Interviews with celebrities who still prefer tents and caravans to five-star resorts, chats with campers looking after the environment in their own special way and stories from interesting folk travelling around Australia.
Take 3 for the sea
By Justine McClymont
From surfing at local beaches to international sailing adventures, environmentalist Tim Silverwood is never far from the water.
In 2011 Tim Silverwood stepped onto a sailing boat to travel from ...
By Kimberley Nicoll
AFL great Peter ‘Spida’ Everitt and his charming wife Sheree would have to be one of the most fun couples you would hope to bump into on the road.
They really are a laugh a minute. Ask them how they first met, the ...
He’s seen more stars than just about anyone – working with the biggest names in movies and spending any downtime camping in the outback under the Southern Cross sky.
Over the past four decades cinematographer Don McAlpine has shot some of the ...
Aussie 1980s singing sensations the Eurogliders’ Grace Knight, shares her memories of caravanning as a child in the UK.
Did you camp or caravan?
We stayed in a caravan which seemed like a real adventure at the time. It must have been ...
Tony Parkes made his mark in business as a caravan park entrepreneur in the 1970s. Since then he’s been fighting to save what’s left of Australia’s biggest subtropical rainforest.
In 1989, before the term “tree-change” had even been ...
Tyler Wright has surfed her way across the globe to become Australia’s newest sporting world champion.
Sport writers estimate she’s now earned close to a million dollars in prize money and Tyler recently invested some of that buying a beach ...
Mal Leyland has had a life of incredible highs and he’s also survived some painful setbacks over the years.
By ROD BRUEM
His recently published life memoir, “Still Travelling”, is a remarkable story of human spirit.
It tells how he ...
There are plaques alongside framed photographs of Neil being presented with awards. There’s the occasional memento from Australia’s golden days of caravanning in the 1960s and early 1970s when Chesney reigned supreme on the roads of Queensland ...
Gerry Ryan celebrates 40 years in business and reveals how Jayco Caravans outlasted all the other big names from the 1970s.
By ROD BRUEM
The outer Melbourne industrial suburb of South Dandenong is not the sort of place you’d normally pick as ...
Australians have Geoffrey Robertson to thank as one of the great innovators who made caravan holidays affordable for the masses. For the first time, the Franklin Caravans founder reveals how not taking a holiday led to the company’s demise.