Road leading to one of Phu Quoc’s beaches. image courtesy Motormanner

An Epic Vietnamese Motorcycle Road Trip

… This is a guest post by Laura Knight of Motormanner … Vietnam is a mix of old and new (as is much of Southeast Asia these days). You can travel to almost any part of the country, even random, ramshackle garages that sell petrol out of water bottles, and find perfect, high speed Wi-Fi.Read More

Road trip navigation, image courtesy Magrenta

How to Wipe Your Private Phone Data from a Rental Car

Sometimes I can’t believe that I missed something really, really obvious. But hey, it happens. And rather than pretend it didn’t I’m now going to dedicate a blog post to one such thing in case I can help other people who missed it too. That embarrassingly obvious thing? That when you connect your phone toRead More

Road Trip Outback Queensland

Road Trip Tips: What You Need to Know Before Renting a Car or RV

Road trips rock. There’s something really special about getting together with friends or family and hitting the road together to explore somewhere new. Stopping in little towns, chatting to the locals, seeing new things and trying new foods along the way. I’ve had some wonderful, memorable road trips with friends in the USA, Europe andRead More

Blackheath Blue Mountains

Blackheath and Beyond in the Blue Mountains

For years he’s been coming to Sydney and we’ve hung out together. I can’t remember exactly how long it has been going on, but I do know we first made contact through MySpace so that definitely dates it somewhat. This year he was coming again but this time we were going to do something different.Read More

Car Fuel Door Sign in Suburu

The Super Simple Way to Know Which Side of the Car the Fuel Door is On

I’m sure I’m not the only one who has done it. Hired or borrowed a car, realised I needed to get petrol and started looking into the side mirrors trying to get a hint of which side of the car the fuel door is on before pulling into the petrol station. Then a while backRead More

Country road trips

How to Take a Cat that Hates Cars on a Road Trip

… This content has been created as part of my involvement in Microsoft’s #WorkWonders Program … There’s a reason dogs are the animal you most often see with their smiling faces up against a car window. While there are some cats that love to travel and happily hop into the car, most fall into theRead More

Renault Clio GT road trip

Newcastle and Port Stephens Road Trip with a Renault Clio GT

In 1888 Australia was celebrating its first centenary, the National Geographic Society was founded, Sherlock Holmes was undertaking a number of adventures and Jack the Ripper was taking lives in London. It’s also the year the first road trip was taken. This is the sort of trivia I discover when questions like “I wonder howRead More

10 cent coffee in Foley, Alabama

Cheapest Cup of Coffee in America found on a Deep South Road Trip

“Yes! Overpriced coffee.” … “That’s 37 dollars.” … “Wa-ha! Awesome!” When Emmet gets excited about paying way too much for a cup of coffee in The Lego Movie it’s one of those moments where the adults laugh louder than the kids (while wondering just how long it will be until they’re really paying that muchRead More

The Big Merino, NSW

Road Tripping to Australia’s Big Things

… This post is brought to you by Bayswater Car Rental … I recently discovered something wonderful. Australia will be getting another Big Thing, and this time it’s based on a cake. Yes, the Big Lamington is coming to Toowoomba, and as soon as I heard the news I just knew that when it wasRead More