Esperance – Amazing Beaches in the Hot or Cold

It had been a long time since we last visited Esperance, in the south of Western Australia. It is a beautiful destination, though the long distance from Perth means we don't go there often. To break up the drive, and also to visit another place on our wish list, we stopped over about half way …

Karijini For Kids [top-10 kid-friendly activities]

Karijini National Park is a superb part of Western Australia. If your kids can survive the 14-hour drive north from Perth, there is plenty for them to enjoy in this excellent National Park. We spent a week camped at Karijini National Park with three kids aged from 7 to 12 years, and had no problem …

Top Travel Animal Experiences

Top-10 List: Our Favourite Travel Animal Experiences [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top-ten favourite experiences with animals based on what we have seen and experienced in our travels. We have seen so many different animals as we have travelled the world and picking just this top ten was very …

Our Favourite Caravan Parks of Australia

Top-10 List: Our Favourite Caravan Parks from around Australia [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top-ten favourite caravan parks of Australia we have come across in our travels around Australia, mostly from our 2008 around Australia trip. Now that we have our Jayco Hawk, we will be visiting more of …

10 things to do in Esperance on a cold day

Esperance, on the south coast of Western Australia, has some of the best beaches in Australia. But what do you do if it is too cold to go to the beach? Here are our top-10 ideas for things to do in Esperance on a cold day. Coffee Break at an Esperance Beach Lookout Visit Beach …

Wave Rock – More Than Just A Rock

Our kids have been keen to visit the iconic Wave Rock for a long time. It features regularly on tourism posters, beckoning us to visit. We hoped it lived up to their expectations. Wave Rock, in the central Western Australia wheatbelt region, is a very convenient stopover on the way from Perth to Esperance, breaking …

Big Things of Western Australia

Australia is well known for its big things, larger than life objects scattered across the country, and our home state of Western Australia has its fair share of them. Here are images of those that we have visited, and others that are on our wish list. You gotta collect them all! Also, check out our …