Life on the Road

Reverse psychology

Isn’t one of the joys of travel watching other couples reverse and direct as they park up for the night? Only to be enjoyed once you have done it yourself, of course! Even in our motorhome, it was a skill that takes practise to perfect. Let’s face it – some sites may …

We’ve won an award!

We are honoured and privileged to have been included as one of the Top 10 Australian Camping Blogs on the web. Blogs are ranked by Google reputation and Google search ranking; Influence and popularity on Facebook, Twitter and other social media.

Caravan and Tow Vehicle Towing Capacity

When it comes to towing a caravan, there is definitely more than meets the eye involved in the process. To an outsider it looks simple enough, but any seasoned caravanner knows that it can get very complicated.

Camping With Dogs

Guest post by PIA Australia

Thinking of taking your four-legged companion on a camping adventure this summer? Pet Insurance Australia catches up with Camps Australia Wide to get the facts about camping with dogs. PLUS; some top tips to ensure you are prepared.

Cumberland Historic Mine Site

Cumberland is a ghost town the Shire of Etheridge in Queensland , located approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of Georgetown on the Gulf Development Road

It’s a great free overnight stop with a large area to park a number of RV’s. There is a long drop toilet.

There is a bird watching area

Explorers Highway – Iconic Roads of Australia

Explorers Highway

Re-tread the footsteps of one of the most intrepid souls ever to set foot in the Australian interior by following the Stuart Highway. Affectionately known as the Explorer’s Highway, this 2,834km long road splits the country neatly in two, and roughly traces the route taken by Scottish explorer

About Philip and Cathryn

Philip and Cathryn travel over 50,000 km each year researching, visiting and documenting locations across Australia while talking to travellers along the way. They seek out the best places to camp in Australia and share these special sites with thousands of travellers.

Since 2006, the adventurous pair have covered over

Early morning start

Day 5 for my field trip across QLD,NSW into VIC. An early start today , leaving Menindee Lakes at 0645.

There are some great camping spots in this area, there is the National Park ‘Kinchega’ which has 3 camping area’s , there is free camping at Pamamaroo and at the

Welcome rain in NW NSW

NW NSW are having a bit of luck with the weather, in the last 2 weeks over 100m of rain has fallen across the region, not all properties gained from the rain, but its welcomed after 2 years of drought …..Yesterdays afternoon storm near Enngonia

Christmas and New Years Camping Recipes

If you are going camping for Christmas or New Years you might need some cooking inspiration for the trip. Camping doesn’t have to mean eating baked beans and cheese toasties by the fire try these quick, easy and camping friendly recipes!

1. Camping Fondue
Fondue may be attributed to fancy dinners