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Michelle

Michelle is the half of the duo that is planning everything to the n'th degree, making sure that we're on budget and waving excitedly to any, and all, animals.

Self-Sufficient Camping in Australia - I know that there are going to be places where the 'facilities' are either lacking or totally non-existent. We want to be prepared to be able to stop anywhere that we're allowed and that takes our fancy... whether there's a loo there or not.

Self-Sufficient Camping

Self-sufficient camping – that’s when you don’t need anything else that a house, or caravan park would normally provide. You’re able to provide all of those things yourself. I’m talking about the basics like: food, water, shelter, warmth and going to the loo, and let’s not forget about the disposal of all the waste we …

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The Money Post - we've decided we'll be really upfront about what it's costing us to spend six months travelling around Australia, in the hope that it will help others to do the same.

The Money Post

This is the post where we talk about money. I’m not gonna lie, it’s an uncomfortable topic because, well, I don’t want to be judged for how much money I do or don’t have. But there were a couple of people online that shared their numbers for travelling around Australia, and it gave me a …

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Our Idea Set Up - we listed out all the features that we would like to have and then rated how much of a priority they are to us.

Our Ideal Set-up

In a previous post I talked all about the different set ups that you could have when doing a trip like this, from a motorhome right through to a car with a tent in the boot. It’s all part of the research, figuring out what you need and then what you want… and then what …

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Choosing the Right Set-Up

I feel the need to start every one of these ‘Choosing the right set up’ posts with a disclaimer: I wouldn’t have a clue what’s the right vehicle or camper or power system or fridge or anything! I have had no idea, that’s why I’ve needed to research the heck out of these things, so …

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The Decision to Go - sometimes you need to be brave to make the decision to go. Other times it's just that you need to figure out all the logistics before feeling confident that you're making the right choice.

The Decision to Go

We’ve wanted to do this trip for aaages. I remember, before we were married, sitting at the beach in Cronulla talking about the things that we wanted to do in our lives. We were both so excited about the idea of one day, going on a big trip around Australia. We didn’t know if it …

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