VICTORIA Road Trip

Click on map to open in Google MapsMap shows places we stayed only, does not include day trips to surrounding areas. We had three weeks off over the Christmas period of 2018/19 and decided to head back to Victoria to explore some areas we hadn't yet visited. We had a rough idea of where the trip was going to take us but only locked in sites in Bendigo and Ballarat before leaving. The rest of the places we stayed we worked out while we were on the road. Selina's parents joined us for the [Read more...]

SILKY BIGBOY HAND SAW [Product Recommendation]

I must admit when this turned up in the post I did roll my eyes and think ...oh another gadget!  But, I was actually really surprised at how good it worked, so had to take back my thoughts!! We have a chainsaw and always have it in the van and it does gets a lot of use, however, the Silky Bigboy comes in handy when you've got smaller wood to cut. WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT? The Silky Bigboy is a folding hand saw. Suitable for cutting small wood for the fire pit or a great tool for those [Read more...]

TreeTops Adventure Park – Newcastle NSW

If you have kids that are wild for adventure then you need to make a visit to TreeTops Adventure Park. Treetops Adventure Park is an obstacle course constructed among the trees with over 90 obstacles to manoeuvre! The kids will be climbing rope ladders, flying through the trees on zip lines, wobbling over bridges and cargo nets all while having loads of fun! Children as young as three can participate and they will enjoy an adrenaline packed two hours while they test their mental and [Read more...]

Big 4 Bendigo Marong Holiday Park – Marong VIC

This park is around 15kms west of Bendigo and a great place to base yourself to explore the area. This also gives you the advantage of a bit of peace and quiet not being right in the middle of town. It is a smaller park and wasn’t overly busy during our stay. And, even though it’s on the Calder Highway, traffic noise wasn’t a problem. 📍 1449 Calder Highway, Marong VIC Click on map to open in Google Maps A powered site only cost us $56 per night for our family of 4 which is [Read more...]