caravan

Caravan Space Savers

With caravans being a small fraction of the size of the average house, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when attempting to squeeze everything in that you think you will need for your travels. A minimalist...
Grampians

Grampians Pyramids and Other Wonders

Yes, Egypt and the pyramids are a long way from Melbourne – 3,966.903km by air to be exact – but you can see some pyramids much closer home than that. Dotted around in a lovely...
Eureka

Eureka!

I didn't actually find out anything special like Archimedes did all those years ago when he jumped in the bath but a recent weekend staying in the Eureka Caravan Park in Ballarat, Vic, with...
free-camping

The Ultimate Free-Camping Setup!

I think it’s safe to say that all camping enthusiasts have a vision of their ‘ultimate’ free-camping setup. Opinions will differ based on various tastes and ideals about what is necessary – but at the...
Australian fires

Australian Fires: Aiding Wildlife

The terrible Australian fires have devastated us all. Those of us lucky enough to have travelled this unique country have had the privilege of encountering native wildlife, and of visiting landscapes that have now...
sway control

Sway Control

I guess you are wondering what's happening with Yemmy after reading last month's column. The short answer is 'nothing'!  My friend, Eric, has been flat-out preparing in case the fires spread to his property in...
Big Lap

Big Lap Reality!

With a vision of how things are going to go on your Big Lap, your excitement builds. You can’t wait for those perfect days with your family enjoying new destinations and experiences, and building...
Omeo

Mustering in Omeo

When I fed my destination – Omeo, Vic –  into my GPS for my visit to the ACC Gippsland Gypsies muster, I didn't really look at the route and it wasn't until I was...
Warrnambool

A Windy Warrnambool Muster

The weather gods didn't smile on us as we gathered at Warrnambool, Vic, for the 13th Australian Caravan Club's National Muster and AGM. Despite the weather, we had a great time and even the flapping...
Adelaide

A Quick Trip? Not So Fast

I left you last week as I headed to Adelaide for a few days with my son Chris and daughter-in-law Marijana. At least, it started as a few days but Yemmy managed to turn...