HOW TO Make a Camper Wind up tool – so no more Hand Winding!

Camping Tips:  Looking for a home made solution to hand winding your caravan camper?   Joe is a qualified Mechanic and after popping up our Goldstream camper (similar to the Jayco pop up vans) every few days, he decided to create a tool to make the job easier on himself.   We have… Read more

Should I take a boat around Australia? Plus, our decision!

The dream of boating, fishing and camping your way around Australia sounds amazing right?  But the decision to take a boat or not, is a hard packing question.  We explore what’s involved in making the right decision for you, and tell you what we did?   If you are a… Read more

Camping Tips: Water Storage

Camping connects you with the quiet majesty of nature, allowing you to recharge your batteries and relax with family and friends. For some, “roughing it” is all part of the fun — but camping tips priority number 1 in any of your caravan and camping checklists is to ensure you… Read more

The day I quit work to travel indefinetly & an update on what has happened one year on…

Hi, I’m Joe!  I very often get asked how we travel so much and how we afford it.  Here is my story:   March 2017 – What does this face say to you? My thoughts were – I’m slightly loopy to have left my safe house in the burbs AND my secure… Read more

Our 44 days without power CAMPING SOLAR SET UP

    SOLAR – Running a coffee and washing machine off our free camping set up!  We have two kids so both those appliances are essential in our eyes.  A washing machine, as our kids play outside a lot and get very dirty.. often!  And coffee for sanity!!  But regular… Read more

SAVE on FUEL and INCREASE PERFORMANCE on our tow vehicle

How we SAVE 1.2L/100km on FUEL ($11 per tank) and INCREASE performance on our tow vehicle WATCH the VIDEO below to find out what 3 modifications Joe as a qualified mechanic choose in preparation for our amazing trip (18,000kms so far!!)   Vehicle Details: Toyota Landcruiser 2008 V8 Diesel VDJ200R… Read more

How to collect bulky firewood without a massive chainsaw

On our first lap of Australia we took the FULL chainsaw set up- spare chains, oils and fuel etc.  But after our second broken oil container (in the back of the car!), we vowed that there must be an easier way to still be able to collect firewood without the… Read more

How long does it take to set up a camper?

When deciding what rig to choose for your holidaying or travelling lifestyle, it’s incredibly important to consider how long you will be spending setting up and packing up your camping set up.  No body wants to spend hours setting up – instead of enjoying; especially if you only have a… Read more

Travel Hack – Kids safety and increased independence

Mr ‘almost 9’ has demonstrated his maturity many, many times to us over the past few months, but we obviously still worry about outside sources when giving him his much needed and deserved independence. However, we have found using these  Hand Held UHF’s can take some of that extra worry… Read more