After all the dust and corrugations of the trip to the Cape, we were very happy to be driving on the black top again. Our next destinations were Cooktown and then to the Daintree Rainforest, a place we had both been looking forward to spending some time. Cooktown is a delightful small town where there […]Read More
Roadstar Caravan Owners Group Get Together 2018
One of the great benefits of social media is the ability to link up with people who share a similar passion to yourself. Its no secret we are big fans of Roadstar caravans and we dearly love our Safari Tamer. We are always keen to chat to other Roadstar owners when ever we meet up […]Read More
Uluru and Kata Tjuta – Ultimate Outback Destination
Uluru has always been a very special place for us. I took Kylie there on our first outback trip together and I will never forget the look on her face when she first caught sight on the rock. It was a very emotional experience for her and I was so glad to have been able […]Read More
Trip Report – Coober Pedy
Coober Pedy has got to be Australia’s most unique town. Its isolation, history and its multicultural population are just the starters. Add to the fact that the majority of the inhabitants live underground to escape the ferocious heat of the summer months while they labour for the lure of untold fortunes of opal mining, and […]Read More
Trip Report – South Australia Part 1
Every adventure has to start somewhere and ours began in South Australia. This wasn’t some random choice but rather a set of circumstances that led to that being our best option. In the last few years we have become good friends with Matt Sutton and his partner Paula, who, together with a handful of loyal […]Read More
Why is Gross Combined Mass (GCM) So Important?
Following on from the police operation at Newmerella, lots of discussions have taken place on social media and various caravanning forums. That is an excellent outcome. If we don’t all start talking about the issues raised, we will never be able to solve our weight issues. One thing is obvious and that is many people do not […]Read More
Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas
With less than a week to Christmas, are you struggling with some last minute gift ideas? Or are you being asked for gift ideas for yourself and you’re struggling to come up with suggestions that are family budget friendly? Well here’s a few ideas that may fit the bill especially as they are very much […]Read More
Christmas Holiday To-Do List
It’s hard to believe that another year has gone by and we are fast approaching the holiday season. Like many others, we’ve planned to take the van away for a quick trip to the coast and our thoughts have turned to getting the van and car ready for the trip. It has reminded me that […]Read More
Aussie Traveller Rafter DIY Installation.
Today I had a bit of spare time to install a set of Aussie Traveller Awning Rafters. Yes….I did it myself. I’m reasonably handy with most DIY projects however the prospect of drilling holes into our near new caravan was not a task I was looking forward to. One stuffed up measurement and I could […]Read More
Why I Love Caravan Parks…!
I just know there are going to be a great many caravaners and campers out there who are going to be mortified by this, but I have to admit it, I really do love Caravan Parks. To pinch a line from Forest Gump, they are just like a box of chocolates. You never know what […]Read More