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New A3 Series in the works

As the current set of scratch maps continue to sell well, I've had many requests for alternatives. "Do you have a Queensland only one?" "I'd love a WA version!" "This is too big to keep in the caravan, do you have a smaller one?". Well I listened and got to work on a series of smaller scratch maps that I think are the perfect size for taking with y...

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I am asleep, but my face is numb with cold. I am awakened by "Mum, Mum? I need the toilet. Now!" It's dark and bitterly cold, a quick trip to the fetid long drop was not the way I wanted to start my day! Oh the joys of children! We arrive back at our tent shivering, find my watch and discover that it is 5am, no getting the little Miss back to sleep...

Being a BIG user of Australia Post, Go-Roadtrip has been handed a document with all estimates for Christmas delivery cut-off dates. So if you are hoping to purchase your poster for a Christmas pressie, then please read on and get your orders in before your cut-off date. AUSTRALIAN SENDING DATES In the lead up to the traditionally busy peak period, ...

I am deep asleep, warm and cosy in my sleeping bag, a chirpy "Good Morning Mummy" brings me back to reality. I open my eyes and the first thing I see is the milky waters of Lake Panamaroo not 10 feet from my toes, glowing pale pink in the early dawn, small wavelets slapping against the shore in a soothing rhythm, birds whistle sweet tunes, I could ...

It's one of my guilty pleasures. Whenever I have some downtime, or a break between jobs, I'll open up Youtube and see what it has to serve me. If you're logged into an account, it'll keep track of your viewing preferences and offer you videos based on what you've watched before. I usually find something on the first screen to watch. But if I don't ...

Finally it was our turn. Inspired by stories of survival and adventure faced by mountain cattlemen and women, we had made the commitment to experience for ourselves some of the Victorian High Country's most iconic huts. I was hoping to understand the feeling of remoteness, loneliness and personal hardships faced by these pioneers by standing in the...

There is a whole lot to do and see around the Merimbula area and further down the Sapphire Coast! After travelling to this beautiful town for many years (10 if we are counting), we still found new things to do, see and explore on our trip for the week. Originally, we were meant to be heading up the coast and hitting Byron Bay, but unfortunately, li...

I focus my eyes on the green glow of the alarm clock, 4.03am. I swear I have looked at that clock every fifteen minutes since 2am. I give up! I swing out of bed and head off to awaken my travel partners, my parents Julie and Bob whom travelled down from their home on the Darling Downs, Qld, yesterday, and my 5 year old daughter Alexandra. Hot drink...

This is always an important one that's for sure! Signing a contract for 6, 8 or 12 weeks with only one suitcase can cause a bit of anxiety (for the majority of us haha), but here is a handy list: Portable charger - this is so handy to have in your bag. During travel time, working double shifts and needing charge, this is so handyOutdoor essentials ...

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