How do WE fund our family travel around Australia?

After I published “10 ways families travelling around Australia fund their trip” I received a LOT of questions about asking more specifically “How do you fund your family travel around Australia?” And with our 4-year anniversary coming up, I thought I would share as much as we can on how we afford to travel around…

When travelling gives you lemons…..

Yup, travelling can give you lemons from time to time. Things can and WILL go wrong when you hit the road. And for us, life gave us a $8,300 worth of lemons! I don’t know about your travel budget, but this sort of money could really ruin a families trip. What was $8,300? It was…

10 ways families travelling around Australia fund their trip

It would be hard to estimate how many families travelling around Australia! The most common question is “How do they fund their trip around Australia”? It’s no secret, travelling around Australia can be expensive! Between the high fuel cost, huge internet fees and every caravan park charging extra for your kids to stay too! It…

Caravan Repairs: Learn from our mistakes when we broke down

How many repairs does it take to do a caravan repair? Three apparently! Our nightmare caravan repair story What do you do when you arrive at your free camp only to see your caravan on a major lean like the Tower of Pisa? You’re in a small town, it’s really late in the afternoon and your…

Save money and food – Use our Menu Planner

Hello, my name is Justine and I was once a shopaholic. Phew now that’s off my chest let me explain how I was so surprised I was shopping all wrong most of my life. When I was living in Brisbane my fortnightly shopping would be the same every time. I would sit down and make…

What is in the little blue bag that SAVES us money?

What could possibly be in this little blue bag that makes my life so much easier and I absolutely love it? Well, it’s what we like to call the “Hot Pot” but its real name is the and it’s brilliant! We’ve all heard of the Dreampot and I’m sure they are fantastic but we are…