Category: Camping & Travel Advice

Tips for Travelling Solo

If you follow us on Facebook or Instagram you probably caught a glimpse of my recent #vanlife adventure in an Apollo campervan. As it was a short-notice trip to visit family and friends James couldn’t get the time off work to join me. So, I spent 6 days touring Victoria on a fly-in,-fly-out solo trip.   I got a few comments about my plans to travel solo. Concern from family, words of warning from strangers I encountered on the trip. Travelling as a single female can be a daunting prospect, I understand. But it doesn’t have to be! You do...

Emergency Communications: Are You Prepared?

What would you do if you had a break-down in the bush? A car fire in the desert? Or a medical emergency hours away from the nearest hospital? As remote travellers, we need to be mindful of the risks. Adequate preparation is key. Emergency communications One of the first things that should cross your mind when preparing for a remote trip is how you would call for help if you need it. There may not be mobile phone reception where you’re headed, and if that’s the case, dialing 000 or 112 isn’t going to help you! Consider the different scenarios...

Free Camping: Our Tips

Free camping is one of the best things about traveling around Australia by road, in my books. You can save some money, discover some really great spots, and meet awesome people. We free camped more often than not on our Cape York trip last year, and I’d highly recommend it! Before you hit the road planning to free camp your way around Australia, I’d suggest having a few basic tips in the back of your mind. Do your homework Finding a great free camp isn’t all that difficult. There’s many ways to find places to camp. I know some people who swear by...