Australia Day Weekend Camping at Trial Bay

Australia Day is one of my favourite holidays of the year. It is a day to celebrate everything that is great about being an Aussie, how amazing Australia is and just how lucky we truly are to live in such a safe, beautiful and clean country that affords its residents every opportunity. Over the years I have generally celebrated Australia Day with friends from University and this year was the same and whilst everyone couldn’t come we still had an amazing weekend in the sunshine…

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Our Guide to Queensland’s North Stradbroke Island

After Christmas, we packed the car to the brim with all our boards and camping supplies and headed up the coast to North Stradbroke Island. North Stradbroke Island is located off the coast of Brisbane in Moreton Bay and was about a 10 hour trip from our home in Port Macquarie. North Stradbroke Island is also known by its Aboriginal name, Minjerribah and as Straddie, by both locals and visitors alike. Coming in at second to Fraser Island, Straddie is the world’s second largest sand…

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West Coast Hammocks: The Ultimate in Luxury Hammocks

During our years living in the UK Dan would always talk about how he wanted to get a hammock when we moved to Australia. A few months after we landed back in Oz we started exploring the local area on camping trips and whilst I am more of a luxury traveller, I don’t mind the odd camping trip as long as we camp in comfort! I decided to surprise Dan with a hammock and did a lot of research into the various ones on the…

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Our Favourite Camping Destinations in the UK & Ireland

Whilst it’s no secret I am a fan of all things luxury and comfort, I still enjoy a good camping trip! I love that camping gives us the opportunity to relax in nature and enjoy the more simple things in life such as going to sleep to the sound of the waves, enjoying a drink and a laugh with friends around the campfire and trying not to burn the marshmallows! Living in the UK was an experience I’ll never forget and despite the seemingly constant…

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