Mataranka Thermal Springs

Situated in the country known as the Never Never (famous book and movie) Mataranka may be small but it has two of the most amazing thermal springs that you need to see. Both springs are situated in the Elsey National Park with crystal clear water and approximately 34 degrees. Mataranka Thermal Springs The Rainbow Springs…

10 Road Trip Activities for Toddlers

This post contains affiliated links Thinking of driving around Australia but you’re dreading the moment your little one throws the mother of all tantrums, I can completely understand. But with a little preparation you can reduce (not stop) these moments and get to enjoy your trip. The hardest part about travelling with a toddler on…

Gift Ideas for a Travelling Family

I remember before we left on our trip we were downsizing everything and then our awesome friends were wanting gift ideas on what to buy us and the kids gifts in preparation for our trip around Australia. At the time we were pretty “green” to the whole caravanning lifestyle and were none the wiser at…

Top 5 Family Friendly Caravan Parks Darwin

It’s no secret, Darwin Caravan Parks can be really expensive. So we have complied a list of the Top Family Friendly Caravan Parks Darwin …. , From the most expensive to the budget friendly option that might appeal to some families. Top Family Friendly Caravan Parks Darwin Darwin Freespirit Resort You guessed it, the Darwin Freespirit…

What to ask a Distance Education school before registering

Being able to take your family on the road and explore our amazing country is such a fantastic experience. We are lucky to be able to have so many choices when it comes to schooling our kids on the road –┬áDistance Education, Homeschooling or Unschooling. 3 years ago when I was in the position of…

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…

Free Family fun activities in Mackay

We underestimated Mackay and were so surprised how many free family activities were in the area. Situated in the middle of the Queensland Coast it’s really a beautiful place to stop and stay for a little while. A lot of travellers remember Mackay as the booming town it once was when the mining was at…

Foodies Delight – Rainforest Bounty Atherton Tablelands

Rainforest Bounty was such a fresh of breath air for me when I was travelling through the Atherton Tableland, Queensland. We had been travelling for a few weeks through Cape York and quite honestly it felt like we were getting into a travelling rut. As a mum, it can be really easy to choose sight…

CTEK D250SA REVIEW

This product was gifted to us for review purposes. All opinions are our own. If you are a 4WD fanatic just like us, you’ll know that having the correct power supply is important. One of our biggest struggles whilst travelling has been finding the correct product that will not let us down when we really…

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…