Tag Archives: Australia

Things to Do in Adelaide

Adelaide is known as Australia’s most liveable city, and because of that, it is also an easy one for travelers to visit and get to know better. It doesn’t take much for a visitor to get around, especially since it is also known as the 20 minute city. In other words: It’s not an overwhelming place to travel like Sydney might be with its traffic and far-reaching suburbs and attractions. When you arrive after catching a budget flight, here are some of the things to do in...Read More

Campers, motorhomes, high-tops… the rental jargon explained!

Australia and New Zealand have pretty much the same kinds of campers and motorhomes as anywhere else overseas. However, depending on where you intend to travel and what you need from your relocation , it’s a good idea to know what each type of vehicle looks like and what extras they come with. Before we start, here’s a little glossary of terms or rental jargon that will help you out: Berth: for example 2 berth. The berth quantity indicates the legal number of passengers the vehicle can sleep and...Read More

Uluru, the jewel of Australia’s Red Centre

Uluru (also known as Ayers Rock) is the world’s largest monolith or rock formation. Situated in Australia’s Northern Territory, and set amongst the awe inspiring Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park, this enormous Sandstone wonder stands 348 metres tall and 9.4 km in circumference with two thirds existing below the ground. The rock undergoes dramatic color changes with its normally terracotta hue gradually changing to blue or violet at sunset to flaming red in the mornings as the sunrises behind...Read More

Fancy a camel ride in Australia?

About to take a vacation in Australia? Riding camels on the bucket list?  Then you’re in luck! The world famous Cable Beach in Broome, Kimberley, Western Australia, is a natural paradise offering sun, surf and yes camels! Broome Camel Safaris offer some great tours starting from a 40 minute ride to a 1 hour sunset tour along the pristine coastline. Led by the renowned “Camel Lady” Alison bird, who has been trecking alone in the Australian Outback with her beloved camels for over 7 years, riders get a...Read More

Wwoofing around the world

The concept of working for your food and accommodation while travelling is not a new one and many a budget conscious traveller has walked this well-worn path. Wwoofing however is a little more specialised. Originally an acronym for “Working Weekends on Organic Farms”, the definition changed over the years to “Willing Workers On Organic Farms” as the need for assistance over longer periods arose. Due to the word “work” however causing some problems, the name finally settled to being...Read More

How to make a great travel journal

If you are a traveller like me and plan to continue traipsing around the world in your free rentals, then you are likely to have loads of little reminders of your journeys. Little things such as tickets to shows, a bus pass or an entry to visit some iconic artifact or concert line your travel bags, draws or hand bag well after the journey is complete. Even though you have photos galore to back the stories, these little items are tangible reminders of epic life journeys that will eventually get lost, torn or...Read More