails while I wait for everybody to pack up.

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Snatch straps and other things that aren’t as dirty as they sound

We’re preparing for our next big trip away. So today we’ve been out shopping – browsing 4WD and camping shops. And e-bay of course. Now, I’m a novice when it comes to 4WDing and camping. My type of shopping is usually very different. Last week my sister was in town, so we went for a …

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