Aerial, Darwin City

Photo Credit Shaana McNaught/Tourism NT

The New York Times ranked Darwin 12 out of “52 Places to Go in 2018”, I reckon it should be ranked higher and here’s why.

The tropical city of Darwin is the multicultural capital of the Northern Territory and with so much to see and do, you’ll need time to enjoy the entire experience that is Darwin and its surrounds. The best bit is you don’t need to plan much as Darwin is an extremely laid-back city where time moves nice and slow. Read More

My job takes me out on the road more often these days but I never complain. I mean, I get to experience Australia in a way so many of you dream of. I was the same years ago, but now I am Living the Dream, Sharing the Experience. What I pack each time depends on the destination, but there are a number of core items that I ensure I have as they are important in making my adventures more enjoyable, and here they are in no particular order. Read More

Concrete eyesores become the perfect muse.

 

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Who would have thought slapping some paint on an old wheat silo would become a craze? Vandals have been tagging them for decades, but now authentic artists are volunteering their time and skill to create some magical works. The Yarriambiack Shire in Western Victoria has been working on ways to improve the local economy by increasing tourism and tourist dollar spend. They started by creating several superb free camping sites and establishing several RV Friendly towns. But more was needed to give visitors a reason to visit the region, so they created Australia’s largest outdoor art gallery.

You can read my full article in RV Daily Magazine

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When visiting the Red Centre most people head to Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon. However, these overpopulated tourist havens may leave you more stressed than before you left home! Why not buck the trend and head to these breathtaking sites instead?

1. PALM VALLEY

Palm Valley

An ancient valley

The great thing about Palm Valley is the first crossing of the Finke River stops all the soft roaders and two-wheel drive vehicles. You see, access to the Palm Valley campground is only suitable for 4WD vehicles with decent clearance, decent tyres and an air-compressor as a definite. The campground offers limited spaces, communal fires pits, tank water, flushing toilets and hot showers for only $6.60 a night for adults. Read More

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