Gear, tent, sleeping kit for a long 4wd trip in the Australian desert


Tweet This article is the second in a series by Georgie as she and her husband four wheel drive  to Cape York and through central  Australia.  This piece focuses on  choosing recovery and emergency gear, tents, sleeping kit and vehicle selection. You can read the first article here –  The Big Trip – 4wd adventuring to the […]

Off to Tassie for a couple of overnighters…..

Tweet Just a quick update to let you know we fly out tonight to our beloved Tasmania. It has been a day of packing and trying to not exceed Jetstar’s baggage limits.  We have dehydrated a few meals but will do most of the shopping in Launceston tomorrow before we head up to Cradle Mountain. […]

Back in Cambodia

Ta Prohm, Cambodia

Tweet Sorry we have been a bit quiet recently but it was the busy run up to our holiday time and then travelling to Cambodia. Yes, this article comes to you from Siem Reap, Cambodia. A few of you regulars will recall we visited Cambodia this time last year, travelling around a lot of the […]

Cradle Mountain – Free guide and day walk map

We have been thinking about creating a free resource for visitors to Cradle Mountain (and Tasmania) for some time. There is a great Parks Tasmania website plus many others that focus on accommodation at Cradle Mountain. We saw a “hole” in the market which combines lots of information about Cradle (and animals, walks, activities) with accommodation reviews etc.

To encourage visitors to the site we have created two free offerings, a Cradle Mountain guide and day walk map.

Jungle trekking – Rainbow Lodge – Cambodia – waterfalls and leeches!


Tweet We are not sure what convinced us to do the full day trek at Rainbow Lodge. Was it the chance to explore the Cambodian Jungle with an experienced guide? Or the opportunity to see some unusual wildlife, creatures and/or bugs? Or was it that we both have English relatives back somewhere and the need […]

Rainbow Lodge – Paradise in Cambodia?


Tweet The experience for us started with a 6 hour bus trip from Phnom Phen where we had been bombarded with the sights and sounds of Cambodia’s largest city for three days. We were well ready to leave. To us Phnom Phen was a busy, dirty and hassly place with few redeeming features. Stories of […]