Oz Planner iPhone App Review

by on June 21, 2010
in Gear

Tourism Australia have been very busy of late with their new “There’s Nothing Like Australia” campaign promoting the many fantastic destinations around the country.  In addition to a new ad, a huge user submitted photo promotion and the subsequent experience map comes a new free iPhone app – Oz Planner. Read more

10 tips for successful camping with kids

by on May 19, 2010
in Tips

Camping with kids can be one of life’s simple pleasures.  Whether it’s in camping grounds with 5 star facilities or out in the bush with the bare essentials, camping trips have the potential to provide lifelong memories for your whole family.  Camping can be as complicated as you like, but like most things simpler often means more successful.

1. Set up in daylight

Depending on the whim of your little fellow travellers, setting up can be a breeze or a nightmare.  Best not to risk a nightmare in the dark.  Stopping earlier in the day lessens the chance of anyone being frazzled and cranky, you can see what pole goes where and if you’re setting up on an ants’ nest.  All good things. Read more