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We are Jan and Marty – independent travellers and road trip enthusiasts. We travel the world comfortably, sourcing local experiences and unique places to stay and explore Australia by caravan – all without spending a fortune.

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Fun Things to do in Townsville Australia and Magnetic Island

Australia is a wonderfully diverse island continent with a seemingly endless list of itinerary worthy sights. There is no better way to find an authentic local experience than by visiting a thriving regional destination like Townsville, Queensland. We were born, married and became parents in this North Queensland city. Living in North Queensland …

Things to Do in Huskisson and Jervis Bay

Twenty years ago we visited Huskisson and Jervis Bay on the south coast of New South Wales. Then, we were returning from a Snowy Mountains holiday with our kids, but this time it was just Marty, myself and our caravan. I felt a tingle of excitement as we drove through the tiny town of Basin View, beside the still waters of St. Georges Basin and …

What to do in Coolum Beach Australia Destination Guide

Australia is a massive country to explore and being surrounded by gorgeous blue ocean, it goes without saying that a beach holiday is high on many holidayer's To Do List. Coolum Beach in Australia's Sunshine State is a great place for a relaxing beach holiday.Coolum Beach Holiday check listCool blue water. hot summer days. crashing white foam. …

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Naoussa Harbour on the Greek Island of Paros

Europe Bucket List – Budget Saving Tips from Travel Bloggers

Are you hoping to breathe life into those awe-inspiring alps, brilliant beaches, tantalising food and breath-taking adventures on your Europe bucket list?Yes... then read on!Travel Bloggers are a mine of information when it comes to Budget Travel Tips for Europe. With this in mind I've asked them for their budget saving tips to catapult …

Fun Things to do in Townsville Australia and Magnetic Island

Australia is a wonderfully diverse island continent with a seemingly endless list of itinerary worthy sights. There is no better way to find an authentic local experience than by visiting a thriving regional destination like Townsville, Queensland. We were born, married and became parents in this North Queensland city. Living in North Queensland …

Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching Cruise

Lets Go Humpback Whale Watching Gold Coast

Some friends and I were brain storming the other day about blogging projects. As Humpback whales are currently on the move up the east Coast of Queensland, Australia our decision was easy - Lets Go Humpback Whale Watching Gold Coast!Annual Humpback Whale MigrationWhile the Gold Coast is a holiday spot for many thousands of beach lovers in …

Irresistible Pho at Nguyen Bros. Vietnamese Restaurant Maroochydore

It is too long since we've hunched over a bowl of piping hot Pho in VIETNAM, but lately I've heard snippets about Nguyen Bros Vietnamese Restaurant Maroochydore. The Sunshine Coast Daily lists them as No. 1 or fourteen new restaurants to try on the Coast.One day when the weather turned to rain and a tempting INSTAGRAM PHOTO appeared in my feed, …

Tenryuji Temple Arashiyama Kyoto

See Kyoto Temples and ride the Randen Line

Kyoto is Japan's cultural capital and a tourist hot spot to boot. There is a staggering line-up of 1600 traditional Kyoto temples to be seen. It is difficult to comprehend that many temples in the one city.When viewing temples in Kyoto we like to spend a day or half day (depending on your schedule) in a specific temple district before moving …

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