Big Sur Roadtrip: Solvang

For our first wedding anniversary we decided to do a long weekend trip up the Pacific Coast Highway to Big Sur/Monterey. We left on a Thursday evening after work and headed straight to Solvang for the night. Solvang was founded in 1911 as a new community by Danish settlers and entering the town makes you [...]

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Litchfield National Park

Day 7 of our NT Roadtrip took us from Nitmiluk N.P driving north to Litchfield N.P. We would be getting closer to Darwin, the landscape and weather is more tropical and humid. We were looking forward to swimming in the waterholes and waterfalls there! As we only had a 2WD we were restricted to staying [...]

Nitmiluk Gorge

One of my favourite days on our Northern Territory road trips was the day we went canoeing in Nitmiluk Gorge (also commonly known as Katherine Gorge). All tours - whether it be a boat cruise or canoeing - are booked through Nitmiluk Tours. We originally had looked at doing a cruise but they are quite short, [...]

Mataranka

Day 5 saw us driving from our camp spot at Renner Springs  up to Nitmiluk National Park - Katherine Gorge - around 556km! The first leg of the drive was to see the tourist stop of Daly Waters Pub. It was only 10AM but we stopped and had a beer and had a look at [...]

Devil’s Marbles

We left Alice Springs on the first leg of our journey to Darwin toward our first stop, the Devil's Marbles, traditionally known as Karlu Karlu.     Not far into our drive we saw a few handcrafted signs on the side of the road for 'Red Centre Farm!' 'Mango Ice-cream -Yum!'. Enough incentive for me to [...]

Budget for our Central Oz Adventure

Everyone who knows me, knows how much I research and plan my travel. It's my hobby, it fills my spare time, and I have about 5 international trips planned in my head and on my hard drive. Hundreds of bookmarks, random notepad files and half-itineraries. What can I say, I love travelling and I love [...]