Places to camp near Melbourne, Australia

  Looking for places to camp near Melbourne? Well, you're in the right spot! All of the sites on this list are within three and a half hours drive of Melbourne. After I did the places to camp within 3.5 hours of Sydney¬†and places to camp within 3.5 hours of...

Great gift ideas for travelling kids

  What are some great gift ideas for travelling kids? I often see this question pop up on the travel forums and pages that I follow. I also get asked the same question a lot at Christmas time and birthdays by family members who know I'm not keen to fill the van...

Van life & camping gear – My top picks

  I've read a few posts by other bloggers lately about their fave camping gear and loved it. It's a really great way to discover handy new products that'll make your adventures easier. It's also a question that I get asked often. The old, what are the top three...

Healthy (ish) snacks for road trips with kids

    Ok, the first thing I'm gonna say is this... You will not find any "healthy energy balls" on this list. Or bites or bursts or anything that contains the word energy. When I went searching for road trip snack ideas I found so many of these it was crazy....

Safety tips for camping with kids

    While I try and be aware of not being a panic merchant and getting too risk averse I also figure I'd be silly not to try to minimise the possibility of stuff going wrong. Also, I've found that if I discuss certain "camping rules" with the kids before we...