Posts tagged 'Aussie'

The $17 billion caravan bonanza

Lovely and vantastic to see our industry receive some much needed press today. Thanks to "The Sydney Morning Herald" for showcasing the future of tech for the grey nomads.
20th July 2015

Five Reasons to Get Up For an Aussie Sunrise

Setting your alarm for a single figured hour may not be appealing after a hard day's adventuring/ night's partying however these five points might change your mind and help you squeeze even more fr...

Day 1 of 70 Days Around Australia

I was awake at 5.30am this morning, and for every minute that I grew more alert the more I realised what a big day today is. Today I've left my home town of Sydney and begun a road trip that will t...

Townsville

Townsville, the capital of North Queensland, is a cosmopolitan city bounded by the Burdekin region down south, the towns of Charters Towers and Ravenswood on the west, Magnetic Island on the east, ...

Uluru

The red centre has long been a uniquely Australian paradox – literally at the heart of Australia, it’s an absolute enigma to most of us. In preparation for my visit I read Nevil Shute’s A Town Like...

Watsons Bay Fishing

Anyone looking to spend a lovely afternoon in Sydney and fancies a bit of fishing then this post is for you! Last weekend I took the 325 bus out to Watsons Bay and traipsed down to Camp Cove and th...

Thredbo Snow Weekend

Every winter here in Australia, we cross our fingers and hope for snow to hit the Snowy Mountains so we can claim to have a Ski Season. This year we've had just enough and so we joined one of the w...

City2Surf

With some 80,000 other runners Park My Van took to the Sydney Streets on Sunday to take park in Sydney’s annual City 2 Surf fun run. It's 14km over an undulating course that snakes east from the ci...

Melbourne Graffiti

After mentioning the quality graffiti in and around Melbourne in our Destination Melbourne guide recently I decided to revisit some of it's best haunts when I was just down for the weekend. Gone ar...

Plans For Vans

Check out our latest press coverage - we were featured in Sydney Morning Herald's Traveller section on Saturday 9th August - "Plans for Vans."

The Blue Mountains

Sitting some 90 minutes west of Sydney the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains attracts some 12 million visitors annually. The Greater Blue Mountains Area consists of seven national parks and cons...

Northern Rivers - Beyond Byron

Despite being one of the most popular tourist destinations in Australia, the public perception of the Northern Rivers revolves largely around the hub town of Byron Bay and home to the inland hamlet...

NSW Central Coast

The Central Coast isn’t often considered as a campervanning destination, due to its high-density residential zoning and proximity to Sydney. However, if you’re heading in or out of Sydney it’s well...

Newell Highway adVANture - Day Ten

Newell Highway adVANture - Day 10: Melbourne to Sydney. Overall Trip Rating A+ Last day on the road: Tied up all the loose ends, drove the van back to Awesome Campers, and spent a little time film...

Newell Highway adVANture - Day Nine

Day 9: Tocumwal to Melbourne. 3 hours, 16 minutes, 270 km. Overall Grade: B+ - the trip was coming to an end. Left Town Beach camping area in Tocumwal and breakfasted at the Local Bakery on rec...

Newell Highway adVANture - Day Eight

Day Eight: Narrandera to Jerilderie to Tocumwal. 1 hour 59 minutes, 166 km. Overall Grade: B+ Home Stretch! We head to the Koala Reserve across the river once we're up. We walk along the path, ...

Vantastic news for the Vanning & Camping Industry

SYDNEY, NSW — Jun 13th, 2014 - Australia has a new player in the online campervan and caravanning industry; Park My Van. Parkmyvan.com.au officially hit the road last week and is already on tra...