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Power your Camping Fridge for longer

by on 29th January 2015 in Camping Fridges | Add comment
The way you use your fridge has a big impact on how long it runs. Read on to find out what you can do to lower the power consumption of your portable fridge.  Read More...
 
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Dairy and Egg free Pancakes – the perfect camping recipe!

by on 22nd January 2015 in Camp Kitchen | Add comment
Pancakes for breakfast is a great camping tradition, but not everyone has the ability to keep the fresh ingredient’s for traditional pancakes cold. Eggs and milk take up valuable room in the fridge or ice box and no
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5 items that should be on every overseas travel checklist

by on 20th January 2015 in Travel, Travel Tips | Add comment
These are the five things I take with me whenever I am travelling overseas. I consider them an essential on my packing checklist.  Read More...
 
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Snowys Product Review – Primus Gas Stove

by on 15th January 2015 in Camp Kitchen, Gas Stoves | Add comment
The Primus High Output Regulated Stove is a no-nonsense 2-burner stove that runs on LPG, and has become our faithful companion in the 4 years we've owned one.  Read More...
 
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Snowys Buying Guide – Best Family Tents of 2014

by on 8th January 2015 in Tents | 1 comment
Once memories of fitting Oztents into hatchbacks, sourcing widgets to fit inside dooflackeys and repairs to seriously damaged equipment were reflected upon, the conversation turned to the best tents of the year.  Read More...
 
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The Birdsville Track – for lovers of the Outback – Part 2

by on 18th December 2014 in 4WD, Adventure | Add comment
Part 1 of this article focussed on the things to see along the track. This time I'll cover at the practicalities of travel in this area and provides information to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.  Read More...
 
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Half a lap in 7 weeks – An Australian Road Trip

by on 11th December 2014 in 4WD, Adventure | Add comment
From a flippant discussion to a split decision we went from decision to departure in under six weeks. Bought a car and a caravan, filled it full of whatever we deemed necessary and we were off; It was not a relaxing holiday but it sure was an awesome one.  Read More...
 
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Caravanning in the Australian Outback

by on 5th December 2014 in Adventure, Caravanning, Family Getaways | Add comment
With a bit of extra care, some simple preparation, and knowledge of your vans limitations, you can take a conventional caravan off the black top and into the great Australian Outback.  Read More...
 
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Fitness for Hiking

by on 27th November 2014 in Adventure, Hiking | Add comment
I hear you pleading, "Please. Can we just leave fitness out of this one thing in my life? I worry about what I eat, what I drink, and how active I am every day... Do I really need to think about how fit I am to enjoy the outdoors?"  Read More...
 
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The Birdsville Track – for lovers of the Outback – Part 1

by on 20th November 2014 in 4WD, Adventure | Add comment
The Birdsville Track is well travelled, being a supply route to the stations along the way and still fulfilling its original role as a major stock route, bringing animals from as far away as the Queensland Channel Country to markets in Adelaide.  Read More...
 
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