Blue Mountains National Park

From Sydney in NSW, discover what to see and do on a weekend road trip to the Blue Mountains National Park. Plan your visit today.

“Those who lose dreaming are lost” – Aboriginal Proverb

 

Blue Mountains Australia

Road trips really are the best way to see anything in Australia outside of the cities. With an endless supply of National Parks on offer, there will always be something exciting to enjoy, a new route to try or a hidden gem to discover. Whether you’re a Sydney visitor or resident, there is one particular National Park that is simply unmissable from this bustling harbour city; the Blue Mountains National Park. Continue reading “Blue Mountains National Park”

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Vegan Cairns

Seek out these Cairns restaurants if you are travelling vegan in Australia.

“Eat well. Travel often.” – Unknown

Top 5 Plant-Based Foods and Drinks

Travelling vegan is not always easy but Australia is definitely one country that is fully embracing plant-based food.

Cairns in Tropical North Queensland is a city surrounded by not only natural beauty, but also an abundance of natural produce. You might be visiting for the waterfalls to the south, the rainforest to the north or the famous Great Barrier Reef that hugs the coast but it would be a complete waste to leave without sampling the region’s exotic fruits and vegetables. Excellent plant-based food compliments a trip to an area of such natural beauty, perfectly. These vegan Cairns restaurants literally give you a taste of the local area whilst helping to support local growers, preserve marine life and sustain natural resources. Read on for our top 5 plant-based food and drink options in Cairns, including menu recommendations too.

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Beach Camping

From the silica sand of Freycinet National Park to the wild surf of Byron Bay, discover the top 7 locations for campervan beach camping in Australia.

“Take me to the ocean” – Unknown

Top 7 Beach Campsites for Campers in Australia

One of the main motivators for doing a roadtrip around Australia is the huge selection of sites that offer beach camping. We travelled coastal roads all around the country, from Sydney to Cairns, hugging the edges of Tasmania, and from Adelaide back to Sydney. We hunted out the best beach campgrounds wherever possible, especially if they were free to enjoy. Continue reading “Beach Camping”

Island Inspiration (Part 2 of 2)

A low-cost day out from Townsville that helps you enjoy nature so close to the city.

“Meet me where the sky touches the sea” – Jennifer Donnelly

*A TWO-PART EAST COAST ISLAND SPECIAL*

As we travelled Australia’s east coast, it became clear that some of the best days out are a short ferry ride away to nearby islands. Enjoying an island day out doesn’t have to be an expensive or time-consuming option. In this 2-Part Special, read about the wildlife you can experience so close to large cities, a cost-saving itinerary for your day out and our preferred place to stay back on the mainland.

Our first pick was North Stradbroke Island which you can read about in Part 1 of Island Inspiration. Now, it’s time for Part 2:

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Island Inspiration (Part 1 of 2)

A low-cost day out from Brisbane that helps you enjoy nature so close to the city.

“Meet me where the sky touches the sea” – Jennifer Donnelly

*A TWO-PART EAST COAST ISLAND SPECIAL*

As we travelled Australia’s east coast, it became clear that some of the best days out are a short ferry ride away to nearby islands. Enjoying an island day out doesn’t have to be an expensive or time-consuming option. In this 2-Part Special, read about the wildlife you can experience so close to large cities, a cost-saving itinerary for your day out and our preferred place to stay back on the mainland. This is Part 1: Continue reading “Island Inspiration (Part 1 of 2)”

Meals on Campervan Wheels

Learn how to create easy and natural food for the road straight out of your campervan kitchen. All 7 recipes featured here are vegan.

“Eat less from a box and more from the earth” – Unknown

7 Vegan Meal Ideas

 

One gas bottle, a two-ring hob and three meals a day. We recently spent no less than 6 weeks living in a hi-top campervan, a converted Hiace with just about enough room to stand up in. With just one medium saucepan and one medium frying pan to play with, we’ve become experts at easy campervan meals that require limited resources. Our road trip was full of natural beauty, long days exploring and thousands of kilometres of new roads. When we stopped for a meal, we wanted it to be simple to make, but we also wanted to avoid junk food, fast food or processed food. This month, we’re sharing our top seven go-to meals for time spent on the road with a campervan kitchen.  Continue reading “Meals on Campervan Wheels”

A Fraser Island Day Tour

Your nature filled day on Fraser Island with local tour company Fraser Free

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fraser Island, Australia

As the largest sand island in the world, for a very unique style of adventure, get yourself to Fraser Island. Just off Australia’s east coast, it’s ideal for lovers of wildlife, epic drives and memorable experiences. Staying here for a while can get costly so we want to show you how we did it in just one day. Pack your camera, hold on tight and admire the rather bumpy but incredible views of Fraser Island and it’s surroundings. Continue reading “A Fraser Island Day Tour”