Tips and Tech

Tips & Tech

About all things camping, touring and off-road
  • The 5 Biggest Long Term Travel Myths

    Posted on: 29/11/17

    Long term touring travel myths

    Do you dream of travelling long-term, but are not convinced that the travel lifestyle is possible? After debunking these five massive touring myths, you’ll be ready to pack your bags and start living on the road.

  • How to Become a Minimalistic Camper

    Posted on: 21/09/17

    Minimalistic camping Milky Way

    Camping in comfort has its place, but for those who want an efficient and minimalistic camp set up, these tips are essential.

  • The Basic Guide to Astrophotography

    Posted on: 14/08/17

    Astrophotography tips Matt Williams

    Most budding photographers assume that taking photos of the stars at night is a difficult and highly-specialised task, but it can be easy with the right settings and gear.

  • Navigation Lingo You Really Need to Know

    Posted on: 22/06/17

    Navigation terms you need to know

    Think you know where you’re heading? Become a serious explorer with our list of navigation terms that every die-hard traveller should know.

  • 5 Off-Road Lessons You Never Want to Learn

    Posted on: 28/03/17

    Off-road lessons you never want to learn

    Failing off-road can be a great learning experience, but some 4WD lessons are best avoided at all costs.

  • 5 Simple Tips for Amazing Landscape Photos

    Posted on: 18/03/17

    Landscape photo composition tips

    Photographing your travels is the perfect way to document your adventures, but the end result often differs from what you saw through your own eyes. Use these composition tips next time you’re travelling to instantly improve the photos you’re taking.

  • How to Find Secret Travel Spots

    Posted on: 18/01/17

    How to find secret travel spots

    Want to escape the beaten track and find elbow room at little-known campsites where the views are your own? With a bit of poking around, you too can break out from the pack and discover your own secret slice of Australia.

  • Improving Road Safety When Driving at Night

    Posted on: 17/01/17

    Driving at dusk

    Night-time driving presents a whole new gamut of challenges to road travellers including decreased visibility, reduced time to react, potential roadside obstacles and driver fatigue.

  • Keeping Your 4WD Legal

    Posted on: 15/12/16

    Keeping your 4WD legal

    Owning a 4WD allows you to see some of the most spectacular parts of Australia. You can modify it to suit your requirements and make travelling even more enjoyable, but it’s worth taking the time to make sure your 4WD is legal.

  • What to Do When You Breakdown in the Outback

    Posted on: 21/11/16

    Map Patrol in the Outback

    Having a vehicular breakdown on the highway is an annoyance, but breaking down in the Outback can be fatal. Be prepared for the unexpected next time you breakdown off the beaten track with these insightful tips.