Scenic Public Loo, Lord Howe Island

World Toilet Day: Red’s TOP 10 Scenic Aussie Loos

I’m a Loo Lover. A Dunny Detective. Amenities Aficionado. Conveniences Chaser AND Top Toilet Tragic. Hell, with Scenic Loo blog series; a couple of Dunny Calendars and a book called ‘Aussie Loos With Views!’ under my belt, I reckon I’m the Poster Girl for Scenic Australian Public Toilets! But I had NO IDEA about World Toilet Day! When I took[…]

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Cape Northumberland at Sunset, Limestone Coast Attractions

The Ultimate Beginners Guide to Limestone Coast Attractions – Part Two!

The Limestone Coast is WAY too big for one blog post – that’s why you’ll find Part One of my Limestone Coast Beginners Guide HERE! In Part One, there’s 6 SUPER cool natural Limestone Coast attractions close to Mount Gambier – best place for the amazing volcanic activity that helped make the region what it is today! In Part Two[…]

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Cape Buffon, Canunda National Park via Southend, Limestone Coast

The Ultimate Beginners Guide to the Limestone Coast – Part ONE

Wild rocky coastline littered with lighthouses and shipwrecks; dormant volcanoes, jewel-like caves and craters; oddly coloured lakes, mysterious pools and deep sinkholes; long, deserted beaches full of fishing spots, surf breaks and secluded bays; spectacular coastal scenery and the Southern Rock Lobster Capital of Australia – if not, the WORLD! And not many travellers even know it’s there! It’s South[…]

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Lord Howe Island

How to Spend 7 Days in Paradise – Lord Howe Island, New South Wales

‘I’ll take TEN kilos off for your RED hair,’ the baggage handler announced as I stepped on to the scales clutching my hand luggage. Just as well, I thought, sneaking a peek at the reading. Boy, were those scales defective, or WHAT?! Luckily, the scales faced away from the crowds at the airport – who was going to believe that[…]

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Dugouts, Dirt and Dunnies! 3 reasons to visit Andamooka, South Australia

I don’t know if anyone ever struck it rich in the old days – or even the new days – by hitting a seam of opal while sinking a dugout dunny shaft. But if it’s going to happen anywhere, the chances of it happening in Andamooka are better than average. As long as the hole is at least 3 metres[…]

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Boulders on Bald Rock climb, via Tenterfield NSW

Climb Bald Rock – Australia’s BIGGEST Granite Monolith! via Tenterfield, NSW

There’s no shame in taking the easy option. Is there? That’s what I kept telling myself on the Bald Rock climb, anyway. It’d been too long since I clocked up an Australian exclusive, so climbing Bald Rock, largest exposed granite rock in the Southern Hemisphere and centrepiece of the boulder-studded Granite Country around Tenterfield, was a no-brainer. Choosing the easier[…]

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Sunset over the Richmond River, 10 Budget Travel Tips

10 TOP Budget Travel Tips to make your Road-Trip ROCK!

It’s EASY to calculate a daily expense rate for a road-trip holiday by dividing the money in your budget by the number of days you plan to be away. That’ll give you a daily expenses estimate from which you can calculate expenditure for fuel, accommodation, food and entertainment – and emergencies. Then comes the HARD part – sticking to it! Don’t let those[…]

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Exmouth Beach, Western Australia

Aussie ABC: T is for Towns Part 2

Australian Country Towns don’t come much smaller than some of these! But each town on my A-Z list within my Aussie ABC punches above its weight with attractions you probably won’t find anywhere else! My list of HOT Aussie Towns from N-Z here in Part 2 have attractions so COOL you’ll want to see them all. And if you missed[…]

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Camels Racing at Bedourie, Outback Queensland, Australia

Aussie ABC: T is for Towns Part 1

Ever wondered what’s out beyond the urban areas where nearly 90% of the Australian population live? There’s a LOT of wide open spaces, a LOT of natural attractions – and a LOT of TOP Aussie Tiny Towns with TERIFFIC Tourist Attractions! The Australian Country Towns in the ABC-within-my-bigger-ABC might be small, but there’s all got something to see that you[…]

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