It isn't always perfect... Things go wrong – often. The car battery dies. The sink leaks. The indicators stop working. The fuel nozzle gets stuck. The engine overheats. You miss a turning. You get lost. You're plans fail. You overspend. You have to find a job. You’re severely underpaid. You’re tired. You argue with each … Continue reading Life On The Road
The Great Ocean Road - it's very title oozes confidence and grandeur. It’s one of the most popular coastal routes in the whole of Australia, with tourist buses pulling up at every single lookout. It can get crowded, but it’s a no-brainer – you have to do the Great Ocean Road! Just try to see … Continue reading What’s So Great About It?
It may be small, but wonderful Tasmania (affectionately referred to by all Australians as Tassie) sure packs a lot in, so you’ll want to drive around to make the most of your time there. Bring your car over by ferry from Melbourne or hire one to explore this lush, vibrant and historic state. And sadly, no, … Continue reading Tasmania: Small But Mighty
It's no wonder why Melbourne has been voted the "world's most liveable city" for six years running in The Economist's Intelligence Unit survey. Although their rankings are based upon the standard categories of Education, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Stability and Environment/Culture, let me tell you in my own words why I think Melbourne is worth getting excited about. It's a … Continue reading Marvellous Melbourne
It all started with an echidna. There it was: slap bang in the middle of a country road as we were busy trying to navigate our way back onto the main highway. How lucky we were to stumble upon this adorable little creature! We slowed down to a halt and I jumped out of the … Continue reading A Walk on the Wild Side: Wilsons Prom and Phillip Island
After all the excitement of Sydney, we were ready to hit the road again, and this time we were able to go as slowly as we liked. There are a couple of options when it comes to driving from Sydney to Melbourne, but since it was our first time we decided to take the scenic … Continue reading Slowing Down on the Coast
At last: air-conditioning, a double bed that doesn't require us to remain rigid on our sides all night in case we elbow each other in the face, and a toilet rather than a bush. We've made it to Sydney and have the absolute luxury of staying in an Air B n B in Bondi for … Continue reading 11 Ways to See Sydney on a Budget