Touring Tasmania in a camper van is a great way to get to many different parts of the island. We rented a Toyota 4-berth camper van with high roof from Autorent Herz. Was that a good decision?
Continue reading “Review: 4-Berth Campervan with high roof”
We’re sitting in a pub at Lake Leak that has the best pub meals in Australia, according to the owner of the campsite next door. It is cold outside, inside the fire is keeping us warm and it is drying Kai’s shoes and socks that just got soaking wet from from playing a balancing game with the lakeside (the Lake won). Continue reading “Tassie Day 7: Launceston”
Are you planning to go bush camping in Australia or just want to know a bit more about it? There are seven essentials that you need to know about. And yes, some of them are different from other continents. At least according to us. Continue reading “7 essentials for Australian Bush Camping”
Until now our camping adventurous in Australia have been on campsites with facilities. Time to roughen it up and get ready for the real stuff: bush camping! Continue reading “Bush camping, back to basics”
These questions are being fired at us from the back of the car. Kai is reading out loud from a book that we got at the library. We are all sitting in the car, as if we are ready to enjoy our summer vacation, but the car is not packed with our camping gear. Instead, we are on our way to Scienceworks for a day trip. Where I normally have no problem finding our next camping location, this time I am struggling a bit. Things are not the way we know them. Continue reading “What’s big, white and furry and found in outback Australia?”
After almost five months in Australia we did an amazing discovery. Kangaroo’s are not a marketing trick, they actually exist in the wild! Continue reading “First Kangaroo encounter”
Is renting a van and driving around Australia as idyllic as it sounds? We are normally hardcore tent people, that is the way we have seen a large part of Europe.
In Australia distances are slightly larger than in Europe (understatement….), so just driving somewhere with the tent in the trunk is all a bit more challenging, if you do not want to be on on the road three to five days in a row. So when we flew to Brisbane, we figured it would be a good opportunity to rent a camper to discover the Sunshine Coast and the Hinterland. Continue reading “Jucy Grande camper: our experience”
Tomorrow we are on our way to Brisbane. We are travelling without Oliver, since he flew today already. This means I will be travelling alone with Kai and Luka. Continue reading “Travelling alone with two kids from Melbourne to Brisbane”