Back It Up (Archives)

Back up the Troopy just a little! Find all of our 552 previous posts right here!!

Darwin YHA

Darwin YHA

May 8th 2014

  Located only a few hundred metres away from the heart of Darwin’s nightlife, Darwin YHA gives you the convenience and affordability of an inner city hostel while still providing a quite place to rest your head.   Unlike the …

Continue Reading No Comments
Twee's Hut Vietnamese Favourites

Eating Out : Twee’s Hut Vietnamese Favourites, Melbourne VIC

May 5th 2014

  It was our first day in back Melbourne and Juz wanted nothing more than a big bowl of pho.  Even though we’re travelling around the country, she’s still interested in the Melbourne food scene, curious about which restaurants are …

Continue Reading 2 Comments

A Week In Melbourne 2014

May 2nd 2014

We recently had the pleasure of being in Melbourne to attend the wedding of our good friends Kieran and Maria.  During our one week visit, we tried to see as many loved ones as possible and eat as much delicious …

Continue Reading No Comments

How to be an asshole while travelling

April 28th 2014

  Keep Right There are 76 countries in the world that travel on the left hand side and most of them are old British colonies.  These countries include the UK, Pakistan, Jamaica, Hong Kong, Nepal, Japan, Singapore, New Zealand, India, …

Continue Reading No Comments

History : Darwin Military Museum

April 22nd 2014

We heard a rumor that the Land Rover 110 that army Major Les Hiddins drove in the famous TV series The Bush Tucker Man had been handed over to the Darwin Military Museum and was on display.  While we originally …

Continue Reading No Comments
happy easter

Happy Easter!

April 18th 2014

  The Easter long weekend is here and it’s a perfect opportunity to pack up the car and go for a camping trip.  The first time we ever slept in the Troopy was for Easter weekend in 2012 when we …

Continue Reading 1 Comment

Travel Tucker : Cheap & Healthy Foods

April 10th 2014

  One of the best parts about camping is being outdoors – the trees, the grass, the fresh air – it brings you closer to nature, as they say.  Unfortunately, all of the goodness of the great outdoors can be …

Continue Reading No Comments
Holmes Jungle

Experience : Holmes Jungle Nature Park

April 6th 2014

  We woke up early on Take A Walk In The Park Day to head over to Holmes Jungle before the day got too hot. The nature park covers about 250 hectares and protects a monsoon forest, right on the …

Continue Reading No Comments
Office Chimp

Travel Jobs : Office Administrator

April 2nd 2014

  Yo. Dave here…  I can hear you all saying, “I thought you didn’t want to work in office anymore.  Isn’t that why you left on this trip in the first place?”   Well, here’s the story.   After driving …

Continue Reading 1 Comment
Pulp Kitchen

Eating Out : Pulp Kitchen, Palmerston NT

March 29th 2014

After a successful morning of op shopping, our tummies were grumbling so we made our way to Pulp Kitchen in Palmerston for a feed.  We had driven past this place a few times and really liked their image.  Following their …

Continue Reading No Comments

Camping : Juz’s Tips for Staying Attractive While In The Bush

March 25th 2014

  Stop…   This is not a post about choosing the best stilettos for the desert or which mascara to use while bushwalking in the Daintree. Before you get too excited about hot makeup trends, mani-pedis and facials, let’s bring …

Continue Reading 2 Comments
The Waterfront

City Profile : Darwin

March 21st 2014

  When we arrived in Darwin back in June 2013, we were exhausted.  We had just driven through the Kimberley and broken down on the road towards the Bungle Bungles and we were looking forward to spending some time in …

Continue Reading 3 Comments

Eating Out : Chow!, Darwin NT

March 17th 2014

A new Vietnamese restaurant opened in Darwin while we were there and after dubbing Saigon Star as the provider of the best pho, we realised we had a new contender to sample.  We set our expectations fairly low and walked …

Continue Reading 1 Comment