Trip Tips

Sunset over the Nullarbor

Our travels have come to an end!

June 22nd 2016

… for now.   It’s nearly been a year since we got back to Melbourne. We got jobs and saved up some dough to go to Tassie, the final frontier, but now that we’re back, we believe it’s time to …

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Hobart Central YHA

April 9th 2016

  For a quiet and comfortable stay in the middle of the CBD, consider Hobart Central YHA. Conveniently located close to supermarkets, pubs, and the popular Waterfront area, this YHA is a great place to base yourself as you explore …

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Troopy Update : Saggy Springs & Other Things

February 15th 2016

  Yo, Dave here.   It’s been ages since the last Troopy update, but you know what they say, “No news is good news” … right?   A new spring in her step! Ever since we bought the Troopy, her …

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Australia Day 2016

January 27th 2016

  Dave and I woke up on Australia Day with absolutely nothing planned, which wasn’t ideal because we were meeting up with Josh – one of the friends we made during our 12 day stay in Port Elliot over the …

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$100 Day : Canberra

January 25th 2016

  Our stay in Canberra and the ACT was a short one – only 26 hours – but we tried to see and do as much as possible.  We didn’t bother with public transport because we were staying for such …

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Merry Christmas – enjoy the holidays!

December 23rd 2015

  Hi all,   We’d like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year… and what a year it’s been!   We started 2015 in Cairns, where we stayed until May, working and biding …

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2015 Troopcarriers of Australia Winter Ramble

December 21st 2015

  We’re so proud that we decided to buy a Toyota Troopcarrier for our trip around Australia.  It’s taken us to some really amazing places around the country and it still amazes us with some of the things it’s capable …

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Blue Mountains YHA

December 7th 2015

  One of our favourite YHA hostels in Australia, the Blue Mountains YHA is within a restored National Trust building with a beautiful art deco interior.  It was built in 1918 as a guesthouse called Homesdale, but during the 1920s …

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$100 Day : Sydney

December 4th 2015

  Sydney is the biggest city in Australia, so this $100 Day was epic.  So epic that you might have to split it into a few days to make sure you can get the most out it!   We’d like …

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Attraction : BridgeClimb Sydney

November 23rd 2015

  Mankind asserts its dominance over the earth in three ways – building things, destroying things, and climbing things.  Like Mount Everest and the Great Wall of China, Sydney offers the brilliant experience of climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge.  The …

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Sydney Harbour YHA

November 19th 2015

  Sydney Harbour YHA is not your ordinary YHA.  It’s a new purpose-built hostel with state of the art facilities that’s located within the historic Rocks precinct of Sydney.  It boasts incredible views of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour …

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Glebe Point YHA, Sydney NSW

November 9th 2015

  Our first night in Sydney was spent at Glebe Point YHA, a relaxed hostel in Sydney’s inner city area. With public transport nearby, it’s just minutes from the city centre and there’s plenty to do within walking distance, like restaurants …

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Helpx : A home on the Central Coast

November 2nd 2015

  We were in Byron Bay when Juz got assigned to a cartoon camp in Gosford for the school holidays.  It was easy enough to get there on time, but we needed somewhere to stay for the week and Dave …

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