Australia, Travel

Off for an Aussie Walkabout

Gidday Mates, After much debate with myself, I decided to take a break from blogging while we are tripping about in Northern Queensland. There are a few reasons why I thought it wouldn't be a great idea. Firstly, the WIFI will be either the fastest ever or non-existent. Secondly, I am on driving duty and… Continue reading Off for an Aussie Walkabout

Australia, Road Trips, Travel

The Aussie Road Trip – South of Perth

With the completion of our first leg of this trip which was heading north to Exmouth, we returned to Perth, stopping at different places than the trip up.  It was time to rejuvenate the inner explorer batteries as we needed to have time to stand still and relax.  Which we did.  It only took a… Continue reading The Aussie Road Trip – South of Perth

Australia, The Motorhoming Years, Travel

The Aussie Road Trip – North of Perth

After surviving our first, campervan road trip, with no body parts missing and not too many insect bites, plus driving thousands of kilometres encompassing just a small piece of Australia's Big Backyard, we were keen to explore more. Our second venture heading out into the blue yonder was to eventuate on the other side of… Continue reading The Aussie Road Trip – North of Perth

Australia, Photography, Travel

11 Western Australian Wildflowers

Nothing says it like flowers!.  They give their all. When travelling wildflowers can soar a tired travellers enthusiasm to dig deep and move further up the road in search of more. Here are are some of those beauties we viewed and captured during our 2013 Western Australia roadtrip.  The rest of the post regarding that… Continue reading 11 Western Australian Wildflowers

Australia, The Motorhoming Years, Travel

The 1st Aussie Roadtrip – Melbourne to Brisbane

In Australia's Big Backyard Let me take you back to 2009, as we head off roaming for 40 days and 40 nights into the great outdoors in a hired transit van [affectionally known as The Tin Can], it was to be the first and not the last roadtrip we were to do. "Gidday Mate" "Why… Continue reading The 1st Aussie Roadtrip – Melbourne to Brisbane


The Issue of Over Tourism

It's that time of year when many folks are heading off on a much anticipated holiday. For those in the Southern Hemisphere, a chance to escape the coolish winter months.  In the Northern Hemisphere, a warmer posse to glean more sun rays.  Whatever the reason they all require using some form of transportation and with… Continue reading The Issue of Over Tourism

Art Galleries, Australia, City Life, Travel

A Girls Weekend in Melbourne

What a fascinating, vibrant city to revisit after so many years of not doing so.   The purpose of this trip was to extend the 60th birthday celebrations of myself and my 3 weeks younger cousin.  Even writing this I find it hard to believe I am now not only 60 it's now got a plus… Continue reading A Girls Weekend in Melbourne